Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Pregnancy (STDs) Center

When you are pregnant, many sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be especially harmful to you and your baby. These STDs include herpes, HIV/AIDS, genital warts (HPV), hepatitis B, chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhea, and trichomoniasis. Symptoms include bumps, sores, warts, swelling, itching, or redness in the genital region. Treatment of STDs while pregnant depends on how far along you are in the pregnancy and the progression of the infection. Read more: Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Pregnancy (STDs) Article

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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/9/2009

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