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How fast should Acyclovir work?

Posted 1 Aug 2014 by helpp_30 5 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 16 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?

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 ...

Herpes Zoster - I am looking for an effective medication to relieve pain of shingles?

Posted 13 days ago 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 ...

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 ...

Is it possible that I have herpes? (small bumps, itchy lower legs)?

Posted 13 Dec 2017 by Worried1994 0 answers

I haven’t had sex in over a month (was with the girlfriend at the time). I’ve recently developed small red bumps on the tip of my penis. My thighs have one or two on them. My lower legs have no bumps but itch, same goes for parts of my arm and a little bit on my head.. I applied ...

I have no medical insurance but two years ago I was diagnosed with herpes. I need Acyclovir?

Posted 1 Dec 2017 by nicci17 1 answer

to treat my outbreak, do I NEED a doctor prescription to get from pharmacy?

Can ciprofloxcin cause vaginal lesions that look like herpes?

Posted 18 Nov 2017 by Stephanieclouse 1 answer

Cipro was prescribed for UTI but lesions showed up on day two of treatment. Herpes tst was negative. Any connection between cipro and vaginal lesions,?

Just had sex with someone who has herpes?

Posted 8 Nov 2017 by Gathena2008 1 answer

So he had a sore and it was broken, we made out and had sex. I didn't notice until after. Is there anything for me to take immediately to prevent me from getting it?

With new medications and vaccines, Has anyone ever been cured of herpes?

Posted 3 Oct 2017 by dianaraney 2 answers

I know that it is supposed to be incurable but i think they can cure a lot of illnesses but they wont for fear of collapsing the economy. Pharmacies, doctors, hospitals would go out of business.

For genital herpes can I take more than 3 lysine?

Posted 23 Sep 2017 by Frank2106 0 answers

For genital herpes outbreak very very painful ive heard that these pills 1000mg work fast so how msny shoukd i take at once 2 -3 times daily ? Someone told me 1 pill every 4 hours is this true ?

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..

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 ...

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