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How fast should Acyclovir work?

Posted 1 Aug 2014 by helpp_30 4 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 14 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 Herpes be misdiagnosed?

Posted 3 Aug 2017 3 answers

I was visibly "diagnosed" by 2 different gynecologists that I have Herpes. They don't know which one because blood tests have not yet come back. I'm scared, but I'm ready to deal with it. The timeline however, isn't adding up much. I had oral sex about a week or so ago ...

If I already have oral herpes in the form of a recurring cold sore and my girlfriend has genital?

Posted 6 Aug 2017 by Jimmy1966 2 answers

Herpes can I still contract genital herpes?? Thank You..

Could I have herpes?

Posted 2 Aug 2017 0 answers

About a week ago I had sexual intercourse. I'll make this short by just saying that the sex was extremely rough. He tore a bit of skin just under my vaginal opening and my vagina was very swollen and felt very full for a few days after. Some discharge even appeared as well. He also managed to ...

Valacyclovir - How to take medicine?

Posted 28 Jul 2017 by HEALTHYGRIPS 1 answer

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 13 Jul 2017 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?

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 ...

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 ...

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