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Is it safe to eat raw oysters while pregnant?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: No raw shellfish

Avoid any shellfish that are raw or undercooked.
Do not eat any shellfish harvested during a red tide or when there are similar algae problems. Avoid any fish or shellfish that are obtained from areas near industrial pollution. Avoid smoked seafood. Avoid mecury. Fish with very high potential mercury levels: shark, swordfish, marlin & king mackerel, big eye & ahi tuna & orange roughy. & tilefish.

In brief: No raw shellfish

Avoid any shellfish that are raw or undercooked.
Do not eat any shellfish harvested during a red tide or when there are similar algae problems. Avoid any fish or shellfish that are obtained from areas near industrial pollution. Avoid smoked seafood. Avoid mecury. Fish with very high potential mercury levels: shark, swordfish, marlin & king mackerel, big eye & ahi tuna & orange roughy. & tilefish.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Collette Dominic
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

There aren't any raw foods safe for consumption during pregnancy.

In brief: No

There aren't any raw foods safe for consumption during pregnancy.
Dr. Collette Dominic
Dr. Collette Dominic
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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: NO!!!!

You should not eat anything raw like that while pregnant like no raw fish like suchi raw meat or raw chicken.

In brief: NO!!!!

You should not eat anything raw like that while pregnant like no raw fish like suchi raw meat or raw chicken.
Dr. Alan Patterson
Dr. Alan Patterson
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