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Is there a treatment for genital herpes?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

Oral 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: Yes

Oral 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

In brief: No

No permanent treatment at this time.
There are treatments to limit the outbreaks and risk of spreading the virus.

In brief: No

No permanent treatment at this time.
There are treatments to limit the outbreaks and risk of spreading the virus.
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal
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