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 Why does trichomoniasis receive so little attention compared to other STDs?
- Q What should I do if I think I have a sexually transmitted infection (STI)?
- Q Which sexually transmitted infections can lesbian women get?
- Q When should I call my doctor if I have genital warts?
- Q What are the symptoms of gonorrhea in women?
- Q How safe is treatment for gonorrhea during pregnancy?