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if herpes med worked does that mean i have herpes

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
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Not much: Almost everyone including you probably have had contact with herpes of some type such as chicken pox. it really is not helpful.
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Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Prior exposure: Having antibodies to herpes virus means the body has produced an immune response to exposure to the virus. Exposure does not always cause visible lesi ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Past exposure: The vast majority of adults have IgG antibodies to Herpes 1. The odds are strong that you do as well. This just means that years ago, probably in chil ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Oral Herpes: Hi, when you talk about all the blood test, is the HSV titer included? If your HSV titer is negative then you might not have Oral Herpes, in oral HSV ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably HSV1, not 2: Check the exact test you had. If it was HerpeSelect, and if your HSV1 result was 12 and HSV2 1.24: You have HSV1, but so do half of all adults; proba ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: Ocular herpes should be treated by eye doctor.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
No cure: There is presently no cure for herpes. Clotrimazole or ketoconazole will treat candida.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Vulvodynia?: Such symptoms are not typical of any of the infections you mention, with the possible exception of yeast. That treatments for these things make no dif ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Vagina burning: 32 year old lady with intermittent burning in the vagina, treated for yeast infection and HSV but no improvement. You should visit your OB/GYN for a s ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpetic cervicitis?: Yes, genital herpes can cause cervicitis. However, cervicitis of other and unknown causes also are common. You need testing for other STDs if not yet ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Meds cover both: Valtrex (valacyclovir) and acycolvir are both medications for herpes...And both can treat herpes 1 or 2. Herpes is a family of viruses and these meds ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience Pediatrics
Sixth disease: is an old fashioned term for roseola, a viral illness most commonly seen in those under the age of 2. It is caused by a herpes virus, but not the her ... Read More

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