Tens and thousands of people worldwide suffer from herpes.
New herpes treatments have been developed to help lessen your feeling of shame for acquiring the disease.
These herpes treatments have been developed to treat outbreaks and minimize symptoms.
They can range from powerful medications that reduce the severity of herpes outbreak symptoms, to effective topical creams and ointments designed to provide instant relief from herpes sores.
Remember that what works for some may not work for others.
So you may need to try a few different herpes treatments first before deciding on what works best for you.
Interesting, right? Let’s take a look at the options:
Overall, the treatment of herpes involves antiviral drugs that are active against the herpes virus. However, you must take into account the length of time that you have been ill as well as the location of the blisters. They affect the dosage and frequency of the medication.
You should read my Herpes Medications guidelines to see this first line of defense.
Existing antiviral genital herpes treatment includes acyclovir (Zovirax), famciclovir (Famvir), valacyclovir (Valtrex) and penciclovir (Denavir). Before you try any of these, it is important to have a consultation first with your dermatologist or doctor.
New herpes treatments have been developed to help individuals like you overcome this infection. Some of these include:
Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you see any signs and symptoms. That is especially if you haven’t been diagnosed with genital herpes before. Even though the infection is not an emergency, treatment is more effective when initiated within the first few days of the outbreak.
As of right now, there really isn't a Herpes cure. Researchers and many pharmaceutical companies are working on it. Let's just hope they will find one in the future.
So your best two options are:
Don't give up. Don't get too down on yourself.
Life goes on.
Smile. Be happy.
Page last updated: April 15, 2014