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Are mosquitoes more attracted to pregnant women?

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Dr. Ziad Akl
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Probably not

There is no such evidence.

In brief: Probably not

There is no such evidence.
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Dr. Casey Younkin
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes, maybe

Mosquitoes are attracted to heat.
Since pregnant women have a higher core temperature, they might have a higher skin temperature as well. I have never heard that mosquitoes were more of a problem for pregnant women than nonpregnant women, however.

In brief: Yes, maybe

Mosquitoes are attracted to heat.
Since pregnant women have a higher core temperature, they might have a higher skin temperature as well. I have never heard that mosquitoes were more of a problem for pregnant women than nonpregnant women, however.
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