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A 16-year-old female asked:

Will a genital herpes outbreak happen everytime during sexual intercourse ?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Herpes simplex: Not necessarily. Sometimes people never have another outbreak after the first one, and sometimes it recurs frequently. You can limit this with valacyclovir or treat it at onset with valacyclovir. See your doctor.

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Last updated Jun 16, 2015

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