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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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