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08 Mar 2004

chickenpox
I am 14weeks pregnant and I was exposed to chickenpox;I then went to a doctor who suggested to give me varicella zoster immunoglobulin injection.May I please know how safe is it to take this injection and what might be the complication of the exposure to chickenpox.(exposed for 2 weeks now.
Thank you.
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Cha, there is no reason to be worried. You’ve probably had chickenpox before and won’t get it again (you would’ve seen the water blisters by now). Even if you’re not immune,, you don’t have to worry because chickenpox isn’t the same as german measles – it isn’t harmful to the baby if you get it during pregnancy. Good luck.
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