How to Treat Genital Herpes?

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There's no cure for genital herpes. But treatment with prescription antiviral medications can:
  • Help sores heal sooner during an initial outbreak
  • Lessen the severity and duration of symptoms in recurrent outbreaks
  • Minimize the chance of transmitting the herpes virus to another
  • Reduce the frequency of recurrence
Antiviral medications used for genital herpes include:
  • Acyclovir (Zovirax)
  • Valacyclovir (Valtrex)
Keywords: genital herpes treatment.