Medicines to make blisters and sores less painful and heal faster or to help prevent outbreaks. For more information, see Medications.
Home treatment, such as taking warm
sitz baths and wearing cotton underwear, to help sores heal. For more information, see Home Treatment.
Taking steps to prevent the spread of genital herpes.
These include avoiding any sexual contact if you (or your partner) have symptoms
or are being treated for genital herpes. For more information, see
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August 14, 2013
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