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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. Avoid sun exposure; it ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Ashley
15 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Can't, yet. : Herpes can be managed with antiviral medications, which can both treat and suppress outbreaks. Depending on frequency, your doctor can help decide wha ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Herpes: There is no treatment that can cure herpes. Antiviral medications can, however, prevent or shorten outbreaks during the period of time the person take ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
You can't: You can't get rid of herpes. You can only treat the outbreaks or take medications to prevent them from happening.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Although not curable: Herpes Simplex virus can be treated with antiviral medications.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: your hands are an unlikely place to obtain the herpes virus unless you have a break in the skin
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
There is not a : Permanent cure for herpes simplex.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Most herpes in the eye is on the eye in fact the cornea. Treatment is with topical antiviral drops with good effectiveness in most cases within about ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: Herpes in a viral infection that is only controlled; anti-viral medications do not "kill" the virus but only "knock it into submission." the virus l ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Can't get rid of OH: You can only treat the symptoms. Oral herpes is a virus that is permanently in your "system". Typically comes out when you are stressed, lack of sl ... Read More

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