Treatments for Congenital Herpes Simplex in Children

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If your baby has congenital herpes, she will be treated with antiviral medications given intravenously (through an IV) over a period of several weeks. The most commonly used treatment for congenital herpes is called acyclovir. Other treatment may be necessary for the various symptoms of herpes.

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