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A 20-year-old female asked:

can valtrex (valacyclovir) reduce the risk of you giving genital herpes to your partner ?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Yes, if u take conti: Continuous Valtrex (valacyclovir) it should supress the transmission of the virus.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

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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