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A 27-year-old female asked:

Taking 1 tablet daily of valacyclovir is said to prevent hsv transmission from the host to the partner.how accurate is that? how to protect ourselves?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Herpes: Taking valacylcovir to prevent or to turn down potential viral shedding and contagiousness diminishes the risk by 50%. This is the best that can be done as of now with western medicine. Your physician seems up to date on this vital information.

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