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What To Take During Pregnancy For Herpes

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...can get herpes infection of the eye, called ocular herpes. Ocular herpes is usually caused by HSV-1 but sometimes by HSV-2. It can occasionally result in serious eye disease, including blindness. A woman with herpes who is pregnant can pass the infection to her baby. A baby born with herpes might die or have serious brain, skin, or eye problems. Pregnant women who have herpes, or whose sex partner has herpes should discuss the situation with...
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$200 Donation For This Simple Question (HERPES SIMPLEX, 2009)

Hi Dr Bob, Scott from CA. Umm... how do I start.? Ok here goes.I've a gf for about 6 months now. Before we engage in any kind of unprotected sex, we both had HIV and STDs test about 3 weeks after being together and all came back NEGATIVE. She told...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...There is always the possibility your girlfriend may have sex outside your relationship. There is also the worry of an unwanted pregnancy. For more carefree sex, why not just consistently use latex or polyurethane condoms???Regarding Herpes... Read more »

NEW RESEARCH ON HIV and HERPES - NO NEED FOR OPEN SORES FOR TRANSMISSION???

Dear Dr. Bob: You have been extremely helpful to me over the years and I have donated to support the great work you are doing. I have been somewhat satisfied with being sexually active with women using a condom correctly every time based on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is indeed accurate, yes, there would be a theoretical risk that infectious bodily fluids could transmit the virus to areas of herpetic lesions, even if the lesions are healed or not presently open and active.Dr. BobU.S. National Institute of... Read more »

Thanks - Negative HIV results (so far) but similar symptoms

Dr Bob,I don't have a question...I just wanted to send an email thanking you for the support you regularly provide. In turn, I would like to pledge a $200 donation to your foundation in the hope that my small contribution will allow you to continue...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...addition, genital HSV can lead to potentially fatal infections in babies. It is important that women avoid contracting herpes during pregnancy because a newly acquired infection during late pregnancy poses a greater risk of transmission to the... Read more »

can i have kids with genital herpes

can i have kids normally if i have genital herpes?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...rarely at risk for infection. Visit http://www.plannedparenthood.org for more information about sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy.RMK Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cell Users Dialing Up Sex Advice on Phone

...all ages, searched for health information using their phones. Three of the five top health searches using cell phones are "pregnancy," "herpes," and "STD," according to Yahoo. It could be that the cell phone search list reflects a younger... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

...addition, genital HSV can lead to potentially fatal infections in babies. It is important that women avoid contracting herpes during pregnancy because a newly acquired infection during late pregnancy poses a greater risk of transmission to the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Information Remains High on the List of Popular Uses for the Internet

...Latinos are increasingly accessing information from smart phones and other mobile devices. "Yahoo, for example, reports that 'pregnancy,' 'herpes' and 'STD' (sexually transmitted disease) are among the top five searches performed on the mobile... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Guide to HIV, Pregnancy and Women's Health

...During Pregnancy Resistance, Monitoring and Other Tests OI Prevention and Treatment During Pregnancy Vaccine Use While Pregnant Treating Recurrent Genital Herpes During Pregnancy HIV and Hepatitis Coinfection HIV and TB... Read more »
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...i know genital herpes puts you at a higher risk for contracting HIV, but is this only if sores are present? in other words, if i have genital herpes, Read more »

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...Can having herpes cause you seroconvert later and test positive later than someone who doesn't have herpes? Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HI,I am a 14 year old with herpes. I beleive I was infected when I was 13 .I aslo was pregnant when I found out that I had the virus.I was very scared and angry.I even begged god to take it away,promising that I would never Read more »