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Genital Herpes: Resources

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Understanding Genital Herpes -- Treatment

There's no cure for genital herpes, but antiviral treatment can help. Your doctor might prescribe: Zovirax Famvir Valtrex All of these antivirals can be used to shorten or prevent outbreaks. Daily suppressive therapy can reduce the number of outbreaks and potential spread to partners when ulcers are not apparent (called asymptomatic shedding). The newer drugs, Famvir and Valtrex, can be taken less frequently and may be better absorbed and better tolerated in some. During an active...

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Related Web Site: Centers for Disease Control

This site includes fact sheets, treatment guidelines, and statistics on herpes prevalence. This link takes you to their web site.

Centers for Disease Control

 

Related Web Site: Antopia

Antopia is a dating and social support community for people with genital herpes, with nearly 60,000 members. This link takes you to their web site.

Antopia

 

Related Web Site: American Social Health Association

This group provides educational materials, a hotline, and in-person support groups for people with herpes and other STDs. This link will take you to their web site.

American Social Health Association

 

Related Web Site: International Herpes Management Forum

Oriented toward health care providers, this site also includes some patient information and a wealth of technical information. This link takes you to their web site.

International Herpes Management Forum

 

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