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you should be doing better today, certianly by tomorrow.
marijuana will not affect the medicine and it's ability to cure this.
the antibiotics need some time to work
at least a day
but you should be somewhat better to day in terms of your symptoms
it can be
there is no real 'normal' for STDs
though chlamydia and ghonorrhea usually do not form scabs
Di you get place on acyclovir by the physician?
so you have the diagnosis already of herpes?
so the suppresive dose is twice a day and the outbreak dose is five times a day
there are different doses
let me get the latest recommendation
just need to check my reference
acyclovir is a very safe drug
and you should follow YOUR doctors recommendations
my reference (epocrates) states the for recurrence of HSV the doses suggested are
400 mg 3x/d for five days
or 800mg 3x/d for two days
or 200mg 5x/d for five days
the idea being that smaller doses need more frequent dosing
and that larger doses are more convenient for the patient
i do not know that there is any evidence that any of the above are much different in terms of efficacy
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