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A 44-year-old member asked:

I just found out i have gonorrhea. could this cause delivery complications or a miscarriage?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
Yes: It could cause preterm labor so get treated right away. Your partner should be treated. Do not engage in unprotected sexual activity.
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Pediatric Critical Care 32 years experience
GC: Yes, if the infection caused damage to the fallopian tubes (the tubes that bring the eggs from the ovaries to the uterus) then it is possible that you may experience problems with miscarriage.
Last updated Dec 24, 2014

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