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Do they use silver sulfadiazine for general herpes?

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Dr. Jeff Finkelstein
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Not usually

This med is not used for genital herpes.
It is usually used on significant burns at risk for infection.

In brief: Not usually

This med is not used for genital herpes.
It is usually used on significant burns at risk for infection.
Dr. Jeff Finkelstein
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
not a treatment for herpes. The pills, the ONLY effective treatment, must be used immediately, at least in first 2 days, for benefit. If it is first attack, then in first week. Next time, see a DR who knows how to evaluate and treat herpes. Usually a dermatologist.
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