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how long after start valtrex can you have sex

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
If no active lesion: It's okay to have sex.If your boyfriend doesn't have herpes ,you may consider taking Valtrex (valacyclovir) daily.It would make active outbreaks less ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Not herpes: Sex doesn't trigger herpes outbreaks. Something else probably is causing these symptoms, especially if you only have vaginal irritation without visibl ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Not valtrex: Valacyclovir doesn't cause vaginal bleeding. Bleeding after sex often means a problem with the cervix, especially cervicitis. STDs can do this, so mak ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navita Modi
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
For another week : I want to make sure your partner needs to be get checked and then he needs to be treated too ,i will advise you to use condoms after a week for anothe ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Most women do not need to refrain from relations after a colposcopy, even if biopsies were taken. You should only wait if your doctor told you to at ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Variable: After laparoscopic hysterectomy, release to normal activity is about two weeks and that would include oral sex. However, vaginal penetration (fingers, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Uzma Chaudhry
17 years experience Internal Medicine
24 hours: 24 hours after your last dose.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
3 weeks: You should wait 3 weeks but check with your doctor.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Timing is everything: In order to conceive, you must be ovulating(releasing an egg). This usually occurs mid cycle:day 10-16 with day one being the first day of your menses ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Supposed to weight 5: -6 weeks so the cervix is closed and the uterus has involuted to normal size, sometimes depending on what happened at delivery u need to wait longer, ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
WITH OER WITHOUT FOO: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can be taken with food or any other time without food and you can eat food when you take Cipro (ciprofloxacin) if you like.But t ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Go ahead: As soon as you're comfortable. The procedure may even give you a testosterone surge. However, there are likely to be spermatozoa in your semen for a ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cryotherapy - cervix: Usually after cryo, i tell patients to refrain from vaginal intercourse until the drainage stops and at least 2 weeks following treatment.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
Same day with condom: If you are going to use a back up method, then you can start the same day you begin the bcp. If the bcp is the only form of birth control you are use, ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Right away: No reason to delay your fun.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No association: You can get pregnant while you have chlamydia. In fact, it's probably not unusual to get both at the same time.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
A day: Azithromycin should reach maximal efficacy following 24 hours. You should be able to have intercourse one day after therapy to be safe.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Jacobs
65 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
3 days: symptoms can happen before your expected period is missed. some people are ore sensitive than others,
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Selke
15 years experience Infectious Disease
...: People diagnosed with chlamydia should not have sex for 7 days after single dose antibiotic treatment or until completion of a 7-day course of antibio ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
After the 1st pack: after the 1st pack of pills
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Were the antibiotics: ....For a sexually transmitted disease? If so, wait until the antibiotic course is finished and your symptoms have gone away, then resume sex (with p ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Post delivery life: There would be no restrictions on this unless you feel pain instead of pleasure when stimulating your clitoris.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
39 years experience Dermatology
One month after: It's safe to become pregnant 30 or more days after stopping Accutane (isotretinoin).
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Antibody formation usually occurs within 14 days after infection.
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