Genital herpes outbreaks
Is there any cure for frequent genital herpes outbreaks? It comes out around periods time (before or after) every month. doc advised acyclovir course (for 5-10 days) every month before periods but seems not helping much to supress it. plz advise how to control and stop it ?
Doctor Answers (2) on Genital herpes outbreaks
Hi there...I can understand your concern. Acyclovir suppression therapy can be started if you are having recurrent genital herpes. It involves taking acyclovir for about 6 months to 1 year. But first the disease should be confirmed through HSV 2 IgG testing. Consult a dermatologist. They will evaluate you further and start on necessary treatment.
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