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does famciclovir help with genital herpes

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Baking soda can help dry out the blisters. You can also use Domeboro from the drug store over-the-counter for the same purpose. These are good "home ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very common. : Millions of people have this but many ( often, men), don't know they have it.
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Dr. Henry Selke
16 years experience Infectious Disease
...: About 1 in 6 people have genital herpes. The centers for disease control estimates that about 776, 000 people acquire genital herpes each year in the ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Selke
16 years experience Infectious Disease
...: You can get genital herpes by having sex (oral, vaginal, anal) with someone who has herpes. The virus can be found in the sores, but there does not ne ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
From herpes virus: A person usually gets genital herpes from another person's fresh herpes sores. The other person may have sores on his or her genitals, lips, fingers, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Meds and time: Genital herpes can be quite painful. Topical or oral pain medication will help, and oral antiviral medication can speed recovery. Suppressive treatm ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Carter
39 years experience Urology
Treatable, not cured: Genital herpes is caused by various strains of herpes virus which are sexually transmitted. Once in the skin, it cannot be cured, and tends to cause i ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Herpes : Herpes is transmitted skin to skin from the site on your skin where you are infected.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Herpes Simplex: 1 ; 2 can both be located either genitally or orally. However, one does not actually morph into the other.
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Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Almost never: People can get recurrent viral meningitis from genital herpes(hsv2). People get severe lifethreatening viral encephalitis from oral herpes simplex 1( ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carrie Champine
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If you have herpes virus and had a sore on your mouth that you were touching, and then touched your genital area with saliva containing the virus, tra ... Read More

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