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Neonatal herpes in babies is caused by genital herpes in mothers during delivery; so every pregnant women should have a colposcopy exam to make sure she doesn't have condyloma. Diagnosis is made by the means of culturing the blood, mucous membranes, etc. Also, attention should be paid to the newborn during the first week as fever and other signs may indicate the presence of the virus. As a rule, a cesarean section is done in women having an outbreak. Neonatal herpes in babies is caused by genital herpes in mothers during delivery; so every pregnant women should have a colposcopy exam to make sure she doesn't have condyloma.

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Neonatal Herpes

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Genital Herpes, Colposcopy

The infection is usually transmitted from the mother during an outbreak in the third trimester or during the labor. Pregnant women who happen to have an outbreak of genital HSV run the risk of infecting the baby, which can be rather dangerous. Neonatal herpes in babies is caused by genital herpes in mothers during delivery; so every pregnant women should have a colposcopy exam to make sure she doesn't have condyloma.

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

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