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Does vagifem contain peanut oil : loads of herpes outbreaks

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does vagifem contain peanut oil
JA: How long have you been dealing with the issue? In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: loads of herpes outbreaks
JA: Please give me a bit more information, so the Gynecologist can help you best.
Customer: using vagifem for dryness - getting tons of herpes outbreaks
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Gynecologist should know?
Customer: post menopausal
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Norbert Scheufele replied 4 months ago.


vagifem is a hormonal medication (estradiol) to compensate a hormonal deficit due to menopause. It doesn´t contain peanut oil and has no effect against herpes. I would recommend the use of a virostatic therapy like acyclovir.

Hope you get well soon, kind regards,

Dr. N. Scheufele

Expert:  Dr Norbert Scheufele replied 4 months ago.

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Thanks a lot, all the best for you,
Dr. N. Scheufele

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