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Of course: The prodrome starts from hours to a few days prior to a migraine attack and is characterized by changes in mood or behavior. Features include hyperactivity or hypoactivity, depression, craving for special foods, repetitive yawning and similar atypical symptoms. No headache is present. ...Read more
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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. Do not "pop" a herpes bump as you can spread the infection. ...Read more
Depends...: It all depends on how you were instructed to do so.If your outbreaks are only occasional and you are referring to the oral herpes( or commonly known as cold sores) then you can take when you get symptoms. However, if you are getting them too often and your doctor prescribed it for prevention then take it every day.If that is the case you might need a higher dose when you get sores appearing again. ...Read more
What causes a general feeling of malaise, fogginess, with a very mild headache. How to distinguish from Prodrome of migraine?
How do the rates of transmission for hsv1 vary between when a sore is present, during prodrome, and when no sore is present? I
I've been having prodrome herpes symptoms for 2 weeks. Small bumps have been coming and going but no blisters. Is this it? Should i expect blisters?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This could be something else. ...Read more
I've had all the prodrome symptoms of genital herpes but nothing ever happened, no sores, nothing. Could this be something else?
Several ideas: I'll assume you've actually had herpes then? So was it pain? Tingling? And you didn't mention discharge so we'll rule that out. You can have a urine test for chlamydia and gonorrhea (but the gonorrhea would def have made you have a discharge). Chlamydia on the other hand can be silent or very very mild in guys. Can't rule out herpes either..It has a broad range of how it can express. ...Read more
How come I would sometimes get the prodrome symptoms of oral herpes but never the actual blister?
Immunity: The varying degrees of immune mechanisms which keep herpes simplex virus in check are not fully understood. We know that some people are prone to frequent outbreaks and others have none, and some, like you, get only partial symptoms. Consider yourself fortunate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer