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I have been diagnosed with genital herpes and just started suppressive therapy. How long until it starts to work?
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Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology
In brief: Within one week
Suppressive therapy for chronic herpes will usually only take one to two weeks for successful suppression.
Of course, everyone is different. In addition, the specific medicine you are using for suppression may make a difference as to how quickly it begins to work.

In brief: Within one week
Suppressive therapy for chronic herpes will usually only take one to two weeks for successful suppression.
Of course, everyone is different. In addition, the specific medicine you are using for suppression may make a difference as to how quickly it begins to work.
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