A 51-year-old female asked:
51 years old recurrent cold sores since fall. had 4 since mid dec (heal 4-5 days)soon as stop 5 days of valtrex (valacyclovir) 500mg twice daily i get another. help?
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Dr. Andrew Blazaranswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 64 years experience
Longer treatment: Once the virus is established , it is often necessary to treat for a long time. Fortunately, the medicine is usually well tolerated.
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