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Which works better for genital herpes carmex or abreva?..

Which works better for genital herpes carmex or abreva?..

Neither: Neither of these will work well for genital herpes. The best option would be to call your doctor for a prescription for an anti-viral medication, such as valtrex (valacyclovir). ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

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


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Will carmex clear up genital herpes?

Will carmex clear up genital herpes?

No: You need to see a urologist or ob/gyn to begin a treatment plan to minimize reactions. There is no permanent cure for herpes but it can be controlled. ...Read more

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Is it possible to "pick up" virus of herpes simplex1 by using lip balm of person who has got the active period 2 month ago and used lipbalm only than?

Is it possible to "pick up" virus of herpes simplex1 by using lip balm of person who has got the active period 2 month ago and used lipbalm only than?

No: This virus is not likely to survive outside the body for more than a few seconds. Viruses require cells in which to live, they are not independent creatures, but are parasites which require the presence of a host to provide nutrients, etc. ...Read more

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Oral herpes simplex virus: does carmex work?

Oral herpes simplex virus: does carmex work?

Not really: You really need an antiviral cream or oral medication to be most effective. Over the counter abreva is better than carmex. ...Read more

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Genital herpes simplex virus 1 and carmex, what to do?

Yes: No contra-indication but cannot be shared with another person. ...Read more

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What are the effects of s.T.D.S, herpes, and aids?

What are the effects of s.T.D.S, herpes, and aids?

Multiple: Too numerous to discus here. Best is to search the cdc website. Most have neurologic side effects with opportunistic infections ultimately causing death after overwhelming the immune system. ...Read more

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Is oral herpes is an s.T.I or not? If not what are other causes?

Is oral herpes is an s.T.I or not? If not what are other causes?

Herpes virus: Oral herpes (hsv1) is most often from physical contact with an infected individual. Genital herpes (hsv2) is most often always contracted from sexual contact, and few cases have been shown of hsv1 coming from oral-genital contact, but the two are all but indistinguishable from each other. Maby the answer to your question is can you get herpes by not having sex, answer is yes. Just contact. ...Read more

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Herpes on peni, s what will make it go away?

Herpes on peni, s what will make it go away?

See your doctor: There are treatments for herpes, but there is no cure for herpes it is forever. ...Read more

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I was getting dressed and I noticed this two bumps on the outside part of my vagina they hurt s little but I wasn't painful, could this be herpes?

I was getting dressed and I noticed this two bumps on the outside part of my vagina they hurt s little but I wasn't painful, could this be herpes?

Possible.: Could be, but no way to know without a direct exam, and possibly a culture. Could also be simply inflamed hair follicles, or several other things. See a dermatologist or gynecologist. ...Read more