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Is it possible to have an outbreak during labor if you have genital herpes even if you were taking a medication to prevent the outbreak?

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In brief: Herpes

Yes. It is possible to have an outbreak of herpes during delivery even if you are on suppression therapy.
Under these circumstances, a cesarean section is often performed.

In brief: Herpes

Yes. It is possible to have an outbreak of herpes during delivery even if you are on suppression therapy.
Under these circumstances, a cesarean section is often performed.
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