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Episode 88 Herpes

Episode 88 Herpes

Update: 2022-01-22
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Why on earth does the midwife you meet at the start of pregnancy ask you about genital herpes?  What business is it of ours.  Here I explore the topic and wonder if we are perhaps missing the point...


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Prevalence | Background information | Herpes simplex - genital | CKS | NICE
Third trimester antiviral prophylaxis for preventing maternal genital herpes simplex virus (HSV) recurrences and neonatal infection - Hollier, LM - 2008 | Cochrane Library
Low risk of herpes simplex virus infections in neonates exposed to the virus at the time of vaginal delivery to mothers with recurrent genital herpes simplex virus infections - PubMed (nih.gov)
Genital warts - NHS (www.nhs.uk)
Genital herpes - NHS (www.nhs.uk)
https://www.kittarkafoundation.org/


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Episode 88 Herpes

Episode 88 Herpes

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