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Genital herpes hsv1 and oral herpes hsv1, what to do?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See a dermatologist

You may have hsv1 + hsv2.
There are prescription and otc remedies promoted but they are all a waste of money. Prescription pills are very effective. You need advise on what this means to you as well as your contacts. It is not likely that you will get what you need unless you see a dermatologist or perhaps an infectious disease specialist. Although there is extensive knowledge about this, most phy.

In brief: See a dermatologist

You may have hsv1 + hsv2.
There are prescription and otc remedies promoted but they are all a waste of money. Prescription pills are very effective. You need advise on what this means to you as well as your contacts. It is not likely that you will get what you need unless you see a dermatologist or perhaps an infectious disease specialist. Although there is extensive knowledge about this, most phy.
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Dr. Thomas Yash
Dentistry

In brief: See doctor

There are no cures for these viral attacks but they can be controlled.
There are medications to treat the lesions and pain. Some can be topical, like ointments to soothe the ulcerations, etc. Some pills to take to lessen or hasten the healing, like valtrex (valacyclovir). See your doctor. Dentist can treat the oral lesions, like cold sores. Dermatologist, primary care physician or gynecologist for genital.

In brief: See doctor

There are no cures for these viral attacks but they can be controlled.
There are medications to treat the lesions and pain. Some can be topical, like ointments to soothe the ulcerations, etc. Some pills to take to lessen or hasten the healing, like valtrex (valacyclovir). See your doctor. Dentist can treat the oral lesions, like cold sores. Dermatologist, primary care physician or gynecologist for genital.
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