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How does genital herpes affect pregnancy?

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If you have genital herpes, your doctor will carefully check for any symptoms before you give birth. If sores or signs that an outbreak is coming show up at the time of delivery, you may have your baby by cesarean section (also called a C-section).

From: Genital Herpes Medications Chart WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE:  CDC: "Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines 2002:" .
http://www.cdc.gov/std/treatment/default.htm

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 08, 2016

SOURCE:  CDC: "Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines 2002:" .
http://www.cdc.gov/std/treatment/default.htm

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 08, 2016

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