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Can maternal staph skin infections harm an unborn child?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: Most Staph...

...Infections are localized, and as such pose no threat to an unborn baby.
However, the drugs used to treat bacterial infections can, under certain circumstances, be harmful; so make sure that any doctor or other caregiver who treats you is aware that you are pregnant. Never assume they know; tell them, and tell them again.

In brief: Most Staph...

...Infections are localized, and as such pose no threat to an unborn baby.
However, the drugs used to treat bacterial infections can, under certain circumstances, be harmful; so make sure that any doctor or other caregiver who treats you is aware that you are pregnant. Never assume they know; tell them, and tell them again.
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