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Can Valtrex Be Prescribed To Treat Any Other Virus Besides Herpes
There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more
How likely is it i will pass the herpes 2 virus if i'm taking valacyclovir daily and use condoms and don't have outbreaks?
Can Valtrex clear non herpes bumps? My doctor prescribed me Valtrex without knowing for sure if I have herpes, but it's working to clear the bumps?
Prescribed Valtrex bc I tested positive for HSV2 antibodies blood test, but no outbreak - ok to to take even if I may not really have genital herpes?
It depends: Valtrex is to prevent outbreaks to protect you from them and your sex partner. You may still be infectious even when there are no symptoms of an outbreak yet. If you have been monogamous, the same sex partner, it may not be necessary to take it. Have them tested and discuss with your doctor. If you are abstinent, no, you don't need to take it, realizing you could have an outbreak. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have gential herpes & i'm taking valtrex.I went to a dentist and he prescribed amoclan 1g & rapidus 50mg in another country. Are they okay together?
I have had a fever blister for 2 months will not go away! I have had 2 rounds of valtrex, alcivior now taking topical ointment, not sure why he prescribed one for antifungus nitrate cream, also I have type 1 herpes. And have used countless over the coun
I : I would question whether this is a fever blister given that it has been present for 2 months. Perhaps it is a condition called perleche? I would recommend you see a dermatologist who can examine the area, possible perform a bacterial or viral culture, and give a recommendation. I hope that helps. ...Read more
Have herpes 1. Took valtrex. I am to get retested. Is there any chance herpes 1 can come back negative?
No : Herpes 1 and 2 are both lifelong infections. The acute antibodies will return to normal but there are other antibodies that will always be elevated. The virus remains in your system. For some people the initial outbreak is only infection but others can have recurrent outbreaks. This is true of oral and genital lesions. Stress and weakened immune system can increase outbreaks but meds will treat. ...Read more
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