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Sacral herpes - just as contagious ?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: YES

If the person takes 1 valacyclovir or acyclovir a day she will be less cantagious but not complete protection.
This med can also be used at onset of any attack to make it less severe. Herpes virus will be present on the skin sometimes when there are no symptoms.

In brief: YES

If the person takes 1 valacyclovir or acyclovir a day she will be less cantagious but not complete protection.
This med can also be used at onset of any attack to make it less severe. Herpes virus will be present on the skin sometimes when there are no symptoms.
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