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If I have a fever in the second trimester, does that put the baby at risk?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Depends on situation
Illnesses that you have that are localized like a cold or ear infection have no effect on baby.
If you have an illness with a blood phase, where the germ gets into the blood, like the flu or measles, the baby can be affected. Best check it out with your doctor to be sure.

In brief: Depends on situation
Illnesses that you have that are localized like a cold or ear infection have no effect on baby.
If you have an illness with a blood phase, where the germ gets into the blood, like the flu or measles, the baby can be affected. Best check it out with your doctor to be sure.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Timothy Gorski
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Why the fever?
Depends what the fever is from. Most common infections that cause fevers do not hurt your baby.
There are some, though, that can - rubella, for example.

In brief: Why the fever?
Depends what the fever is from. Most common infections that cause fevers do not hurt your baby.
There are some, though, that can - rubella, for example.
Dr. Timothy Gorski
Dr. Timothy Gorski
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