A member asked:

I am ppregnant. 37. i am to get retested for chylmadia and herpes 1. if these come back positive how will it affect pregnancy?

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Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez answered

Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology

Herpes: Untreated chlamydia might cause neonatal conjuctivitis and respiratory illness. Herpes might cause fetal neurological disease and need to perform a cesarean section if present at the time of delivery. So both can affect anyones pregnancy.

Answered 12/7/2013



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