A member asked:

How long does it take for genital herpes outbreak to clear up when taking valtrex (valacyclovir)?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Ray Holt answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Everyone isdifferent: If you start the medication right at the first sign of an outbreak(tingling/burning/pain/feverish) you have a better chance of a quick clearing. Usual time frame for the blisters to turn into scabs and then the scabs to heal is 5-12 days.

Answered 10/20/2018



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