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how long after possible infection would you know if you had sf?

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olivo Fri 24-Jul-09 08:08:51

friend phoned last night to say her DD had probably got it; they wanted to warn us as I am pg. They were together on sunday, she started being poorly on monday. how long before i can assume my DD may have got away with it, or not? is it a week? and should i cancel playdate today with mum who is also pg? i assume not as no symptoms being shown,maybe just mention it?

Ninjacat Fri 24-Jul-09 08:14:45

2 - 7 days I believe is the predicted incubation period.

abraid Fri 24-Jul-09 08:24:34

My doc. told us my daughter would have been contagious a day before she got the symptoms. Reassuringly short, I thought.

olivo Fri 24-Jul-09 13:22:52

thanks, it is a short time, but unfortunately the one day they were together!! will watch and wait!

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