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Is valtrex (valacyclovir) only for genital herpes?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
No: It's also used for shingles, oral herpes (cold sores), and herpes that occurs in other areas, such as the anus or skin.

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Last updated Mar 22, 2019

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