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Can the genital herpes virus be passed to a baby through breast feeding?
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Dr. Denise Lochner
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: No
As long as there are no lesions or outbreaks that occur on the breast and you wash your hands after using the bathroom, there you should not be able to transmit the virus.

In brief: No
As long as there are no lesions or outbreaks that occur on the breast and you wash your hands after using the bathroom, there you should not be able to transmit the virus.
Dr. Denise Lochner
Dr. Denise Lochner
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In brief: Only...
...If, through poor hygiene, virus-contaminated secretions are smeared by unwashed hands on the breast.

In brief: Only...
...If, through poor hygiene, virus-contaminated secretions are smeared by unwashed hands on the breast.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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