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I have herpes 1 and I'm tired of it are there any people you

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I have herpes 1 and I'm tired of it are there any people you know that beat the virus and who can I talk to or how can they help me
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


The outbreaks can be supressed with a medication called acyclovir, or with one called valacyclovir.

There is no cure, but your doctor can prescribe these medications.

Stress reduction might help prevent outbreaks as well.

Here is a Mayo clinic write up on herpes.

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