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if i have been expose to hsv2 should I be taking medication

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandor Woren
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
You might.: Herpes simplex virus is generally transmitted from intimate mucosa to mucosa contact, usually sexually transmitted. While various antiviral drugs can ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Yes: The medication cannot tell 1 from2.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirstie Cunningham
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Still inflammed: Your cervix is still inflamed, indicating there is likely still infection. You should be re-evaluated and cultured for the specific strain of yeast t ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
HSV: You will only become infected with active contact with lesions or body secretions containing the organism. What you describe is very unlikely to produ ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herpes: Nope. Not in any way.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herpes Type 2: Herpes 2 is transmitted from skin to skin directly. It is not transmitted from inanimate objects.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herpes Suppression: Valacyclovir if taken regularly (most people just need to be on one pill per day for this) your contagiousness may be lowered by up to 50%. Unfortun ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Treatment : If you are breAking out even on appropriate dose perhaps something else wrong with your immune system. It would bevwirth seeing your doctor. Thyroid ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe not herpes: What does "frequent" mean? Genital herpes due to HSV2 doesn't recur more often than once a month, and even that is unusual; every 6-12 weeks is most c ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Herpes testing: Testing for HSV-2 is indicated when you have a partner who is positive for HSV-2. Are you having symptoms? I can have you tested & treated. I can ... Read More

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