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How fast should Acyclovir work?

Posted 1 Aug 2014 by helpp_30 2 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 & ...

Can the shingles vaccine cause a genital herpes outbreak?

Posted 13 Nov 2014 by artsyrsc 8 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 ...

Can Rocephin be used for herpes outbreak?

Posted 17 Oct 2016 by Benastic 1 answer

Herpes Simplex - Suppression - Should a patient be in isolation for herpes?

Posted 10 Oct 2016 by Vacation Kathy 1 answer

If person is in a medical facility should they be isolated

Acyclovir - Does anyone know how many hours apart to take the medication?

Posted 21 Sep 2016 by HerpHerps229 1 answer

I've had herpes simplex virus for a little over 4 months now I found out my current boyfriend unknowingly gave it to me because my blood test was negative and my swab was positive. Anyways I was taking them morning lunch and night but the directions don't specify how far apart to take the ...

Can you get genital herpes without sexual contact?

Posted 23 Sep 2016 by am887 0 answers

I found out, after I shared a drink with him, that my friend's roommate has genital herpes. He had the HSV-2 virus, not the HSV-1 virus, that causes cold sores. The person with the herpes and I did not have any sexual contact whatsoever. We didn't kiss or hold hands, or touch each other ...

Pimple, Cold Sore/Herpes, DH, Infection??

Posted 21 Sep 2016 by emmapearson 0 answers

I got what I thought was a pimple on my lip yesterday, it's on the edge of my top lip, raised, red, and pus-y. Then today I started getting two of what look like blisters, they're just raised and red, on the surface of my lips. I recently got off Accutane, I have celiac disease (my ...

When someone that has a diagnosis of oral herpes can outbreaks be caused by having sex?

Posted 19 Sep 2016 by EB143 0 answers

My boyfriend gets chronic cold sores and is mortified by them. Unfortunately (for me), he is convinced that having sex causes outbreaks to occur, which really has a negative effect on our sex life. Could this be the case or do you think this is more due to the stress he must put himself under by ...

Herpes Simplex - Suppression - just diagnose with genital herpies but I have never had a breakout.?

Posted 18 Aug 2016 by whome22 0 answers

... just perform blood work and came back positive.. I have been having lower back pain, cramping for last 3 months and noticed warts. which I thought were skin tags on my lower body- which is what caused me to get check b/c I recently in 6 month started becoming sexually active again... looking ...

Hi, I'm due to start Famvir tonight on the possibility of shingles/herpes zoster/simplex in my?

Posted 26 Aug 2016 by em79 0 answers

... mouth/teeth/trigeminal nerve - had previously tried aciclovir but didn't like it. Are there many severe side effects experienced by people online here? any advice would be brilliant

Herpes. I need help and answers?

Posted 4 Sep 2016 by Maia321 0 answers

I've been taking herpes suppression meds for over a week and I've been feeling fine. I only feel discomfort or itching at night. And that only started maybe 2 or 3 days ago. What's going on, should I go back to the doctors

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