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Posted by: Nokt | 2004/12/20

Herpes and pregnancy

If a person has stoped using a pill which she has less than a year using, how long does it take for her to fall pregnant? If once you have been diagnosed with Herpes, u took the prescribed pills to reduce it as they say it doesnt go away completly, what are the effects of it should you fall pregnant?

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Most women do not conceive in the first three months after stopping the pill. Thereafter, your chances are the same as if you had not been taking the Pill. It can take up to a year for a normal healthy couple to conceive.
If you have active herpes at the time of labour, it can affect the baby and a caesarean would be preferable.

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