A 26-year-old member asked:
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i have genital herpes but can i still do ivf as long as i give birth c-section?

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Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You can have ivf even with a history of herpes. Lots of women give birth vaginally with a history of herpes so long as they are not having an active breakout at the time of delivery. Prophylactic medication can reduce the risks of transmission dramatically.
Answered on Oct 10, 2017

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