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Human papillomavirus? Can it hurt a baby of a woman with it?

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Dr. Raj Syal
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

If a mother has genital warts which are caused by hpv, a vaginal delivery may result in transmission to the baby.
In the baby the hpv can be found on the vocal cords.

In brief: Yes

If a mother has genital warts which are caused by hpv, a vaginal delivery may result in transmission to the baby.
In the baby the hpv can be found on the vocal cords.
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: ? type ?

Hpv is known to cause visible lesions have occasionally passed mom to baby.
They can remain dormant and emerge within the first 2-3 yrs after birth.They have also been known to cause rare vocal cord nodules in infants.The germ can be acquired if shed during delivery but not during pregnancy.

In brief: ? type ?

Hpv is known to cause visible lesions have occasionally passed mom to baby.
They can remain dormant and emerge within the first 2-3 yrs after birth.They have also been known to cause rare vocal cord nodules in infants.The germ can be acquired if shed during delivery but not during pregnancy.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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