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Women who are treated for syphilis in the second half of pregnancy are "at risk for premature labor and/or fetal distress if the therapy precipitates the Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction," Dr.
Treatment has been known to precipitate the Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction, particularly in patients with early syphilis.
Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction was considered (7), and intravenous penicillin was replaced with ceftriaxone.