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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It won't affect the herpes outbreak one way or another.
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Check stress level: If you need to take antibiotics, and also have a case of cold sores, your immune system needs to be checked by your doctor to check in, and see why th ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not herpes: Amoxicillin has no effect on herpes. Probably a second problem that also causes skin lesions, e.g. folliculitis. See doctor during outbreak(s) for pro ... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Not for herpes: Amoxicillin will not treat herpes. If you have pain during urination, see your doctor to test your urine and examine your private areas to determine i ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Rosan
45 years experience Family Medicine
Yeast inf. from amox: First, were you treated for yeast infection? If so vaginal cream or Diflucam ? Some women are resistant to normal treatments, and might require ext ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Super-infection: There can many times be a bacterial infection on top of a viral (herpes) infection. This is called superinfection. The antibiotic will help remove s ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Stept or GC: get checked for streptococcus and gonorrhea.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Viral infection: The medication you've bee prescribed is Not a customary treatment for herpes zoster infection. I generally prescribe Valtrex™ Or similar. Your treatin ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Herpes: Herpes wouldn't have any connection to the Amoxicillin you were taking for strep throat (although outbreaks can happen during times of stress and with ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: different mechanisms, should be safe
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not on this forum: This is the free, informational HealthTap service. Questions and answers here are public, and neither medical care nor prescriptions are provided. Per ... Read More

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