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Sexually transmitted diseases in pregnancy.


Br J Hosp Med. 1992 May 6-19;47(9):674-9. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), grouped together are one of the most common medical complications of pregnancy. They can have serious adverse effects on the health of both the pregnant mother and her baby. The increasing prevalence of many STDs and the advent of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-related problems emphasize the need for STD awareness in the care of pregnant women.

Female Human Infant Mortality Infant, Newborn Maternal-Fetal Exchange Pregnancy Pregnancy Complications/DIAGNOSIS/MORTALITY/*PHYSIOPATHOLOGY Sexually Transmitted Diseases/DIAGNOSIS/MORTALITY/ *PHYSIOPATHOLOGY JOURNAL ARTICLE REVIEW REVIEW, TUTORIAL


Information in this article was accurate in October 30, 1992. The state of the art may have changed since the publication date. This material is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV.