A 53-year-old male asked:
How is herpes simplex virus infection treated.
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Dr. Matthew Goren answered
31 years experience in Ophthalmology
Antivirals: Well it depends where your infection is but herpes is treatable with antiviral medication such as acyclovir. It doesn't cure you of the virus, but it does shorten the duration of the attacks.
Answered on Sep 17, 2019
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