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Genital Herpes During Pregnancy

Genital herpes during pregnancy should be closely monitored by your doctor and is a great threat, condyloma and verruca should also be watched. If you are pregnant and you have HSV-2, you will want to talk with your obstetrician or midwife about how to manage the infection and minimize the risk to your baby. When infants do contract neonatal HSV, the results can be tragic. About half of infants who are treated with antiviral medication escape permanent damage. But others may suffer serious neurological damage, mental retardation or death. Genital herpes during pregnancy should be closely monitored by your doctor and is a great threat, condyloma and verruca should also be watched.

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Genital Herpes During Pregnancy

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Condyloma, Verruca

Mothers who acquire HSV-2 during the last trimester may also lack the time to make enough antibodies to send across the placenta. The risk is extremely low for neonatal herpes, experts agree especially for women with known, long-standing infections. Genital herpes during pregnancy should be closely monitored by your doctor and is a great threat, condyloma and verruca should also be watched.

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Dr. Joe Glickman, Jr., M.D.

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