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26 Mar 2007

Must I go for an abortion?
For the past 6 months I had the herpes virus, but now I have it really bad. I think it's possible for me to be pregnant at the moment (too scared to find out), but I know it's not good for the baby when a woman is pregnant! The doctor gave me Cyclivex 400mg x 5 a day and another little white pill that I should only take at night - it is working, but my skin still looks terrible on my hands!

What I want to know is - if I have the herpes virus this bad and I'm pregnant, must I go for an abortion or will the baby still be okay?
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GYNAEDOC

01 Jan 0001

Tranmission of herpes to the baby occurs mostly at delivery so, if you have bad herpes at the time of delivery, you would be better of with a caesarean.

Best wishes
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