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What types of STDs are typically screened pregnancy? I

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What types of STDs are typically screened for during pregnancy? I suspect a 5 year old has undiagnosed HSV on the skin near the sternum. If passed from the mother during pregnancy at this location, is it likely to be HSV1 or HSV2?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 1 year ago.

Syphilis. Chlamydia. Gonorrhea. Hiv

Herpes type two is more common in the genital area

Expert:  Dr. K. replied 1 year ago.

It's very unlikely to infect skin over the sternum