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Can the shingles vaccine cause a genital herpes outbreak?

Posted 13 Nov 2014 by artsyrsc 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 you drink alcohol while taking acyclovir?

Posted 26 Aug 2013 by vkgoya 1 answer

How fast should Acyclovir work?

Posted 1 Aug 2014 by helpp_30 6 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

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 ...

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 am looking for an effective medication to relieve pain of shingles?

Posted 7 Jan 2018 by ladieleisure 3 answers

I have had shingles for 8 weeks. I took Valtrex at the onset. I am using a cream compounded by local pharmacy, plus lidocaine , ibuprofen, gabapentin, and more. Nothing has been able to receive the burning pain. If you have had experience with shingles and know of any medication that helped you ...

Valtrex - How long does it take to work?

Posted 14 Jan 2015 by Brownbear123 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 ...

Acyclovir - what can I use for relief from painful... sores on gential area?? Is there a topical?

Posted 1 May 2013 by robzombiegirl75 6 answers

..from Herpes,,, is there a topical cream to help with pain from sores,, makes it really difficult to sit,, walk,, urinate.. any info will be very helpful.

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 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?

When taking valacyclovir may One drink wine?

Posted 7 Dec 2013 by Young8236 1 answer

Valacyclovir for herpes in the eye.

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

Posted 23 May 2014 by chngtim 2 answers

... effected area till it disappeared?

HSV-2 diagnostic, false positive?

Posted 25 Mar 2015 by seahawks12345 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 ...

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