In very rare cases, children may get genital warts if their mothers are infected while they're pregnant. In those cases, babies may develop warts in their throats, which may lead to airway obstruction and other health issues. Because of this, it's important for a woman to get tested and treated for genital warts before becoming pregnant or early in pregnancy.
- Q What are the advantages of NAATs for gonorrhea and chlamydia?
- Q How should I talk to my kids about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)?
- Q Why does trichomoniasis receive so little attention compared to other STDs?
- Q When should I call my doctor if I have genital warts?
- Q What are signs that I have human papillomavirus (HPV)?
- Q Why should women be treated for gonorrhea?