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Can a person still be contageous after applying the herpes medication denavir (penciclovir)?
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In brief: Yes
All medications take time to work -- and viral replication is not automatically stopped just because a medical is applied that moment.
So -- they can still be infectious for some time after the medication is started (generally a few days).

In brief: Yes
All medications take time to work -- and viral replication is not automatically stopped just because a medical is applied that moment.
So -- they can still be infectious for some time after the medication is started (generally a few days).
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