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Chlamydia

Created by: Melissa Werner
Posted : Monday January 01, 1900
 

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Possible Effects on Baby: Baby has a 20 - 50% chance of becoming infected while passing through the birth canal resulting in pneumonia or an eye infection.

Signs and Symptoms of Infection: More than 50% of all infections are without symptoms. You can experience burning on urination or unusual vaginal discharge.

Treatment: Antibiotic pills for you. Antibiotic ointment to baby's eyes at birth.

Testing: Cervical culture at the time of your initial pap smear.



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