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12 weeks pregnant and just found out I have syphilis

I am 12 weeks pregnant and just found out I have syphilis if treated on Monday will my baby be ok
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replied February 15th, 2018
Hi, and thanks for your query on eHealth forum!

Yes, syphilis if properly treated, can be cured and there will usually be no transmission to baby. However, you and your baby will be monitored for syphilis both during pregnancy and after delivery. Even if by chance your baby gets the infection, your baby can be treated too.

Please consult your healthcare provider for further guidance. This reply to your query is just for education and counseling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit and treatment by a doctor who can examine you. Hope this helped you in making an informed decision about your health. Take care!



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