Posted by: Abbey | 2011-08-19

Genital Herpes

Hi Doc,
i am a male and recently discovered that i have herpes,is there maybe over the counter medication you can recommend that make the cold sores " dissapear" ?

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Dear Abbey

I don't know of an over the counter medication - but the Pharmacist may be able to suggest one. Acyclovir is the treatment of choice which is very effective but it is on prescrption.

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Posted by: Man | 2011-08-19

You can use ordinary " cold sore"  cream available over the counter, but remember that even if the sores go away... the virus remain in your blood and you can still get it ata ny time and give it to others.
You really need to see a doctor, have blood tests to see if you have other STD''s etc.

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