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If a female is expecting and she has tuberculosis or bronchitis, can it affect the 20 week old fetus?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Complicated

The basic answer is absolutely.
Particularly tuberculosis. Acute bronchitis is usually viral and whether it affect the fetus depends on the cause and what else is going on.

In brief: Complicated

The basic answer is absolutely.
Particularly tuberculosis. Acute bronchitis is usually viral and whether it affect the fetus depends on the cause and what else is going on.
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