A 36-year-old member asked:
can a person still be contageous after applying the herpes medication denavir (penciclovir)?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pathology 33 years experience
Yes: All medications take time to work -- and viral replication is not automatically stopped just because a medical is applied that moment. So -- they can still be infectious for some time after the medication is started (generally a few days).
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Last updated May 29, 2012
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