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softpink

I was wondering if it is safe for me to bath with my daughter?? I haven't but would like to. I am unsure if there is any risk to her. If there is ANY risk to her, I will not do it. I wanted to get some words of advice from you all.

Thank!

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chay5

Yes, there is some risk. Some say virus survives longer in water - some others say soap kills it - I would be very cautious here as I wound kill myself if I did anything that puts my child at any risk to get herpes from me. Please do not bathe with your daughter

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marriedwchildren

softpink,

As with anything in life there are risks, I do believe that bathing with your daughter is a small risk to her, but my opinion on that would be why temp fate in anyway with this virus it is tricky. I just would not take the chance . I know that if you had an active outbreak that risk would definately go up alot. By what percent I do not know. I wish you well and take care.

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softpink

I have always looked forward to bathing with my children as my mother did with me when I was little, however... I will not. I would never take the risk of giving this aweful virus to her!!!!! Thanks for your answers!!! I am sad, but didn't want to tempt anything if there was even a tenth of a chance she may get this!

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molly111

My dr said it was okay to bath with my son-but then my general dr just a few days ago said I DID not have herpes on my nipples, and the next day the obgyn said I did, so....

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softpink

I don't have herpes on my nipples, I have it on my genitals.

Don't know if there is a difference. I will have to run this question past my doc and my daughters pediatrician.

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