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Is it risky to have a vaginal delivery with HPV warts?

Is it risky to have a vaginal delivery with HPV warts?

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 more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Hpv (Definition)

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more


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What is the risk associated with having a vaginal delivery with HPV warts?

What is the risk associated with having a vaginal delivery with HPV warts?

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 more

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How likely is it to pass high risk HPV on to your baby during a vaginal delivery?

How likely is it to pass high risk HPV on to your baby during a vaginal delivery?

Extremely low : The risk is extremely low except in very rare cases. Hpv is not an issue for vaginal delivery. Having hpv does not exclude you from having a vaginal delivery and having a c section because of hpv is not recommended. ...Read more

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Is vaginal delivery safe if you have herpies?

Is vaginal delivery safe if you have herpies?

Yes if no outbreaks: Vaginal delivery is the recommended route of delivery unless you have an active herpes outbreak while you in labor. If there is an active outbreak at that time then a C-section should be done. Risk can be decreased by taking prescription medication called Valtrex (valacyclovir) once daily starting at 36 weeks gestation. ...Read more

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What are chances of vaginal delivery if triplets?

What are chances of vaginal delivery if triplets?

Don't risk it: Some old school docs talk about vag delivery of triplets but current standards recommend c-section. Not because obs are less skilled, it's just too many things that can go wrong that you can't control. Cord accidents, placental separation, bleeding, and more importantly-difficulty monitoring all three babies during labor. They usually deliver early & benefit with a prepared plan & personnel. ...Read more

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How long should I have bleeding after a normal vaginal delivery?

Lochia: Normal postpartum bleeding should not last more than 6 wks postpartum. During that time it should progress to light maybe clear discharge and decrease in quantity. ...Read more

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Is 2 weeks after vaginal delivery too soon to start masturbating?

Not at all: There's no reason to think that masturbating at that point would cause any harm at all. ...Read more

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Why am I experiencing a burning sensation after vaginal delivery?

Why am I experiencing a burning sensation after vaginal delivery?

Burning pain: A majority of burning pain (anywhere in the body) is due to temporary pressure or compression of a nerve. There are several nerves in the pelvis and birth canal that can be compressed during delivery. These should heal up on their own, but may take up to 6 months for full recovery. ...Read more

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I'm a chronic asthmatic. Can I safely go through a vaginal delivery?

I'm a chronic asthmatic.  Can I safely go through a vaginal delivery?

Yes: Asthma medications are safe during pregnancy. If your asthma is well-controlled, there is no reason you cannot have a normal vaginal delivery. ...Read more

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Dr. Brian Enggano
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Vaginal Delivery (Definition)

Vaginal delivery is the natural method of delivery for humans. A vaginal delivery can be assisted through the use of a vaccum or forceps. The average hospital stay after an uncomplicated vaginal delivery ...Read more