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Recurrent miscarriages & GHSV2

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Overit78

This week my pregnancy ended after an ultrasound showed no heartbeat at 8.5 weeks. I had an outbreak just the week before. Naturally I believe that this caused my miscarriage. Everything was progressing perfectly up until that point. This is now my 5th loss and with every miscarriage I had an outbreak within days before. I can’t help but think that this is the underlying cause of it all. All of my doctors have said that the likelihood of the HSV being connected to my losses is rare. But I have also read mixed things online and feel like the medical community is generally uninformed when it comes to this. 

Can anyone share their experiences with this? It would really help me to hear any stories of successful pregnancies with outbreaks in the first trimester ... or alternatively stories like mine. 

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Quest

I think you should see a hormone specialist. Only because my gynecologist specializes in hormones and I heard the office clerk bragging about how many people had gotten pregnant with progesterone, but I understand progesterone can make you break out as well. Heart goes out to you and I hope you find the answer.

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Overit78

Thanks for your response. I was on progesterone for all of my pregnancies so that wasn’t the problem. 

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Roja

I am so sorry for your loss. 

If your doctor tells you that there is little possibility that it is connected with herpes, believe him. Our body is a very complex system full of hormones and crazy stuff :-) 

Don't make Herpes and hence your body your enemy. 

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I really am sorry for your loss!

Just a suggestion, maybe the miscarriage coukd have caused the outbreak. Not the other way around? 

I really hope that you can have the pregnancy you've been dreaming of, good luck!

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BeautyLover321

I am so sorry for your loss!!! Have u considered taking valtrex during your pregnancies to avoid an OB? Or if you're already on it..upping the dose?

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IamPositive

I’m really sorry for your loss.. I had herpes years before got pregnant, I got very mild outbreak early trimester, and I gave birth to a healthy little boy.

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Roja
On 12/8/2018 at 5:08 PM, IamPositive said:

I’m really sorry for your loss.. I had herpes years before got pregnant, I got very mild outbreak early trimester, and I gave birth to a healthy little boy.

Did you have to take medication some weeks before birth? Just interested as we are planning to make a baby soon... 

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Franny

I had genital herpes almost 8 years before I got pregnant, during pregnancy I just had  an out break when I was 7 months, I took aciclovir as my doctor indicated and it was a healthy pregnancy, my daughter it's know almost 5 years old and it's super healthy! I know thinks are gonna get better for you and I hope you can have your healthy baby with you very soon! Very sorry for your lost!  Big hug! 

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