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How To Treat A Genital Herpes Outbreak During Pregnancy
Can I use a tampon during genital herpes outbreak. Pads are causing severe pain as they rub against the sores.
Your Body: You do not need any one's permission, even a doctor's permission to use tampons. You should use whatever works best for you or feels best. I am very sorry to hear of your outbreaks and would hope you are on medication to lessen this pain. But, yes, by all means use the product best for you. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Meds: Take meds.Get a more detailed answer ›
Several ways: There is only so much that can do. For an acute event valtrex (valacyclovir) 3 times a day. If your getting the infectiions very frequently..Then going on valtrex or Acyclovir every day will be the best bet. Unfortunaly the only way to ensure no outbreaks is not to get it in the first place. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1 to 2 weeks: 1 to 2 weeks for healing.Get a more detailed answer ›
Misinformed?: If using protection that covers the infected area you don't have to wait. But the more important thing here is that having sores does not in any way correlate to contagiousness. Everything about herpes changed five years ago when we learned that herpes viral shedding is not predictable and has no correlation to outbreaks. You are just as contagious without a sore as you may be with a sore. ...Read more
Blisters: Genital herpes is associated with a cluster of blisters that show in the genital area that eventually burst, releasing the virus and causing some pain, tenderness and redness at the site of the outbreak. The out break will occur at the same site each time for the rest of the persons life. It is not curable because it is a virus. Medicines are available to help with the symptoms. ...Read more
Will my genital herpes outbreak pass with out antiviral meds? I am experiencing second outbreak in as many years. Did take the meds the first time.
Herpes : Herpes outbreaks definitely last longer and are more painful if untreated.The sooner the medication is started (i.e. At the onset of a tingling sensation prior to any herpes lesions being present) the shorter the duration of the actual herpetic lesion. Your primary care provider can prescribe a medication you can take when an outbreak occurs, and often time will give many refills since this is a chronic condition. Take care. ...Read more
The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more
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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