Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Toxoplasmosis Symptoms

In those who have a healthy immune system, toxoplasmosis may not cause symptoms, because the parasite is inactivated by the body.

Symptoms of toxoplasmosis in those with a healthy immune system may include:


Symptoms of toxoplasmosis in those with a weak immune system may also include:

Congenital toxoplasmosis is an infection that occurs in a fetus. The parasite can enter the fetus if the mother is infected during pregnancy.

Symptoms of congenital toxoplasmosis include:

Toxoplasmosis Congenital Infection

Congenital toxoplasmosis is an infection that occurs in a fetus. The parasite can enter the fetus if the mother is infected during pregnancy.

Symptoms of congenital toxoplasmosis include:

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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