A 36-year-old member asked:

A woman is pregnant and has been married. when she has to be tested for gonorrhea?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
First visit: All pregnant women are tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia at their first visit when a pap smear is done. Married or single does not really factor into it.
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Can gonorrhea contribute to an ectopic pregnancy?
Dr. James Ferguson
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A 20-year-old female asked:
I had gonorrhea and PIDa few years back and got cured.A year later we got pregnant no trouble at all does that mean PIDdidn't mess up my fallopian tub?
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Is there a blood test to see if you have ever been exposed to gonorrhea in the past? I don't have it now but had ectopic pregnancy and don't know why!
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Hospital-based practice 23 years experience
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Is a newborn child is at risk if his mother had gonorrhea treated during pregnancy?
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
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NO: Gonorhea if treated will not infect offspring.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Hi I am a married woman. I am pregnant and guess I am at 37 weeks. How do I know my due date?
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
3 weeks: If you are 37 weeks pregnant, your due date would be at 40 weeks, which would be in 3 weeks.
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