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Hpv Labor Delivery
HPV: HPV is a very common virus and there are many strains. Only a few of them are associated with cervical cancer for the female. Once you have the virus it will stay in your system. There is no treatment for the virus. The best prevention at this time is to get the HPV vaccine prior to sexual activity to prevent you from contracting the virus. Screening pap smears is important to look for changes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Im 33 weeks and had the leep procedure done 6 years ago for HPV what are my chances of having pre term labor?
Very small increase?: Leeps are generally considered very safe procedures. It is unlikely to significantly increase your risk of preterm labor. The increase in preterm labor if present is certainly less than an additional 1% from the studies that we have seen. Overall, the risk of ptl is about 12%. Finally there is no reason to avoid the leep if in fact that is the right choice for you, however check with your doctor. ...Read more
Blood clots in urine today, 3 pees. 4th & 5th urination no clots; drips of blood urine, slight tingle. Strenuous labor/moved fence. No pain. HPV pos?
Safe: It is safe to have a vaginal delivery with genital warts. Extensive warts can, at times, obstruct labor, but majority of the time this will not be an issue. There is a very rare benign condition called laryngeal papillomatosis, which are benign growths linked to hpv but transmission rates to the baby are extremely low, and studies show that benefits of a c-section in this case are unknown. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rarely: Although warts caused by hpv may grow more quickly in pregnancy, unless they are large enough to block the vagina, there is no evidence that having a c-section for this reason is a good idea. Very rarely hpv can cause similar small growths in babies. Trichloroacetic acid, as well as cryotherapy, laser, and other surgical methods can be used to safely treat genital warts during pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 34 weeks pregnant, with hpv. I am afraid that they might bring this up in the delivery room with family around. Will they?
If i have wart in cervix and get baby by normal vaginal delivary can my baby catch the hpv im mouth help me im scared ?
Useless to worry...: Vertical transmission of infection to newborn may occur esp. chlamydia. Your worry about infecting your baby shows you are a responsible mom with parental devotion. As to HPV, it is possible but extremely rare and treatment is only for visible lesions with high recurrence up to 50%. So, ask your obs-gyn doc for faster advice. In reality, move on, watch, wait, & see; that is life reality. Best... ...Read more
If i have abnormal pap smear hpv not vesibal genital wart.. and i get baby by normal vaginal delivary dose my baby get infected by hpv?please help
If you have HPV,: the infant can acquire it during delivery. "Congenital HPV" can make a newborn very sick. I don't know how old your baby is, but the symptoms can begin up to 30 days after delivery. Women with obvious lesions are more likely to transmit HSV to the baby, so your baby's risk is lower. It's also lower if you got your first outbreak before pregnancy. Please talk with your pediatrician. Dr. Anne ...Read more
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