2 doctors weighed in:
Can herpes simplex virus 2 infection of a new born during birth cause encephalitis?
2 doctors weighed in

Dr. Soren Singel
Neurosurgery
In brief: Google?
Google would know, e.
g. http://www.ohsu.edu/ohsuedu/academic/som/pediatrics/clerkships/upload/herpes.pdf.

In brief: Google?
Google would know, e.
g. http://www.ohsu.edu/ohsuedu/academic/som/pediatrics/clerkships/upload/herpes.pdf.
Dr. Soren Singel
Dr. Soren Singel
Thank
Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
Meningoencephalitis, inflammation of brain and its coverings, is one of three forms of herpes infection in newborns which often result in poor neurologic outcome even with aggressive treatment.

In brief: Yes
Meningoencephalitis, inflammation of brain and its coverings, is one of three forms of herpes infection in newborns which often result in poor neurologic outcome even with aggressive treatment.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Arnon Rubin
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
20 years in practice
162K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors