|Pregnant! Worried for my Baby
Jan 28, 2004
Could you please give me advice on my problem?
I am 17 years old and I found out I was pregnant two months ago. I am 5 months right now. The other night, this guy I met at my friend's party forced me to sleep with him. I don't know his history or anything. I know he smokes pot, that is it.
I am worried that he may have a disease. If he has diseased spern could they infect my baby? What are the odds that if he is diseased that he gave it to my baby? What should I do?
Please help me. Thanks
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Unprotected sex does place you at some risk for STD's, including HIV. If your partner was HIV-positive, it is possible (although not probable) that you could contract the virus from this one time episode. If you become HIV-positive, there is a possibility you could pass the virus on to your unborn child. I'd suggest you talk with your obstetrician. He/she will perform the necessary evaluations to keep your baby safe.
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