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How long does it take for genital herpes outbreak to clear up when taking valtrex (valacyclovir)?

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Dr. Ray Holt
Family Medicine
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In brief: Everyone isdifferent

If you start the medication right at the first sign of an outbreak(tingling/burning/pain/feverish) you have a better chance of a quick clearing.
Usual time frame for the blisters to turn into scabs and then the scabs to heal is 5-12 days.

In brief: Everyone isdifferent

If you start the medication right at the first sign of an outbreak(tingling/burning/pain/feverish) you have a better chance of a quick clearing.
Usual time frame for the blisters to turn into scabs and then the scabs to heal is 5-12 days.
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