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Can food poisoning during pregnancy affect the child ?

Hello my name is jasmine I am 19 years old. I m in good health I have never had any medical problems. I am eight weeks pregnant and I have food poisoning can this affect the baby ? Should I got to the emergency room ?
Fri, 13 May 2011
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Hi Jasmine,thanks for query.Any infection during pregnancy can affect health of mother and baby both.Be careful as too much of diarrhea and vomiting will lead to loss of fluids from your body and can create problem.It is better that you talk to your doctor.bye.
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