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A 19-year-old female asked:

My mate has genital herpes but is taking the medication neccesary for break outs. what actions and precautions can we take if trying to conceive?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Herpes: Even people taking continuous medication to prevent outbreaks may still have outbreaks. If your partner has any pre-lesion symptoms such as burning or tingling, avoid sex. Also, during the times of your cycle when you aren't fertile, use a condom. You may want to use ovulation prediction kits to know when unprotected sex needed.
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