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Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis Treatment
I just got over epidemic keratoconjunctivitis and my spouse now has it. Can i catch it again so soon?
I would like to ask about the best treatment for genotal herpes ..I just had my first outbreak and an going crazy ..
Sure : Valtrex decreases the severity of symptoms. It is not a cure for herpes which is a lifelong illness. It is possible for a particular outbreak to get worse. The outbreaks can also get infected with bacteria as well. If it seems to be getting worse than schedule a follow-up visit with your doctor ...Read more
Starting IVF in uk. Told that having herpes 2 outbreak during treatment could result in cancellation of IVF cycle, why? What are the implications?
Rare: If worried could begin medicine to prevent an outbreak. Theoretically if you had an active outbreak the eggs when removed or the embryos when placed back in could become infected and cause major problems. But certainly not a common problem to occur. ...Read more
I'm having a herpesvirus outbreak and I have a l large lump on the inside of the vagina that really hurts i can't even sit any treatment ?
See an OB/GYN: Do not make guesses about this. Be safe and get examined. ...Read more
Can you have another HSV outbreak in the middle of your first week of Valtrex treatment? I have white head like bumps that showed up overnight
Possible: If you are taking the valtrex to prevent out breaks it is possible to have one while on the medicine.It decreases the risk but doesn't always prevent an outbreak. You may need a higher dose. If you are using it to treat an out break, It is unlikely that you would have an outbreak clear up this fast and get another. Talk to your doctor. This may well be something else. ...Read more
My doctor said I have hsv1&2 and gaved me acyclovir for five days but my treatment isn't up yet but I have another outbreak, how is that possible?
Troublesome herpes: Herpes is often triggered by stress - so I would try to find out 'what' is causing you so much stress and reduce it. Otherwise you will continue to have outbreaks. Acyclovir works but you have to take it FIVE TIMES a day - hopefully your doctor told you that. You have to drink alot of water with it too. You should get checked for other medical issues too that might make your body weak. Hope ur OK. ...Read more
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