A 36-year-old female asked:
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can hsv2 move around the body? used to get prodromal nerve pain just on thighs, now get it on arms, even face, left eye, nose. subsides with valtrex (valacyclovir).

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Once it's there....: It's there....as I mentioned in the other post....this virus basically hides out in the dorsal root gangliia of the body. Depending upon which dorsal root chooses to "release" the particles on any given instance is what determines where in the body you'll have a breakout but once it's there.....it's completely penetrated.....that's true for any viral entity. Bacteria and fungi are different.
Answered on Sep 5, 2014

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