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Is there a treatment for genital herpes that works?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Acyclovir etc

The antiviral drug acyclovir, and related drugs (valacyclovir, famciclovir) are highly effective in speeding healing and preventing outbreaks of genital herpes.
However, there is no cure.

In brief: Acyclovir etc

The antiviral drug acyclovir, and related drugs (valacyclovir, famciclovir) are highly effective in speeding healing and preventing outbreaks of genital herpes.
However, there is no cure.
Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes.

Early on in an outbreak, antiviral medications work well to make the symptoms go away sooner, and when given during the first outbreak of genital herpes, it can greatly reduce the frequency and severity of outbreaks.
Please see your primary doc asap if you think you might be having an outbreak because medications can help!

In brief: Yes.

Early on in an outbreak, antiviral medications work well to make the symptoms go away sooner, and when given during the first outbreak of genital herpes, it can greatly reduce the frequency and severity of outbreaks.
Please see your primary doc asap if you think you might be having an outbreak because medications can help!
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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