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Is there any cure for genital herpes?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
There is no cure for oral or genital herpes, but antiviral medications are helpful in preventing or clearing up herpes sores.
Topical antiviral creams are somewhat helpful but not as helpful as oral medications. To treat an outbreak, one should start the medication as soon as possible to get the best effect.

In brief: No
There is no cure for oral or genital herpes, but antiviral medications are helpful in preventing or clearing up herpes sores.
Topical antiviral creams are somewhat helpful but not as helpful as oral medications. To treat an outbreak, one should start the medication as soon as possible to get the best effect.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Raj Syal
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
No complete cure at this time.
Medications can suppress the virus and limit outbreaks and even decrease the risk of transmission.

In brief: No
No complete cure at this time.
Medications can suppress the virus and limit outbreaks and even decrease the risk of transmission.
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal
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