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Doctor insights on: Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis Treatment

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I just got over epidemic keratoconjunctivitis and my spouse now has it. Can i catch it again so soon?

I just got over epidemic keratoconjunctivitis and my spouse now has it. Can i catch it again so soon?

Absolutely!: Yes, you are always susceptible to it, even during an infection and after it too. Good luck! hope he feels better. ...Read more

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Can you have a second HSV outbreak in the middle of a 10 day Valtrex (valacyclovir) treatment?

Can you have a second HSV outbreak in the middle of a 10 day Valtrex (valacyclovir) treatment?

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

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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?

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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Starting IVF in uk. Told that having herpes 2 outbreak during treatment could result in cancellation of IVF cycle, why? What are the implications?

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

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I was just diagnosed with genital herpes and my outbreak just cleared up and i finished treatment. Is it possible to have another outbreak already?

Genital Herpes: Yes. Unfortunately recurrent herpes outbreaks, while not common are possible. You may need to go on a daily treatment of the herpes medication for several months to try to break the cycle of rapid and frequent breakouts. ...Read more

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Whst is the next line of treatment for genital herpes if u have an outbreak while on a 10 day regimen of valtrex ?

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