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Doctor insights on: How To Get Rid Of Herpes Forever

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How can I get rid of herpes?

How can I get rid of herpes?

Can't, yet.: Herpes can be managed with antiviral medications, which can both treat and suppress outbreaks. Depending on frequency, your doctor can help decide what's best for you. Although most people have fewer outbreaks after several years, and rarely may eventually clear the virus, there is no cure yet. ...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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How to get rid of herpes blemishes?

How to get rid of herpes blemishes?

Herpes: There is no treatment that can cure herpes. Antiviral medications can, however, prevent or shorten outbreaks during the period of time the person takes the medication. In addition, daily suppressive therapy (i.e., daily use of antiviral medication) for herpes can reduce the likelihood of transmission to partners. ...Read more

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Tell me how can you get rid of herpes?

Tell me how can you get rid of herpes?

You can't: You can't get rid of herpes. You can only treat the outbreaks or take medications to prevent them from happening. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of herpes on the booty hole?

Although not curable: Herpes Simplex virus can be treated with antiviral medications. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of herpes virus in the eye and how long does it take?

How can you get rid of herpes virus in the eye and how long does it take?

Depends: Most herpes in the eye is on the eye in fact the cornea. Treatment is with topical antiviral drops with good effectiveness in most cases within about 5 days. Herpes can also affect the interior of the eye, but this is rare. It can also be treated with systemic antivirals. Treatment takes longer and there is a risk of visual loss in these cases. ...Read more

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If herpes is an issue can you get rid of it?

No: Herpes in a viral infection that is only controlled; anti-viral medications do not "kill" the virus but only "knock it into submission." the virus lives in the sensory nerve cells and when active, will cause blisters and pain. Treating it will shorten the course of the infection and cause the virus to lie dormant until the next outbreak. ...Read more

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Could my body kill herpes and get rid of it?

Could my body kill herpes and get rid of it?

If you have: Recurrent herpetic lesions- it will not be "killed". However there are methods to help control the infection. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of dark spots from herpes?

What can I use to get rid of dark spots from herpes?

Hyperpigmentation: Unfortunately, after an injury to the skin - such as a blister from herpes or from a scratch/scrap, the skin can darken. It may take some time before that darkening fades. I would protect the area so that no re-injury occurs, worsening the problem. Also, protect the area from sunlight -as that could cause skin coloration changes. Most probably 'tincture of time' is what's best. See plastic surgeon ...Read more

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I look like I have herpes but it's just a sunburn. Please help me get rid of this as quickly as possible?

I look like I have herpes but it's just a sunburn. Please help me get rid of this as quickly as possible?

Aloe Barbadensis: Aloe vera) can v redness, pain, itching ; swelling from burns. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial ; antifungal qualities. It speeds burn healing by stimulating new skin growth. V pain by placing cool, moist compresses on skin. Nsaid's ; Acetaminophen can help. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be used for itching. Hydrate well ; don't peel off deep layers. See dr for severe burns. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of oral herpes?

Best way to get rid of oral herpes?

You can't: Oral herpes is a diesease for life with no cure. Valtrex (valacyclovir) taken chronicxally can prevent many episodes and reduce duration. ...Read more

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I read that yoy can get rid off herpes. A lady said her father is a dctr and he wrote a book. True or false?

I read that yoy can get rid off herpes. A lady said her father is a dctr and he wrote a book. True or false?

Herpes simplex: If anyone knows how to eliminate this virus from an infected person please send me the info so that I can invest and become wealthy. At the present time once you have been infected with this virus it stays with you for the rest of your life. Now it may not produce active lesions in everybody, but it is there and is always a risk. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of genital herpes?

How do you get rid of genital herpes?

Can't: All you can do is control outbreaks with anti-viral meds & staying healthy and your immune system strong. Sorry. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a herpes rash on my scalp??

How do I get rid of a herpes rash on my scalp??

Herpes zoster?: "Herpes rash" the scalp probably is herpes zoster (shingles), not herpes simplex. If a doctor diagnosed it, s/he probably prescribed standard treatment like valacyclovir, and maybe also a corticosteroid like prednisone. If not, contact the doctor. If this is self diagnosed and you haven't seen a doctor, do it ASAP for proper care -- the sooner the better for effective treatment. ...Read more

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Do I have herpes of the tongue/mouth and if so how do I get rid of it?

Do I have herpes of the tongue/mouth and if so how do I get rid of it?

Culture: Oral herpes is common and can be diagnosed with blood test or culture. Antiherpetic medicines can help eradicate a lesion but will not cure you of the disease. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of these herpes sores on my lips?

What can I use to get rid of these herpes sores on my lips?

Cold sores: 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

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I have lip herpes and I want to get rid of it. What do I have to do to heal my lip herpes faster?

I have lip herpes and I want to get rid of it. What do I have to do to heal my lip herpes faster?

Natural healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are of no value there. There are anti-viral medicines to help them heal faster that your doctor can rx. ...Read more

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I think I have herpes, how do I get rid of it, without going to the doctor, or telling my parents?

I think I have herpes, how do I get rid of it, without going to the doctor, or telling my parents?

Unfortunately: There is no cure for herpes, if you have that. But there are treatments to control symptoms. See this site for more information and I would urge you to see a doctor and get tested for other stds as well.
http://www. Cdc. Gov/std/herpes/stdfact-herpes. Htm. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a herpes sore on the inside of my lip it's bothering me.

How can I get rid of a herpes sore on the inside of my lip it's bothering me.

Herpes: I come from the school that the best herpes treatment is the oral anti-viral medications. These can get to the root of the problem, which is in the nerve leading to that area of skin. Your physician should give you a refillable prescription for herpes medication. ...Read more

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Why is Herpes (non-STI type), lumped in with the STI tests? What percentage has it/gets it? Is there medication I can take to get rid of. I'm down.

Why is Herpes (non-STI type), lumped in with the STI tests? What percentage has it/gets it? Is there medication I can take to get rid of. I'm down.

No need to be "down": This question may have crossed with my reply to your similar one recently. That included an explanation why labs list HSV1 (the "non-STI" type) as an STI test. Why is this upsetting? Half of all adults in the US have HSV1 and most of those 150 million people aren't "down" about it. There is no curative treatment, but if you're having outbreaks, eg cold sores, see your doc for Rx to help symptoms. ...Read more

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How is it that immune system can get rid of HPV in body and can't for Herpes? Isn't HPV more harmful and complex than Herpes? What's the difference?

How is it that immune system can get rid of HPV in body and can't for Herpes? Isn't HPV more harmful and complex than Herpes? What's the difference?

Good question: The body's defense systems combats infection to eradicate from the human body, a complex interaction between the host (the body) and the invading orgsnism usually is the case, in case of Herpes, the virus remains dormant, undetected by the immne system radar in some cells and some nerve roots, once body resistance wanes for a reason or another it flares up until the body fights it back ...Read more

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Does it happen that people get rid of the herpes virus that makes cold sores?

Does it happen that people get rid of the herpes virus that makes cold sores?

Herpes: Herpes lives in a sensory nerve cell cluster in the area the nerve supplies. Primary infection occurs in young and persists for life in 15 to 50 percent. It "sleeps" there and may recur at any time--stress, trauma, immune system compromise. If herpes, it typically recurs in one single area--especially lips and may be aborted with early antivirals. But not all "cold sores" are herpes. ...Read more

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What to do if I have genital herpes, please tell me the best way to get rid of this?

What to do if I have genital herpes, please tell me the best way to get rid of this?

See below: You can not get rid of it there is no therapy that is effective in curing you of herpes. However the symptoms that occur with this usually lessen with timet. ...Read more

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I read there are a series of vitamins and or supplements that get rid if herpes could you tell what those are please?

I read there are a series of vitamins and or supplements that get rid if herpes could you tell what those are please?

Lysine can be used: To quell herpes outbreaks but I know of nothing that will totally eliminate it. Stress is also a factor. An overall healthy lifestyle w/exercise and good food plan is best. Peace and good health. Avoid nuts and chocolate and anything w/arginine in it. ...Read more

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I have contracted herpes and I've had it for 2 years now. It left bumps on my genital and I would like to know ways to get rid of them permanantly?

I have contracted herpes and I've had it for 2 years now. It left bumps on my genital and I would like to know ways to get rid of them permanantly?

No cure: Herpes is the most common cause of genital ulcer in United States
responsible for 60-70% of genital ulcers in sexually active patients
avoid sexual contact when lesions
inform sexual partners of genital herpes
transmission can occur even when asymptomatic
condom use prevents transmission to women (not to men)
condom must cover active lesions. ...Read more

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Can an oral infection cause a herpes test to be positive? Can the oral infection be found in the urine or blood? Can you get rid of an oral infection

Can an oral infection cause a herpes test to be positive? Can the oral infection be found in the urine or blood? Can you get rid of an oral infection

Not Specific enough: "Oral Infection" can mean lots of things. Infections in the mouth are caused by bacteria, fungus (thrush), Viruses (herpes, etc.). You need to be more specific and hopefully get a helpful answer. ...Read more

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Emergency contraception causing herpes outbreak. How do I get rid of this?

Emergency contraception causing herpes outbreak. How do I get rid of this?

See your dr: There are several pills to treat episodes of herpes. Stress can cause an outbreak, so perhaps the stress of worrying about unintended pregnancy but no evidence that emergency contraception triggers herpes. ...Read more