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Unfortunately there are no OTC meds that are efficacious against genital herpes.
Having some Acyclovir/Valacyclovir/ or Famcyclovir around in case of an outbreak would be a very good idea.
It's also important to let your doctor know because while this is a disease that is easily managed for YOU if you become pregnant then it is very important for your doctor to know as there can be complications with pregnancy due to the infection .
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sorry, your age was off the screen...
the time for infection is GENERALLY when there are open sores...'