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Is HPV often transmitted through a vaginal birth?

Is HPV often transmitted through a vaginal birth?

It can be: Hpv lesions are occasionally found on infants as are vocal cord warts.When found in early childhood they are thought to represent passage from mother to child through regular vaginal birth.I have known of cases where mom elected to deliver c/s to avoid exposing baby when her skin lesions were still active. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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 will happen if you are high risk HPV and have a vaginal birth?

What will happen if you are high risk HPV and have a vaginal birth?

Usually nothing: High risk hpv types are not associated with any problems during vaginal delivery. Hpv 11, which causes warts can cause a rare condition in babies if they are exposed to the vaginal or cervical warts during delivery. Talk to your doctor if you are concerned about this. ...Read more

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Could hpv or previous vaginal birth 8 months ago cause mild discomfort during sex?i have a low mild hpv. or What can cause uncomfortable sex?

Many things: Many things can cause discomfort with intercourse including scarring from a previous delivery or vaginal dryness associated with breast feeding. A full history and exam is necessary to know with more certainty. Low risk HPV infections and mild cervical dysplasia due to HPV are seldom the cause unless you are upset because it is sexually transmitted. The brain is our most important sexual organ. ...Read more

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What is a better option, vaginal birth orna csection? Does the vagina go back to normal after birth? What are the changes that happen?

What is a better option, vaginal birth orna csection? Does the vagina go back to normal after birth? What are the changes that happen?

It depends: In an uncomplicated pregnancy (healthy mother with normal anatomy and well developed stable fetus), vaginal delivery is ideal (this is how nature intended it to be!!). C-sections are necessary in some cases to preserve the health of both mother and baby, but this is still a significant surgery which should not be taken lightly. ...Read more

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Can scar tissue on vaginal vault, told from child birth commonly b mis diagnosis during pap (only by touch) then unnoticed by myself &same partner for8yrs unsure HPV tested @pap in 09 no size change no pain?

Can scar tissue on vaginal vault, told from child birth commonly b mis diagnosis during pap (only by touch) then unnoticed by myself &same partner for8yrs unsure HPV tested @pap in 09 no size change no pain?

No : Not quite sure what you're describing but it wouldn't be picked up on a pap test. If your pap was hpv pos in the past and now it's normal it just means your body fought it off on it's own. ...Read more

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Scared of birth need help havimg a vaginal birth?

Scared of birth need help havimg a vaginal birth?

Lamaze Class: I recommend participating in a Lamaze class or meeting with a Lamaze counselor to help you overcome your fear of a vaginal child birth. You might also consider hiring a Doula - people trained to help support the mother (and father) throughout the childbirth process. Good Luck! ...Read more

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What are my chances of having a successful vaginal birth?

Hard to say: A learned answer depends on the amount of data we have to review.The only data we have for review is the assumption that you are female and 36 yo. General health history, surgical history, and findings of a physical exam are not available for us to review and would all factor into a response. ...Read more

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What to do if I have vaginal birth after cesarean?

What to do if I have vaginal birth after cesarean?

VBAC: Vaginal birth after C-section is generally not recommended due to the increased risk of uterine rupture during labor and delivery. It would be wise to labor in a medical facility if one plans to proceed with a VBAC delivery. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a vaginal birth with a hernia?

Depends on: Location and size of hernia. If it is an inguinal hernia and not exceptionally large, vaginal birth should not be a problem. ...Read more

Vaginal Birth (Definition)

A vaginal birth is one in which the baby passes thru the cervical opening into the vagina and out the vaginal opening. Sometimes naturally, or sometimes with assistance with forceps or vacuum extraction to assist moving the baby's head thru a vaginal area ...Read more