A 38-year-old female asked:
diagnosed with herpes 1 almost year ago. ishherpes 1 known as genital herpes. herpes 2 indeterminate. is pregnancy risky. would i need ssection?
1 doctor answer
Dr. John Leander Po answered
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Genital herpes= HSV2: Generally, genital herpes is associated wth HSV-2; cold sores is generally caused by HSV1. It is important to tell your doctor if you have sores in or around the vagina because it can be a source of infection to your baby. Based on their evaluation, they can tell if you will need to deliver by C- section.
Answered on Jul 12, 2014
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:
People also searched for:
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!