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How fast should Acyclovir work?

Posted 1 Aug 2014 by helpp_30 3 answers

I was told that I have herpes yesterday, but I feel like I waited too long to go to the dr, this is my 1st outbreak & it's absolutely the worst pain in my life . The dr gave me this med 400mg 3x a day . When will I find some relief ? So far I've taken 4 pills since yesterday & ...

Valtrex - Are there any over the counter medication for herpes?

Posted 21 Sep 2010 by sunshine43 2 answers

where can u buy over the counter medications for herpes

Can the shingles vaccine cause a genital herpes outbreak?

Posted 13 Nov 2014 by artsyrsc 13 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?

Bactroban - Can you put it on oral herpes(cold sores)?

Posted 22 Jul 2014 by 408310 2 answers

I kissed a boy who had an open herpes sore on his lip(I did not know at the time because it was dark outside and he kissed me on the lips real quick so I pushed him away) I'm concerned I may have oral herpes now and I wonder if I can apply a small amount of Bactroban to my lip to make the sore ...

Valacyclovir - How to take medicine?

Posted 5 minutes ago by HEALTHYGRIPS 0 answers

I have not had a out break in five years do I wait for outbreak I got a refill from my doctor Take one tablet daily should I just wait for outbreak or start taking 1 a day i have gential herpes

So, I am a man who has a HSV1 oral herpes since I was young. Is there any risk for the genital one?

Posted 15 days ago by Toetop 1 answer

I am going to have sex with a woman who got infected by a HSV1 oral herpes guy. Because of the oral-genital connection, the woman has now a HSV1 genital herpes. So, do I risk anything?

Lysine - I've had some herpes breakouts aka cold sores in corner mouth?

Posted 20 Jun 2017 by T41 0 answers

Cut me short Anyway outbreaks lasted 5 months. I am just diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. I take acyclovir and lysine. Nothing helps. Not sure should triple up on lysine or not. Thx

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

Posted 15 Feb 2017 by Martinez8088 1 answer

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?

Acyclovir - Will it help with the itchiness? Also how long does it take to help my outbreak?

Posted 10 Apr 2017 by Anxietyattack1995 0 answers

I went to the emergency room today for a herpes outbreak it's pretty severe. I was diagnosed with herpes when I was 14 years old sadly yes I was having sex. I had the worst breakout then I was in the hospital for a week. Well I'm 21 now and I noticed one little bump but didn't think ...

I have oral herpes 2. I am afraid of infecting others. Can I safely kiss my grandchildren?

Posted 4 Apr 2017 by Wanderwin 1 answer

I have outbreaks in my mouth and wonder if taking valtrex will eradicate my contagion.

Yellow discharge after protected sex. NO odor?

Posted 26 May 2016 by Raven23 1 answer

[First and foremost I would like to openly say I do have gential herpes simplex 1, I obtained this STD through receiving oral sex from an individual who claimed to not know he got cold sores, I was diagnosed in 2014 and I haven't had an outbreak since the initial one.] Yesterday I had ...

Herpes Zoster - I stopped acyclovir after 7 days .I did not take all pills I took 20 pills 800 MG?

Posted 5 Mar 2017 by georgebird 1 answer

... there are 15 pill left. I stopped 10 days ago. My legs feel like rubber It is hard walk... Can I take the rest of the pills?

Tendonitis - tendonitis from valtrex??

Posted 4 Mar 2017 by Frustrated40yo 0 answers

Tendonitis from Valtrex? Has anyone developed tendonitis from taking Valtrex for long periods of time? Will the tendinitis ease if I try to go off Valtrex? Taking for oral herpes and if I even miss one dose I get a breakout, or at least the beginning of a breakout. So frustrating.

How long do aciclovir take to clear herpes?

Posted 23 Feb 2017 by Member1202 1 answer

On Tuesday I was diagnosed with genital herpes and given the aciclovir 400mg tablets. How long do they take to clear the infection and am I safe to have sex with my partner using a condom? Or do I have to wait til it's cleared.

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