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Can you be born with chlamydia?

A baby born to a woman with chlamydia may be infected at birth. Children can get perinatal eye infections or pneumonia from chlamydia. The silver nitrate eyedrops used to prevent infection with gonorrhea at birth are not effective against chlamydia.

What are the top 10 critical illnesses of the world?

The top 10 critical illnesses of the world include cancer, malaria, tuberculosis, diarrheal disease, and perinatal conditions. Also included is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, HIV/AIDS, lower respiratory infection, stroke, and heart disease.

What is Perinatal and Prenatal?

Natal is the adjective meaning newborn. Prenatal means the period before being born. And perinatal means the period around being born. It contains the last weeks of fetal age and the first days of the newborn age.