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Herpes simplex 1 is there treatment?

Herpes simplex 1 is there treatment?

Treatment but not a: Cure. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe oral valtrex (valacyclovir). Laser treatments are also used to treat cold sores. ...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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Aside from acyclovir, what are other recomended cheap anti viral oral mdicine to cure herpes zoster?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Aside from acyclovir, what are other recomended cheap anti viral oral mdicine to cure herpes zoster?

Go see your doctor: What's available depends upon where you live. Given that you're in philippines, you'll need to ask your doc since i'm only familiar w/those drugs available here in the states: acyclovir, Famciclovir & valacyclovir. Check out http://www.Aafp.Org/afp/2000/0415/p2437.Html for more info. You want to start one of these within 72hrs of noticing rash. Post-herpetic neuralgia is complication of shingles. ...Read more

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What is herpes simplex type 1, IgG antibody? Genital or oral?

What is herpes simplex type 1, IgG antibody?  Genital or oral?

Usually oral: Herpes infections are described as type i (oral /cold sores)or type ii(genital). However, either type can cause affect either location. Igg antibody detected by a blood test. & indicates one has been exposed to the virus at least several weeks prior &possibly much longer- as in years. Most people who have HSV antibody have no idea that they have herpes. ...Read more

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Help docs, is human papilloma virus curable?

Help docs, is human papilloma virus curable?

Define cure ?: The HPV and associated skin or other signs can clear over time in most people with a good immune system However, it is part of a family of viruses that can hibernate and re-emerge later. The shedding of viral particles is also intermittent. My assumption is that it stays with us forever, but for most is never a problem. ...Read more

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Is there permanent cure for herpes simplex and genitals?

Is there permanent cure for herpes simplex and genitals?

Herpes: Nope. There is no cure. There is coming in the future hopefully a vaccine to prevent and possibly a vaccine process to suppress the viral shedding of those infected. ...Read more

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Are there effective natural treatments for genital herpes?

Are there effective natural treatments for genital herpes?

No: Genital herpes is a virus that is not curable but it is treatable with medications. There have not been over the counter medications shown to be effective in its treatment. ...Read more

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How common is herpes simplex virus type 1?

How common is herpes simplex virus type 1?

HSV 1: In the United States, there are about 500, 000 primary hsv 1 infections each year. Infection is permanent, but rarely serious in the patient with a normal immune system. Most patients are either without symptoms or have mild clinical disease. ...Read more

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Is capsaicin useful to treat genital herpes outbreaks?

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Is capsaicin useful to treat genital herpes outbreaks?

Not recommended: Indications for capsaicin include both paroxysmal and continuous neuropathic pain, pain associated with inflammatory joint disease and perhaps some painful muscle conditions. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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In what way is herpes simplex (oral) transmitted?

In what way is herpes simplex (oral) transmitted?

Herpes Simplex Virus: The herpes simplex virus-1 is most often the cause of cold sores. It can be spread to the mouth or lips through activities like kissing. It can spread to the genitals by mouth to genital contact or genital to genital contact. However, herpes simplex virus -2 can be spread to the mouth/ oral area. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the reasons HSV (herpes simplex virus) infects the human body?

I was wondering what are the reasons HSV (herpes simplex virus) infects the human body?

Exposure: It's a kind of virus that can infect anyone it encounters. There is no 'reason' why; it just is that way. ...Read more

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Possible cure for the herpes virus?

Possible cure for the herpes virus?

Cure is unlikely: Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections are permanent, with lifelong potential for recurrent oubreaks and/or transmission to close personal contacts. However, outbreaks tend to become very infrequent over time, and transmission becomes uncommon. Unfortunately, science has not found anything to cure herpes. Maybe someday, but probalby not in the near future. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for herpes simplex virus type 1?

Medications: You can take famcyclovir or valcyclocir by mouthto have an outbreak heal faster. If you get out breaks very commonly you can take either of these two medications on a daily basis to prevent an outbreak. ...Read more

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Can you tell me docs, is herpes simplex 1 contagious when there's no outbreak?

Can you tell me docs, is herpes simplex 1 contagious when there's no outbreak?

Yes: Hsv 1 is transmitted from person-to-person by infected oral secretions from close contact. The risk of transmission is much higher when the patient is symptomatic. There is no seasonal variation impacting the transmission of hsv 1 and it occurs equally between the sexes. ...Read more

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Have wrong info. Herpes 1 IgG positive. Herpes II IgG indeterminate. How is herpes 1 transmitted via flu or cold sores stress?

Have wrong info.  Herpes 1 IgG positive. Herpes II IgG indeterminate.  How is herpes 1 transmitted via flu or cold sores stress?

Herpes simplex: Herpes simplex is transmitted by direct contact with a lesion or the body fluid of an infected individual.Transmission may also occur through skin-to-skin or mucous membrane contact during periods of asymptomatic shedding. Barrier protection methods are the most reliable method of preventing transmission of herpes, but they merely reduce rather than eliminate risk. ...Read more

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Is it true that herpes simplex 1 contagious without an outbreak?

Is it true that herpes simplex 1 contagious without an outbreak?

Yes, but less so: All those infected with either herpes simplex 1 or 2 (oral/genital) constantly shed the virus & can give it to someone without an active lesion. However, you are more likely to get it when there is an active lesion since there is a higher level of the virus being shed. Most people acquire hsv1 but rarely or never have sores. There are meds your md or dmd can give to reduce freuency & severity. ...Read more

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Can I have a child with my boyfriend naturally if I have herpes?????

Can I have a child with my boyfriend naturally if I have herpes?????

Maybe: The highest risk to the baby occurs if the first herpes outbreak is late in pregnancy or during labor & delivery. About 40% delivered vaginally will develop encephalitis & or die. Risk of that outcome drops to ~5% with 2ndary outbreaks which can be reduced by meds. Many will do a scheduled CS before labor because of the high risks if infected. Consult with your OBGYN on your case. ...Read more

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Can you still have a natural child birth if you have herpes?

Can you still have a natural child birth if you have herpes?

Depends: There is certainly high risk for baby if you have an outbreak at or around the time of delivery. There is a possibility you could deliver between outbreaks & not pass it to baby.However, there have been cases where no outbreak was evident but baby acquired the germ during delivery, developed herpes encephalitis & died as a result. The risk is always present so discuss it with your ob. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a person has herpes can she have a natural birth?

Can you tell me if a person has herpes can she have a natural birth?

Ok if no lesions: Active genital herpes lesions near the vaginal opening can be transmitted to baby with vaginal delivery. If there are no active lesions or prodromal symptoms, it's okay to have vaginal delivery. Consider taking prophylactic antivirao medication (acyclovir or valcyclovir) beginning at about 35-36 weeks gestation to prevent a recurrent lesion around the time of delivery. ...Read more

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Is there a natural remedy for herpes?

Is there a natural remedy for herpes?

Laser treatment: Lasers will shorten the duration and relieve the discomfort almost immediately. You can try coconut oil topically as it is anti-viral. It has worked for many of my patients. ...Read more

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Shingles - herpes zoster. In need og natural food suggestions. Any ideas?

Shingles - herpes zoster. In need og natural food suggestions. Any ideas?

Don't know if your: Doc has you on Acyclovir or similar. Also, zostrix (capsaicin) vaccine may decrease future outbreaks. Prednisone can be helpful & is safe if used for short period of time -can help limit long term neuralgia. The only supplement i know of is lysine 500-1000mg 3x/ day during outbreak but it can interact w some antibiotics so check w doc. If outbreak is orotund eyes please see doc to check for eye involvement. ...Read more

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I heard there is certain natural vitamins you can take to cure herpes in 21 days. Is this true? If so, what vitamins, & how often do you take them?

I heard there is certain natural vitamins you can take to cure herpes in 21 days. Is this true? If so, what vitamins, & how often do you take them?

None: Thete are no such cures for herpes. Whether it's Type I or II, oral and topical Rx antivirals will speed resolution of an outbreak. Any outbreak is self-limited, and it will eventually resolve - so, anything that is being utilized as a remedy at that time will seem to help. Same thing goes for other conditions that have flairs and remissions, like arthritis; the remedies don't work. ...Read more

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I gave birth 1 week ago and I have herpes and delivers naturally.. If my baby caught herpes during delivery when will i notice symptoms and what athey?

I gave birth 1 week ago and I have herpes and delivers naturally.. If my baby caught herpes during delivery when will i notice symptoms and what athey?

Herpes: The incubation period ( the time it takes for symptoms to show after infection) of herpes is 2 -14 days, however some people may not show any sign of herpes until later in life. ...Read more

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Can I deliver naturally if I have genital herpes?

Can I deliver naturally if I have genital herpes?

Maybe: If you don't have any blisters, or the sensation that comes on before they erupt, you may be able to deliver vaginally if your doctor is comfortable that you're clear. Occasionally, you can take medicine prior to delivery to suppress outbreaks and help prevent passing herpes to your child. ...Read more

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Are there effective natural treatments for genital herpes?

No: Genital herpes is a virus that is not curable but it is treatable with medications. There have not been over the counter medications shown to be effective in its treatment. ...Read more

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If I don't have a break out(herpes) while in labor can I go along with a natural birth?

If I don't have a break out(herpes) while in labor can I go along with a natural birth?

Yes: As long as there is no tingling like an outbreak is starting or no lesion you are safe. Many OB doctors will give you suppressive medications the last month of pregnancy to help prevent an outbreak too. ...Read more

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If my partner has genital herpes and I do not because we use protection, how am i supposed to have a baby the natural way when i will be exposed hsv2?

Genital Herpes: First. To cut down on the contagiousness of your partner he should be on a daily dose of valacyclovir. Second, just because he has been exposed to herpes type two, that does not imply that he has herpes on his penis. Unless he has sores and knows where his infection is then one cannot just assume they are on the penis. It sounds like you need a doctor that is up to date on this information. ...Read more

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Can someone with oral herpes on both mouth and vaginal area go through a natural birth? Or do they need to have a c-section?

Can someone with oral herpes on both mouth and vaginal area go through a natural birth? Or do they need to have a c-section?

Depends: A cesarean is needed if you have an active genital outbreak in labor. Just having a history is not a reason for the surgery. ...Read more

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How can herpes spread ?

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How can herpes spread ?

Contact: Herpes is spread from skin-to-skin contact when someone has active blisters. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How can you get herpes?

How can you get herpes?

From herpes viruses: A person can get herpes from another person's fresh herpes sores. The other person may have sores on his or her genitals, lips, fingers, etc..., and transmit viruses by touching the uninfected person. Sometimes, infected persons can transmit herpes even when they don't have visible fresh herpes sores, so prevention is not always possible. Most adults have had oral herpes, as it is so common. ...Read more

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How does herpes spread?

How does herpes spread?

Herpes Simplex Virus: The herpes simplex virus-1 is most often the cause of cold sores. It can be spread to the mouth or lips through activities like kissing. It can spread to the genitals by mouth to genital contact or genital to genital contact. Herpes simplex virus -2 can be spread through vaginal, anal ; oral sex. ...Read more

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Is HP 2 same with herpes?

Is HP 2 same with herpes?

HP2 is not std term: What do you think HP2 stands for please? ...Read more

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Can herpes affect lashes?

Can herpes affect lashes?

If it does,: you're in a serious situation! Herpes infection on the eyes can affect the entire eye and even cause blindness. It is not subtle. Herpes infection around the mouth or genitals does not interact with lashes. ...Read more

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What duz herpes look like?

What  duz herpes look like?

Varies: Herpes of the genital area can just be a reddened area but classically is a small group of clear blisters. This area is paiful, tingles and can get crusty. It is like a fever blister (only it is not a fever blister). Usually clinically diagosed but can absolutely be diagnosed if cultured and positive. Practice safe sex or you will continue to get the gift that keeps on giving! ...Read more

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