A 47-year-old female asked:
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sacral herpes - just as contagious ?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
YES: If the person takes 1 valacyclovir or acyclovir a day she will be less cantagious but not complete protection. This med can also be used at onset of any attack to make it less severe. Herpes virus will be present on the skin sometimes when there are no symptoms.
Answered on Oct 5, 2015

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