Sex after MMR

Patient

Q: "My wife is almost 3 months pregnant. Today I had MMR booster and we had sex. Is the pregnancy under serious risk?"

Doctor

A:   Though MMR is contraindicated in pregnancy as it is a live vaccine, there is no risk to the pregnancy if the husband receives the MMR booster during this time. I hope the information helps, take care.

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