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Is there any thug i can use to sooth an outbreak of genital herpes?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Treatment & preventn

Herpes is often a recurrent disease and during acute outbreak, early use of antiviral such as valtrex/famvir can shorten the course and reduces severity.
Topical Lidocaine can ease the pain, rapidly. Unfortunately, the current medications can treat, but cannot cure herpes. If frequent recurrence, i advise getting suppressive treatment. Protect yourself and others! consult doc. Good luck.

In brief: Treatment & preventn

Herpes is often a recurrent disease and during acute outbreak, early use of antiviral such as valtrex/famvir can shorten the course and reduces severity.
Topical Lidocaine can ease the pain, rapidly. Unfortunately, the current medications can treat, but cannot cure herpes. If frequent recurrence, i advise getting suppressive treatment. Protect yourself and others! consult doc. Good luck.
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