A 38-year-old female asked:
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does having an outbreak of herpes simplex 2 affect any aspects of ivf treatment?

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Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: A herpes 2 outbreak doesn't impact ivf treatment. No worries.
Answered on Dec 12, 2013
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