Are people with genital herpes recommended to take daily anti-virals?

Sometimes. There are some situations in which some physicians will prescribe antivirals in the hopes of preventing or limiting the frequency of outbreaks of active lesions.

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How long does it take for genital herpes sores to heal and go away? Have been taking anti viral medication but the sores are very sore

Some 2-3 weeks... The natural course of genital herpes is about 2+ to 3 weeks for average healthy persons in assuming no significant additional inflammation, i.e., cellulitis. Anti-viral drug can shorten its course by some 45% if taking in within 24 hours of its onset which begins with local hypersensitivity followed with blisters at the same location. Now, just keep the area as clean & dry as possible + pain med? Read more...