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Once started how long is the healing prossses for genetal herpes wounds ?

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Dr. Jeffrey Ng
Family Medicine
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In brief: 1-2 weeks

Without medication (valtrex (valacyclovir) or acyclovir), it will take 1-2 weeks for the herpes sores to scab over and disappear. You are contagieous at this point.
Go see your primary care doctor to confirm the herpes and he/she will give you meds to accelerate the process.

In brief: 1-2 weeks

Without medication (valtrex (valacyclovir) or acyclovir), it will take 1-2 weeks for the herpes sores to scab over and disappear. You are contagieous at this point.
Go see your primary care doctor to confirm the herpes and he/she will give you meds to accelerate the process.
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