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Women who have this common but potentially dangerous bacteria while ... Most babies who are exposed to GBS from their mothers do not have any problems.


Mar 2, 2017 ... Women who test positive for GBS are said to be colonized. A mother can pass ... How does someone get group B strep? Group B strep is not a ...


Apr 27, 2010 ... When we are positive for group b strep does it go away or is it with you ... of the bacteria, normal healthy women may have in the vaginal area.


Apr 29, 2016 ... Group B strep can also have serious consequences for the baby, ... Most pregnant women who are colonized by the bacteria have no symptoms. ... found in the human body, and it usually does not cause any symptoms.


Although most women do not have any symptoms, GBS can cause vaginal burning/irritation and/or unusual discharge which may be mistaken for a yeast ...


Apr 26, 2016 ... Most babies born to women carrying group B strep are healthy. ... Most adults simply carry the bacterium and have no signs or symptoms.


Apr 26, 2016 ... Group B strep can also cause dangerous infections in adults with certain chronic medical ... If you're a healthy adult, there's nothing you need to do about group B strep. If you're pregnant, get a group B strep screening test during your third trimester. ... Group B streptococcal infection in pregnant women.


About 1 out of 4 pregnant women (25 percent) carry GBS bacteria. The best way to know if you have GBS is to get tested. If you do have GBS, though, there's ...


Mar 22, 2017 ... A positive vaginal or rectal swab result for GBS means a woman is colonised ... Not all hospitals have such a facility and so some ill patients will ...