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What to do to prevent herpes outbreak?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Your doctor can
prescribe Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral which can actually help regarding transmission to others.
Triggers for cold sores can include illness, stress, fatigue, becoming physically cold, dry air, UV rays (sun), mouth trauma or one's period.

In brief: Your doctor can
prescribe Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral which can actually help regarding transmission to others.
Triggers for cold sores can include illness, stress, fatigue, becoming physically cold, dry air, UV rays (sun), mouth trauma or one's period.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Chris Hawley
Family Medicine
In brief: Outbreak
Stress or illness are most common reasons for an outbreak.

In brief: Outbreak
Stress or illness are most common reasons for an outbreak.
Dr. Chris Hawley
Dr. Chris Hawley
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