A new study focused on how the mother’s genital herpes can affect her baby. The research showed that pregnant women who have genital herpes are more likely to have a baby with autism. The findings of this new study suggest that this is the only type of herpes that increases the risk of autism.
Despite the fact that the symptoms of autism tend to appear at the age of 3, babies have the disorder since they are born. This means that the habits of the mother as well as her diseases can affect the health of the baby. They can also increase the risk of autism.
Autism is a condition characterized by difficult social interaction and repetitive behaviors. Children with autism adapt harder than other children because they are not developed socially. In order to have better relationships, children with autism can go to therapy.
The virus that causes genital herpes is a very contagious one. The virus is HSV-2 and it is a lifelong infection. This virus is spread through sex and it has no cure. It can be treated with creams and pills when it is active. Genital herpes is often inactive and it becomes active less frequently with time because the body builds up the immunity to fight it.
Ian Lipkin, an infectious disease expert, is the leader of the study. He said that inflammation is the one that is responsible for autism. When a pregnant woman’s immune system responds to viruses, it causes inflammation. This inflammation affects the brain of the fetus. This can cause autism.
This means that a woman with genital herpes is also going to experience inflammation due to the fact that her immune system responds to the virus. This can increase the risk of having a baby with autism. The researchers tested 464 mothers that had babies without autism and 442 women that gave birth to babies with autism.
The scientists tested the women’s immune response to 4 viruses including rubella, herpes simplex 1, and HSV-2 (genital herpes). They observed that women with genital herpes had higher levels of antibodies. The researchers observed that they had bigger chances of giving birth to a child with autism.
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