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When should you start suppressive therapy for genital herpes?

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There's no set number of outbreaks a year that doctors use to decide when to start this type of treatment. It's more about how often you have outbreaks happen and if they're severe enough to interfere with your life.

From: Treatment Options for Genital Herpes WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:  WebMD Medical News: "Genital Herpes Treatment Cuts Spread."  CDC.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 9, 2018

SOURCES:  WebMD Medical News: "Genital Herpes Treatment Cuts Spread."  CDC.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 9, 2018

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