Toxoplasmosis

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Last Updated: 02 May 2022
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Toxoplasmosis is a disease triggered by a single-celled bloodsucker called Toxoplasma gondii. There are no studies documenting transmission of Toxoplasma gondii in humans via breast milk. If a breastfeeding woman has cracked and bleeding nipple areas or her breasts are irritated, she might have some blood in her breast milk. There are numerous food security measures and ecological precautions moms can require to help stop Toxoplasma infection. Toxoplasmosis is found in human beings around the world and in many type of animals and birds. The parasite also resides in pet cats. Blood transfusions or strong organ transplants; Handling cat clutter; Eating contaminated soil; Eating undercooked or raw meat; Toxoplasmosis also impacts people who have deteriorated immune systems. These people are more probable to have symptoms. The infection might be passed from a contaminated mom to her child via the placenta. Toxoplasmosis does not usually cause any symptoms and many people do not realise they've had it. Some people get flu-like symptoms, such as: high temperature; aching muscle mass; exhaustion; feeling sick; aching throat; inflamed glands. you're pregnant or you have a weak body immune system and you think you might have toxoplasmosis. Toxoplasmosis is usually safe, but in uncommon cases it can lead to significant troubles.

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