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I got missed of 1 month pregnency, after torch evalution it was rubella virus, herpes, & CMV infection, doc prescribe me spiramycin, now what to do?

I got missed of 1 month pregnency, after torch evalution it was rubella virus, herpes, & CMV infection, doc prescribe me spiramycin, now what to do?

Weigh risks: Not sure i completely understand, but if you were diagnosed with rubella or CMV early in pregnancy, there could be some serious effects on the baby. How far along are you? You may want to consider ending the pregnancy if the infection reached the fetus. Talk to your doctor about options. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Will herpes medication harm your baby at 5 weeks? Or anything during pregnancy? It's 500 mg.

Will herpes medication harm your baby at 5 weeks? Or anything during pregnancy? It's 500 mg.

Safe: This medicine class is generally considered safe in pregnancy. Please ask your doctor to be sure, in your case with your medicine. ...Read more

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If internal herpes outbreaks occurwhat does that mean for future pregnancy?Still birth suggest herpes was cause never had a symptom pregnant 6 month

If internal herpes outbreaks occurwhat does that mean for future pregnancy?Still birth suggest herpes was cause never had a symptom pregnant 6 month

Prophylaxis needed: It is certainly very upsetting to go through such an experience.Most patients can take an anti- viral medication to prevent an active herpes infection during the pregnancy. See your provider and get your questions answered. ...Read more

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Is acyclovir safe to take in first month of pregnancy? I had herpes zoster mild took acyclovir 5 times a day for 5 days 800mg.Im now pregnant?

Probably fine: Acyclovir is technically pregnancy category c, meaning formal studies on the affect on human pregnancies have not been done. There is some data in the literature that shows no risk. But it is still not widely recommended. That being said, if the risk outweighs the benefits then one should be treated. Please discuss this with your OB doc. ...Read more

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Can you have a healthy pregnancy while having herpes?

Can you have a healthy pregnancy while having herpes?

Precautions count: Many women have healthy pregnancies and babies even if they have a history of genital herpes. However, it is important to establish care early, to bring documentation of a positive culture or be seen during an outbreak to confirm the diagnosis, to follow precautions and recommendations from OB doctor, and to report outbreaks and to report labor, leaking from membranes, other problems immediately, . ...Read more

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Can pregnancy cause first herpes outbreak?

No.: Pregnancy cannot, per se, cause herpes; but if the man who impregnated you has genital herpes, he could have infected you at the same time he got you pregnant. The first step is to get tested, and make sure you actually have herpes before trying to figure out what (or who) caused it. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy cause a first herpes outbreak ?

Can pregnancy cause a first herpes outbreak ?

Herpes pregnancy: Pts with a history of genital herpes should undergo a careful perineal examination at the time of delivery.Vaginal delivery is indicated if no signs or symptoms of hsv are present.Active genital hsv in patients in labor or with ruptured membranes is an indication for c/s.Reactivation occurs in 50% of patients within 6 months of the initial outbreak.Whether pregnancy alters the rate is disputed. ...Read more

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Herpes & pregnancy?

Herpes & pregnancy?

Depends: Risk of transmission from mother to baby is highest if the mother is infected around the time of delivery (30-60%). A c-section can be performed to reduce exposure to the baby of mothers vaginal secretions. Acylovir is recommended to suppress herpes starting around 36 weeks. Vaginal birth is still recommended if there are no outbreaks when you are in labor. ...Read more

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Herpes and pregnancy, could this affect?

Herpes and pregnancy, could this affect?

Yes. It could.: Depending on if it is your first infection, or recurrent disease, and if there is a genital lesion or not, the risks of the baby getting serious herpes infection vary. Therefore i recommend that you speak to your obstetrician at your earliest appointment. Do not delay until you start having labor. ...Read more

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Wat. To do if having herpes in initial days of pregnancy ? Are those tablets like acyclover n all r safe to take what to do

Wat. To do if having herpes in initial days of pregnancy ? Are those tablets like acyclover n all r safe to take what to do

Acyclovir: Zovirax is the tablets of acyclovir. They are pregnancy category b. See the link for a description of the pregnancy categories. http://www.drugs.com/pregnancy-categories.html. ...Read more

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I am ppregnant. 37. I am to get retested for chylmadia and herpes 1. If these come back positive how will it affect pregnancy?

I am ppregnant. 37.  I am to get retested for chylmadia and herpes 1.  If these come back positive how will it affect pregnancy?

Herpes: Untreated chlamydia might cause neonatal conjuctivitis and respiratory illness. Herpes might cause fetal neurological disease and need to perform a cesarean section if present at the time of delivery. So both can affect anyones pregnancy. ...Read more

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For your baby to be subject to neonatal herpes, you have to of gotten herpes while pregnant or is it anytime close to the time of pregnancy?

For your baby to be subject to neonatal herpes, you have to of gotten herpes while pregnant or is it anytime close to the time of pregnancy?

Varies: The highest risk will be if mom has her first outbreak around the time of delivery.Neither she or the baby by transfer would have any antibodies to fight it any.If acquired sooner in life or early in pregnancy, there is some risk but less, because the kid can be exposed to virus shed during a vaginal delivery. Good control of outbreaks (meds) and c-section before labor can eliminate most risk. ...Read more

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I'm planning for pregnancy and my partner has tested positive for herpes simplest 2. Will the baby be affected by the virus? Will I have the herpes ?

I'm planning for pregnancy and my partner has tested positive for herpes simplest 2. Will the baby be affected by the virus?  Will I have the herpes ?

Neonatal herpes...: ...i.e. infection of newborns with herpes is easy to prevent when either or both parents has HSV2. You can be tested to see if you already have it or are susceptible, and prevention usually is effective. Babies catch it only from active infection at delivery. Whether or not you are tested, tell the obstetrician so s/he can be on the lookout for a herpes outbreak as the delivery date approaches. ...Read more

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Will herpes labialis affect my pregnancy?

Will herpes labialis affect my pregnancy?

Herpes and pregnant: Yes. It very well could. If your herpes is hsv type two you may very well be put on a medication to suppress your viral shedding of this and even may be offered a c-section to protect your child's journey through the birth canal. ...Read more

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How is genital herpes infection treated during pregnancy?

How is genital herpes infection treated during pregnancy?

Avoid contact/ RX: Genital herpes can easily spread between partners and between the mother and the delivering baby. The risk is greatest if the mom contracts primary genital herpes in the 3rd trimester and thus is not able to transmit protective antibodies to the baby. Avoiding genital/genital or oral/genital contact with an infected partner is key - esp. In later preg. Valtex should be given in 3rd trimester. ...Read more

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What treatment will I need in pregnancy if I have genital herpes?

What treatment will I need in pregnancy if I have genital herpes?

Antiviral medication: No treatment is needed unless you have an outbreak. During an outbreak your doctor can prescribe Acyclovir or valacyclovir (valtrex). At 36 weeks most doctors will start you on prophylactic treatment with daily medication to prevent an outbreak or viral shedding during delivery. If you have an outbreak at the time of a delivery a c section will be needed. ...Read more

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What is the effect of a herpes outbreak on the uterus during pregnancy?

What is the effect of a herpes outbreak on the uterus during pregnancy?

Potentially Serious: Herpes simplex virus (hsv) infection is one of the most common viral sexually transmitted diseases worldwide. A pregnant female who has genital herpes during pregnancy must seek an immediate medical attention, as this infection may be potentially fatal to the fetus. Therefore, please inform your physician of this immediately. ...Read more

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How can I treat genital herpes during pregnancy?

How can I treat genital herpes during pregnancy?

Antiviral medication: You may use the standard antiviral medications commonly used for herpes treatment while you are pregnant. If you have had frequent outbreaks you may use them prophylactically throughout pregnancy. If you do not have frequent outbreaks they are usually prescribed during the last month of pregnancy to avoid an outbreak at the time of delivery, to allow you to have the option of a vaginal delivery. ...Read more

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Could genital herpes cause problems during pregnancy?

Could genital herpes cause problems during pregnancy?

Yes : Genital herpes can be problematic for pregnant women because of the possibility of vertical transmission during vaginal delivery. This is why women with vaginal herpes outbreaks require c-sections, and suppressive therapy around the time of delivery is used to prevent outbreaks. Neonatal herpes can lead to infection to the baby's skin, eyes, mouth, or central nervous system. ...Read more

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Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more