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pregnancy and measles

i am 33 weeks pregnant and my husband is infected with measles. i come to know about it yesterday when he got the rash on the skin. Please help me what should i do to protect myself and the baby.
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You need to stay away from him completely. Either you or him need to stay somewhere else. I had a similar issue when a client if mine had the measles. My doc told me to cease all contact until they had a note from the doc saying they were clear of all infection and were no longer contagious. I know it will be difficult, but you really need to stay 100% away from your husband because measles is very contagious.
1901977 tn?1333991726
Call your OB asap and ask. She really needs to monitor both you and the baby, make sure everyone is okay.
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