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A 50-year-old female asked:

My herpes 2 , first break out is going on 2.5 months still in pain started valtrex (valacyclovir) one week ago , will i ever heal , i'm still burning, itching & pain?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Duration: 2.5 months is an exceptionally long time unless you have been exposed to the virus over and over again. How were you INITIALLY treated? What was your original Valtrex (valacyclovir) dosing and length of treatment. Were you placed on suppressive therapy? Call your prescribing physician today and review therapy.
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