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Important Notes About Genital Warts and Pregnancy

Updated on September 10, 2009

Important Notes About Genital Warts and Pregnancy

For all expecting mother's out there, congratulations on your upcoming child.  I am very sure that your seed will bring wonders to the world.  Nonetheless, hopefully that seed is not interrupted by a sexually transmitted disease you have experienced throughout your life.  It may be possible that your disease has affected your baby in someway...maybe not.  But to be sure it is time for you to learn a bit about your situation.  I am about to tell you all about genital warts and pregnancy.

So if you have genital warts while you are pregnant, you should be very concerned about your baby's health.  You may have actually infected the baby without even knowing it.  Thus, upon birth the child might already own the disease itself.  However, fear not because there are treatment option that you can ask your doctor for that will help you get through the problem.

If you are pregnant and have the disease, you may notice something different. What was once preventing the disease in your body from spreading at a rapid pace is actually failing.  The warts have a tendency to spread more during the time of pregnancy.  This, however should only last for the duration of the pregnancy.

You may want to take matters into your own hands.  This is when people usually get the nonprescription drugs.  But be warned that these chemicals can actually affect the baby.  So it is best if you consult your doctor before you take this action.  You do not want to poison your future child.

So if you child does contract the disease during the time of pregnancy, it is possible that the doctor will have to perform a minor surgery to save its life.  The surgery will be for the purpose of clearing the child's air canal that has been heavily populated with the warts.  The doctor will you a special tool that will zap the warts away and after the child will be brand new again.  But don't worry because this only happens to very few children.

This was my little piece on genital warts and pregnancy. Make sure you get adequate advice from a professional about your condition.  Hopefully, the doctor will guide you in the right direction, one that will help that baby survive and live a healthy life.  Be smart and educate yourself.  I hope this article has helped you with your curiosity about genital warts and pregnancy.


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