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Blisters/rash on right side head of penis. Tested negative for herpes and syphilis. Doctor prescribed me antibiotics/fungal cream. Wut else could it b?

Blisters/rash on right side head of penis. Tested negative for herpes and syphilis. Doctor prescribed me antibiotics/fungal cream. Wut else could it b?

Reaction?: If any contact with bowl cleaner or other chemical, could be a local reaction (/"burn") from that, which may look infected on exam (hence abx/anti-fungal). The warm/moist environ slows healing. Should keep dry & aired as able (don't get arrested!) while using ointments as rx'ed. Give it a week. If not improving, get re-checked. ...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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What is the best creams for herpes?

What is the best creams for herpes?

Pills better: Antiviral pills work better than cream. On average, pills help you heal faster by 2 days. Antiviral creams may help you heal faster by 1 day [although Acyclovir cream doesn't help at all]. Using steroid creams while you are taking antiviral pills may help you heal faster. ...Read more

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Had herpes 18yrs ago, i was treated and never came back. I saw yesterday I have two sores, I have a steady boyfriend. What cream can I use and sex?

Had herpes 18yrs ago, i was treated and never came back. I saw yesterday I have two sores, I have a steady boyfriend. What cream can I use and sex?

Talk to your doctor: You would have to talk to your doctor for a cream or pill to take for the outbreak. Once you have the virus, you always have it, you just didn't appear to have an outbreak for quite some time. There are no creams or anything over-the-counter, only by prescription. Also, you should not have intercourse while you are having a breakout. ...Read more

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What cream can alleaviate skin pain from herpes?

What cream can alleaviate skin pain from herpes?

Doxepin cream 5%: Topical Doxepin is easy to use & very safe. Sometimes using large amounts causes mild drowsiness. Start using it at bedtime. Use it as often as needed to control pain. Most people begin at 4 times a day and gradually reduce frequency as they improve. This may require 2-4 months or more. About 20% of people become allergic after long use & stop. It is far safer & far more effective than anything el. ...Read more

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Are there certain creams that prevent an outbreak of herpes?

Are there certain creams that prevent an outbreak of herpes?

Pills do, not creams: Cold sores are caused by herpes viruses which reside inside your body/nerve. The currently available creams/topicals can only treat, not preventing it. There are few pills you can take to suppress the frequency/severity of these outbreaks. Unfortunately, there is no cure yet. If you have frequent recurrences, consult doc for eval and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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What medicines and creams should I take for herpes zoster? Are there some solutions or creams to ease the pain? What else can I do to ease the pain?

What medicines and creams should I take for herpes zoster? Are there some solutions or creams to ease the pain? What else can I do to ease the pain?

Herpes zoster: Creams are totally useless despite the claims they make in advertizements. Valacyclovir is my go-to medicine for Herpes zoster. The dose is 1gram three times a day for the duration of the outbreak. If the outbreaks are occurring with increasing frequency..prophylactic use of one gram a day can be instituted by your physician. ...Read more

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Can I use hemorroid cream on my herpes outbreak?

Can I use hemorroid cream on my herpes outbreak?

Herpes treatment: Herpes outbreaks respond best to aciclovir and similar medicines, but these are usually only prescribed for severe or frequent flares. Although haemorrhoid cream is unlikely to cause harm , it's not very likely to help. A simple emollient may relieve discomfort and help healing ...Read more

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Thank you doc. Oscar norvic. But what's the name of the cream for the herpes siimplex 1 thank you?

Thank you  doc. Oscar norvic. But what's the name of the cream for the herpes siimplex 1 thank you?

Acyclovir: Acyclovir ointment or cream can help with a hsv-1 outbreak. It will not cure you of hsv-1 (nothing will), but it can help with the severity and length of the outbreak. ...Read more