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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 moreSee 6 more doctor answers
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
What to do if I have oral herpes and have been thinking aboutthere a possibility that i will get genital herpes?
Genital Herpes Care: Genital herpes is a viral infection and there are no treatments otc or with a doctor to "cure" the infection. For now, you will have it forever, but individuals have variable recurrence. The treatment is usually symptomatic - keep lesions clean. Avoid sex with another (painful and may infect them). The meds from a doc will not cure but speed healing and taken daily prevent recurrence of lesions. ...Read more
Not much: If a patient takes a medication for genital herpes without actually having genital herpes, then that patient in general would be susceptible to the side effects of that medication, much like any other individual would. In no way does taking the medication increase your risk of getting herpes. ...Read more
How do I know if I have herpes? I am going to the doctors today to get cultured. Can a yeast infection cause cuts?
Both yeast infection: ; herpes infections can cause what seems like tiny cuts. Local symptoms from a herpes simplex 2 infection are usually is seen 2 to 12 days after exposure ; consists of a cluster of lesions that look like blisters. The lesions can appear on the penis, anus, labia or cervix ; they can spread, coalesce followed by crusting over. The fluid in the lesions is very contagious. Some people contract herpes. ...Read more
Get tested: The best test is a swab of the actual ulcer while it is present.This can be hard to do because you may not be able to get into the doctor during the 5-10 day period where the ulcer is shedding active virus that can be detected. The next best way is to get a blood test looking for hsv2 igg. This will detect an antibody against genital herpes indicating past exposure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i take acyclovir for a year, will it effectively reduce the amount of genital herpes virus in me I have genital herpes and when i got it, my ex-boyfriend didn't have any outbreak or at least i didn't see it. So i'm really worried if i will pass it to m
Unfortunately : Unfortunately the herpes virus will remain dormant in your nerves indefinitely. The twice daily Acyclovir is merely suppressing the virus in order to decrease frequency and duration of outbreaks. The odds of you passing the herpes virus on to your partner is decreased when there are no active lesions, and further decreased while on suppressive therapy. You will have to discuss the risks with him and decide what's right for you as a couple. As far as pregnancy goes, you can try to achieve a pregnancy like anyone else. The issue is during delivery. There are complications that can occur during delivery if an outbreak is present. If you decide to become pregnant your OB or provider will guide you on treatment and delivery options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What blood test is needed to test for hiv, herpes, hepitites? I have herpes on the lip but how can I find out for sure i don't have genital?
STD testing: These common infections are easily tested. There are antibody tests for each of these viruses. There are more fancy tests if there is anything acute going on. But you can get tested at any std clinic, any family clinic or even at your obgyn. If you do not have insurance the std clinic may be easier or even planned parenthood can do this testing for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i get pregnant if I am on the pill for the pass 11 days and does having a yeast infection have any thing to do with it?
If i had the oral herpes virus spread to the gential area, how likely am i to have an out break again and can I still have safe sex?
Yes and Yes. : Yes, you may have an outbreak. Safe sex is defined as condom sex with no lesions. There is a study that showed transmission weakly in the absence of lesions, so use a condom. Outbreak usually are brought on by stress. Go see your family doc to discuss your options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: When you have dated the person more than a few times and feel comfortable, that is the time to bring up the subject. ...Read more
Can you tell me if I have herpes but not any symptoms and we don't use a condom can my partner still get it?
I had unprotected sex recently & was told the guy tested positive for chlamydia , if i know i am positive to have it as well, how can i get a prescription without having to go see a doctor as i do not have medical insurance and do i want to have more doct
Maintenance: If you are sexually active you need to plan medical evaluations as part of the ongoing maintenance. There are probably a dozen diseases that can pass sexually and if you are exposed to one, there can be a second or third passed at the same encounter. Find a free STD clinic and get tested/treated. Docs can loose their license by prescribing without proper evaluation and documentation. Not worth it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Absolutely yes!: C-section is sometimes done when there is a genital herpes outbreak at the time of labor, to prevent transmitting to the baby. That may make you think that if you're having a CS for other reasons, you don't need to say anything. Not true! Other precautions also may be wise, such as treatment with acyclovir near term. Any woman with GH should tell her Ob. (Almost all Ob's will ask anyway about GH.) ...Read more
The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more
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
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