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what does herpes look like on a baby

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Very much like they look on adults.

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peterson Pierre
23 years experience Dermatology
Yes you can: Herpes doesn't prevent you from having babies. It's an infection you will probably be dealing with periodically for the rest of your life but it does ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Kalm
17 years experience Pediatrics
Herpes and babies: Herpes viruses can cause issues in utero. There are many herpes viruses including: hsv, cmv, vzv, ebv, and hhv6. CMV causes the best described issues ... Read More
A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Please Clarify: Can you give us some descriptive words. Herpes is a small cluster of angry appearing blisters.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
85% if untreated: According to recent cdc citations, 85% of neonatal herpes cases die if untreated. Survival with treatment is possible but the incidence of permanent l ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Not Zero but small: We would not call the risk zero in this instance, but it is extremely small.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Reality bites: A baby born to a mother during her first herpes outbreak has a significant risk of developing herpes encephalitis and dying or ending up with severe ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Other sources: 80-90% of all adults are positive for the antibodies against herpes simplex 1, meaning they have had an active infection sometime in the past. Given t ... Read More
A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Possible Herpes: No.
A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herpes: Herpes are blisters. Rash is not blisters.

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