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Due to misdiagnosis i began valaciclovir treatment only 6 days after onset of genital herpes symptoms. Am i doomed to suffer till it clears itself up?

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Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dermatology

In brief: Likely yes

Therapy is most effective when it starts within 48 hours of lesions outbreak / symptom onset.
This will have to just run its course which may take 1-2 weeks.

In brief: Likely yes

Therapy is most effective when it starts within 48 hours of lesions outbreak / symptom onset.
This will have to just run its course which may take 1-2 weeks.
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