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A 26-year-old female asked:

I get frequent outbreaks, but heard its not safe to take acyclovir daily. is that true?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Herpes: I think that you may have heard wrong. It is very common for people having frequent recurrent herpes outbreaks to be placed on a daily dose of an anti-herpes medication to break the cycle of recurrence.
Last updated Sep 17, 2013

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