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I was diagnosed and treated for syphilis in 2019 and found out I was pregnant in November 2020. My titers were very low, doctor said it’s so low that it’s basically negative. I was concerned that I would transmit it to my newborn so I tried to ask as many questions as possible before aborting due to psychological difficulties. Doctors were assuring that it’s possible BUT it is also still likely. I was so confused and just hoped for the best outcome. Now I’m scared again.
As I understand it, you are less likely to have outbreaks (once a year or less) with HSV1 than with HSV2 (5 to 10 per year). Is it smarter then just to date those with HSV1 to no worsen your condition? Or is having one or both just the same thing?