A 38-year-old female asked:
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diagnosed with herpes 1 almost year ago. ishherpes 1 known as genital herpes. herpes 2 indeterminate. is pregnancy risky. would i need ssection?

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Dr. John Leander Po
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

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