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Dependiendo de la infección que tenga, se podría usar lo siguiente para ayudar a tratar la infección y evitar que sea transmitida a su recién nacido.

Monitoreo

Para algunas infecciones, especialmente infecciones virales como CMV y parvovirus B19 (quinta enfermedad) , no hay medicamento que trate la infección. En estos casos, su médico podría querer verla con más frecuencia para monitorearla a usted y a su bebé en desarrollo. Si su bebé en desarrollo parece estar enfermo, hay opciones de diagnóstico y tratamiento especiales disponibles. Su profesional en el cuidado de la salud discutirá con usted estas opciones y sus posibles riesgos y beneficios.

Sección Cesárea

Algunas infecciones, como herpes y VIH , se pueden transmitir a su bebé durante un parto vaginal. En algunos casos, su médico podría recomendar una sección cesárea en lugar de un parto vaginal para reducir las probabilidades de transmitir la infección a su recién nacido.

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Last reviewed septiembre 2012 by Andrea Chisholm

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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