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A 27-year-old female asked:

1tube hydrosalpinx & 5 months pregnant,my concern is if it is caused by std the hydro & didn't have treatment before does it affect the baby at birth?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Complex question: Your OB MD should have run STD testing to rule out "the gift that keeps on giving" when you presented at your 1st or 2nd visit.(STD's) If the hydrosalpinx is not an active infection then it is unlikely to affect the present pregnancy. However, your OB MD may still give you a course of antibiotics to make sure that it won't

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