What treatment will I need in pregnancy if I have genital herpes?
No treatment is needed unless you have an outbreak. During an outbreak your doctor can prescribe Acyclovir or Valacyclovir (Valtrex). At 36 weeks most doctors will start you on prophylactic treatment with daily medication to prevent an outbreak or viral shedding during delivery. If you have an outbreak at the time of a delivery a c section will be needed.Related to male genital herpes treatment:
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