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Women taking antiviral drugs for herpes -- either daily suppressive therapy or occasional therapy for outbreaks -- should consult their doctor about whether to take the drugs during pregnancy. The answer is not set in stone: You and your doctor have to discuss the risks and benefits to decide what's right for you.

From: Pregnancy and Genital Herpes WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:  CDC.  Warren, T., Warren, R. The Updated Herpes Handbook, 2002; p. 21.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 9, 2018

SOURCES:  CDC.  Warren, T., Warren, R. The Updated Herpes Handbook, 2002; p. 21.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 9, 2018

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