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Cold Sores

I've been plagued with constant cold sores for a couple of years.  I get one every week either on my lips or in my nose.  Do you think having these is affecting ttc?  It's a virus so wondering if that's an issue.  I'm curious for your thoughts.

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I don't think this virus affects fertility.  I also have the herpes simplex 1 virus (not the genital one), and I have gotten pregnant.

My outbreaks are only 2-3 times a year though.  Since you have them so frequently, you may want to see a doctor to see if something else is wrong or if something else is triggering the frequent outbreaks.  

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thanks rene67.  i think i'll make an appointment.  it's way, way too frequent.
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