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What can help genital herpes symptoms?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not much

You can be treated with antivirals which will help to shorten the duration of active lesions, and capsaicin-containing preparations will help to numb the area after the initial burning they cause, but otherwise, simple pain medications can alleviate some of the discomfort.

In brief: Not much

You can be treated with antivirals which will help to shorten the duration of active lesions, and capsaicin-containing preparations will help to numb the area after the initial burning they cause, but otherwise, simple pain medications can alleviate some of the discomfort.
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