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A 21-year-old female asked:

I'm 19 weeks pregnant, my obgyn didn't do a papsmere until i was 16 weeks. i was diagnosed with chlamydia, what happens if i had it before pregnancy?

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Dr. James Lin
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Go back to see Doc..: I respect you for having been evaluated, for the best interest of you and your baby, go to see the OBGYN-doc to ask & discuss your concern. For documented chlamydia infection, you need treatment and follow-up so to avoid vertical transmission to your baby at birth. Nowadays, what you have and do is the "normal" practice. So, work closely with Doc timely. Best wish ...
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It's nice of you to let Heal;that know the answer was very helpful; thank you for trusting HealthTap and its doctors.
Jan 4, 2015

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