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Can lymphogranuloma venereum affect my unborn baby?

Patient: I have lymphogranuloma venereum can it affect my baby that I am pregnant with

 

 

Symptoms: lymphogranuloma venereum

 

 

Doctor: Lymphogranuloma Venereum is a chlamydia group which is a sexually transmitted infection,it should be treated early on, if left neglected for long term then it can have harmful effects and lead to preterm delivery, conjunctivitis or pneumonia in the new born. Therefore it is advisable to see the doctor who will access the condition and suggest suitable medication / antibiotic which are safe during pregnancy.Hope that answers your query. Have a good day.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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