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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 (valacyclovir) 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
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
My inital outbreak from hsv2 has left me scarred on my shaft is there any treatment for the scarring all my other outbreaks healed up fine?
Can you have another HSV outbreak in the middle of your first week of Valtrex (valacyclovir) treatment? I have white head like bumps that showed up overnight
Possible: If you are taking the Valtrex (valacyclovir) 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
Whst is the next line of treatment for genital herpes if u have an outbreak while on a 10 day regimen of valtrex ?
Other medications: There are multiple anti-viral medications available nand others can be tried when one does not seem effective. See your doctor if you continue to have symptoms. ...Read more
On a scale of 1-10, how urgent is it to seek treatment for mild genital wart outbreak? What are the possible risks of putting off treatment?
Can a treatment to remove molluscum in genital area cause an outbreak in an hsv-2 positive person?
Can starting acyclovir as a suppressive therapy trigger an outbreak? Haven't had an outbreak in months, but a dr suggested it.
Not usually: As an anti-viral, it is supposed to decrease viral load and decrease the chances of outbreaks. ...Read more
OTC and prescription: Simple home remedies involve cool compresses for itchy eyelids & providing moisture (try aquaphor or vasoline to the lids) to prevent dryness & avoid flare ups. Treat seasonal allergies (allergy drops or an otc antihistamine). Another option is to ask your md about using a nonsteroidal cream/ointment (such as elidel/protopic). Both are prescription only and may be costly, but an option for severe cases. ...Read more
My girlfriend and I both have hsv-2, she is on suppressive therapy, I have finished mine but have an outbreak. Can the virus spread more between us?
No you already have: You are already infected and can not get more infected, but if you have an outbreak you should be on suppressive therapy as well talk to your doctor. ...Read more
The guy I'm with has genital herpes & touched himself & then fingered me right after. He's not having outbreak at time but said he felt one coming? He is not on suppressive therapy. Could I have been infected? No visible cuts on hands (except he got a man
Conjunctivitis: The two names are sometimes used inter changeably. ...Read more
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