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Can the shingles vaccine cause a genital herpes outbreak?

Posted 13 Nov 2014 21 answers

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?

Can I use Abreva on genital herpes?

Posted 30 Oct 2011 4 answers

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

Posted 8 Aug 2010 22 answers

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?

What are the interactions between Valtrex and Amoxicillin?

Posted 27 Nov 2014 2 answers

Since I've been taking Amoxicillin, my symptoms from the required Valtrex dosage have returned. Seems like the Valtrex has no effect. Is the Amoxicillin counter-acting the Valtrex?

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

Posted 28 Apr 2011 4 answers

... 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 ...

Valtrex - How long does it take to work?

Posted 14 Jan 2015 2 answers

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 ...

Can taking Valtrex wake up the herpes 2 virus if I've never had an outbreak?

Posted 7 days ago 0 answers

I was just tested for STDs, and came up with antibodies for herpes 2. I'm worries that if I start taking medication for treatment, that it might wake up the virus since I've never had an outbreak.

Acyclovir - So I got diagnosed with genital herpes I am to take 5 pills a day but I'm confused?

Posted 15 Feb 2017 2 answers

After the pills are done what's next? Because my medicine doesn't have refills so am I just going to stop after this treatment till my next outbreak? My doctor did not really explain so will someone please fill me in on this please?

My doc prescribed zovirax cream for genital herpes... but I read that it should not be used for that

Posted 11 Sep 2009 1 answer

... purpose... why would she prescribe?

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

Posted 15 Feb 2013 1 answer

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 ...

Zovirax Cream - Can Zovirax 5% cream be used on Genital Herpes? If Yes, can you rub the cream on?

Posted 23 May 2014 2 answers

... effected area till it disappeared?

HSV-2 diagnostic, false positive?

Posted 25 Mar 2015 1 answer

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 ...

I am 26 and pregnant I use acyclovir medication oral to suppress genital herpes? Is it safe to use?

Posted 19 Aug 2011 2 answers

... during my pregnancy? I was classified type 2 genital herpes. I'm in the process of getting medi-cal so I can insurance and talk to a doctor. I know that it can be harmful to the baby to take over the counter medications. But If I stop taking my medication it severly increases my chances of ...

Can you use z-pak to treat genital herpes?

Posted 22 Sep 2010 1 answer

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