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What are ways to stop reoccurring genital herpes from coming back often

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
It: Will not stop the Herpes from coming back nor does it work for Herpes. Recurrence of Herpes can be decreased by using Acyclovir orally and higher dose ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Herpes can be a recurrent infection.
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Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Herpes: Treatment with antiviral drugs can help people who are bothered by genital herpes outbreaks stay symptom-free longer. These drugs can also reduce the ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
No.: The virus will always be in your system, but some people with herpes have no idea they have it because they never had a "flareup" or outbreak. If the ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
If you have genital: Herpes it usually recurs.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Not an STD, harmless: Angiokeratoma is not an STD and has nothing to do with sex. (The large majority of skin problems of the genital area are not STDs.) Antiokeratomas may ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Type 1 Herpes: pharyngeal infection is fairly common in your age group and like Herpes infections elsewhere it can recur. Contact your physician to determine if anti ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
Make : Make sure you both are tested for hsv type 1 and 2. It was previously thought that type 1 was only localzed to the mouth and type 2 to the genitals, b ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Davis
36 years experience Dentistry
Virus spread: Herpes virus can spread to any open area such as a cut or sore on any part of the body by direct contact.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common problem: It's now believed that up to one in five adults have contracted genital herpes and 90% of adults have the blood factors from a cold sore type herpes i ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Nothing: You need to start Valtrex (valacyclovir) asap. You can only get this via pharmacy. No over the counter remedy is available. Go see your doctor soo ... Read More
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