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Herpes Simplex - Suppression Questions

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Can the shingles vaccine cause a genital herpes outbreak?

I got my vaccine on a Friday, felt headachy and rundown all weekend. By Tuesday I was getting an outbreak. I hadn't had one in a pretty long time and I take acyclovir when I do. Coincidence or a side effect of the vaccine?

Valacyclovir - has anyone experienced any reduced efficacy with any of the generics?

my outbreaks had been very much controlled, but i have experienced two this month alone while taking the generic from Sandoz. very unusaul and i am wondering if anyone else has thoughts on this?

Can I use Abreva on genital herpes?

Hi, I have been with my boyfriend for almost 2 years. I am a little upset. I found some pills in?

... an old coat tucked in our closet. The pills turned out to be Acyclovir. I found on here it is used to treat Herpes virus. Does that mean he may have herpes? He has never told me this. I am going to get checked before I ask him. :-( I hope he is taking this for something else. I am afraid to... read more

My boyfriend has a cold sore, can I get genital herpes from him?

So my boyfriend gets cold sores, and he's been avoiding kissing me so I won't get it, but last night he licked his fingers while we were having sex and fingered me, can I get genital herpes from that? Ive been reading everywhere about how it is possible to get it from oral sex, but Im... read more

How to cope living with herpes?

I contracted herpes from my girlfriend and have been dealing with it for the past year and a half. I have occasional breakouts on the mouth, with large sores that I cannot hide unless I’m wearing a large mask on my big face. I’m embarrassed and feel trapped in the relationship since... read more

Help!! Valtrex ... stopped working?

I've been on Valtrex for about 3 months. I'm wondering if anyone else is having the same problems as me. At first if I miss one dose my symptoms came right back. So my doctor had me take it twice a day for a month. I'm back on once a day and now my symptoms come back about 4 hours... read more

Valtrex - How long does it take to work?

I've just been diagnosed with genital herpes and at 22 my life feels upside down especially because I've always been careful. I guess I am having a hard time coping and feel as if my life is over. My boyfriend has been very supportive but nothing is making me feel better. Especially with... read more

Can you use z-pak to treat genital herpes?

Is abreva ok to use for genital herpes?

Can taking Valtrex cause a Herpes blood test to show negative 1 year after diagnosis?

I was diagnosed with genital herpes January 2012 by visual exam by doctor and classic symptoms. Blood test showed negative but probably because virus had not been in my system long enough to show positive. Started Valtrex immediately and been on it a year, then decided to take another test January... read more

Creams for genital herpes?

HSV-2 diagnostic, false positive?

HSV-2 diagnostic, false positive? I have never had (or never noticed) physical signs of genital herpes unless a possible ingrown hair would indicate herpes, but never a blister and nothing ever lasted more than a couple days I dont recall ever having cold sores as a child but i assumed HSV-1 would... read more

When is an outbreak of genital herpes over, when the sores form scabs or when the scabs are gone?

My daughter is taking valvacyclovix for genital herpes and she takes doses until the outbreak is over, my question is: is the outbreak considered over when the blisters form scabs or when the scabs themselves are gone.

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