User Reviews for Valtrex
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Reviews for Valtrex to treat Herpes Simplex, Mucocutaneous/Immunocompetent Host
"I recently went to the doctor after seeing a small bump on my vagina. I was so freaked out because it hurt and burned when I used the restroom. I was so nervous going in and embarrassed. I looked online and thought the worst. As soon as my doctor seen it she said it was herpes. I thought it was the end of the world I fainted and thought I was going to die. But she explained that about 85 percent of people have it. There are two types. Type 1 and 2. Type 1 being from the waist and above. And type 2 being anything below the waist. Herpes can be treated and it's not HIV or aids so don't freak out."
Jennifer g. December 24, 2014
19 users found this comment helpful.
"This works great, if I catch it in time (I am usually able too) there are no visible symptoms. If I am little late (rarely) outbreaks are small and brief."
Anonymous (taken for 6 months to 1 year) December 12, 2012
20 users found this comment helpful.
"I pop one of these, "Valtrex" 1grm and not long after I notice a change in my cold sores. AND I GET THEM BAD. ....so bad that I can't eat things like chips, salty things, candy, etc. It's miserable. If Valtrex didn't exist, I would be in quite a lot of pain and discomfort. I carry extras in my locker at work in case an outbreak hits again."
fortaport November 1, 2010
16 users found this comment helpful.
"Very expensive though."
Anonymous June 7, 2009
10 users found this comment helpful.
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