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Can a tb-infected pregnant woman give TB to a baby before the baby is born?
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Dr. Byron Hapner
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes, but it's rare
This is called congenital tuberculosis, and it's rather rare.
Women at high risk for TB can be screened while they are pregnant using a skin test. There are drugs to treat TB that may be used during pregnancy.

In brief: Yes, but it's rare
This is called congenital tuberculosis, and it's rather rare.
Women at high risk for TB can be screened while they are pregnant using a skin test. There are drugs to treat TB that may be used during pregnancy.
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