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51 years old recurrent cold sores since fall. Had 4 since mid dec (heal 4-5 days)soon as stop 5 days of Valtrex (valacyclovir) 500mg twice daily i get another. Help?

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Dr. Andrew Blazar
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Longer treatment

Once the virus is established , it is often necessary to treat for a long time.
Fortunately, the medicine is usually well tolerated.

In brief: Longer treatment

Once the virus is established , it is often necessary to treat for a long time.
Fortunately, the medicine is usually well tolerated.
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