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im currently 18 weeks pregnant and i had blood tests they have detected anti bodies my midwife said its a sti? what sti is it more likely to be?


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replied November 18th, 2010
Pregnancy Answer A17167
Hi,
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Presence of antibodies in blood can mean active or old infection depending on the type of antibody detected. Confirm with your midwife about it. Go ahead with a complete screening test for the STI/STD to confirm which one it could be. If severe, it could affect the baby and its development. An anomaly scan done at 20 weeks would help in determining if there is any affection to the baby.
Meet a gynecologist/obstetrician for further management.
Take care.



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