A 21-year-old male asked:
if a man has herpes can he no longer have babies?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 24 years experience
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 doesn't affect fertility.
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Last updated Aug 2, 2015
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