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Genital herpes drugs

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Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 27 years experience
No: There is no specific treatment or over the counter medications that can be used for genital herpes.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Not really: There are over the counter medications such as campho-phenique and similar topicals for cold sores which are caused by the herpes virus. I've not see... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
See below: Ibuprofen can potentially cause kidney problems, called acute interstitial nephritis in addition Acyclovir also can cause kidney damage specially if ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine 38 years experience
A virus: Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease. It can occur when you have unprotected sex with a partner that has herpes and is actively shedding t... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Very common. : Millions of people have this but many ( often, men), don't know they have it.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Sx hsv 2: Symptoms could include dysuria, tingling and burning, with or without eruption of blisters, or painful ulcerations.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Herpes Simplex: It is reported that genital herpetic blisters can be painless or mildly painful in other people. But many can attest to pain with Herpetic lesions.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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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