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how to treat herpes in the crack of buttocks?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Herpes simplex: Same way you would treat it anywhere else. You can be treated with an oral version of acyclovir, but unless begun very early in the outbreak it will not change much. This should resolve by itself in 7-10 days. Do not use topical acyclovir.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

What do herpes sores on buttocks look like?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Herpes simplex: Like they do anywhere else. Small blisters that open and leave a shallow ulcer which is painful and tender.

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