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Chickenpox -- Teratogenic Agent

Chickenpox -- Teratogenic Agent: Introduction

Chickenpox -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Chickenpox during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chickenpox -- Teratogenic Agent is available below.

Symptoms of Chickenpox -- Teratogenic Agent

Treatments for Chickenpox -- Teratogenic Agent

  • Exposure avoidance including strategies such as public education for pregnant mothers, and vaccination campaigns to minimize the disease in the community for selected viral agents
  • Immunisation before pregnancy for prevention of certain viral illnesses
  • Avoidance of infected individuals to prevent risk of transmission
  • Surveillance and appropriate obstetric management of pregnancies where the mother has been exposed to potentially teratogenic agents
  • Appropriate neonatal and ongoing surveillance and care for affected Babies and children
  • more treatments...»

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