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I've recently diagnosed having non Hodgkin's lymphoma my

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Hello I've recently diagnosed having non Hodgkin's lymphoma my question is what danger is it if I'm taking a drug call rituxan and had herpes simplex can you help me
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.

Thanks for this question
This is a risk. The herpes might flare
You need to tell your doctors so they can put you on a suppressive med called valtrex. That will prevent an outbreak

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