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What effects can a pregnant woman's MRSA have on an unborn baby?
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Pregnant & MRSA
An unborn baby is not at risk of becoming infected with MRSA under normal circumstances.
During the birth, the baby may be at risk of becoming infected with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, which is a serious staph infection, if the mother has an active MRSA infection. A healthcare professional will need to be consulted to determine the safest way for a pregnant woman, who is infected, .

In brief: Pregnant & MRSA
An unborn baby is not at risk of becoming infected with MRSA under normal circumstances.
During the birth, the baby may be at risk of becoming infected with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, which is a serious staph infection, if the mother has an active MRSA infection. A healthcare professional will need to be consulted to determine the safest way for a pregnant woman, who is infected, .
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: RarelyAnyRisk-Others
Staphylococcus aureus frequently present skin & respiratory tract, especially nose.
Mrsa merely means resistant multiple abs, non-res ones dominate. Control of bacteria, as with all, a function of immune system. Sa most commonly a commensal bacteria, but reality not good for marketing fear. Dietary choices, activities, emotions, any internal control affecting staph & immune function can change.

In brief: RarelyAnyRisk-Others
Staphylococcus aureus frequently present skin & respiratory tract, especially nose.
Mrsa merely means resistant multiple abs, non-res ones dominate. Control of bacteria, as with all, a function of immune system. Sa most commonly a commensal bacteria, but reality not good for marketing fear. Dietary choices, activities, emotions, any internal control affecting staph & immune function can change.
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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