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What should I do if I'm pregnant and have gonorrhea?

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If you’re pregnant and have gonorrhea, talk to your doctor so you can get the right treatment. Gonorrhea can cause health problems for babies, so it’s important to treat the disease as soon as possible to help lower your baby’s risk for complications.

From: Gonorrhea WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Gonorrhea.”

Stanford Medicine: “Gonorrhea.”

CDC: “Gonorrhea: CDC Fact Sheet.”

American Sexual Health Association: “Gonorrhea.”

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on April 2, 2019

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Gonorrhea.”

Stanford Medicine: “Gonorrhea.”

CDC: “Gonorrhea: CDC Fact Sheet.”

American Sexual Health Association: “Gonorrhea.”

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on April 2, 2019

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