Herpes Treatment Medications

Medications and related information for herpes treatment

Circumcision may lower risk of genital wart virus

Circumcision may lower risk of genital wart virus Posted on 16. Apr, 2010 by Doctor in Herpes Treatment Circumcision has been found to lower men’s risk of contracting HIV through heterosexual sex, and now new findings suggest that it also cuts the risk of infection with the human papilloma virus (HPV) in both HIV-positive and

U.S. herpes rates remain high

U.S. herpes rates remain high Posted on 28. Mar, 2010 by Doctor in Herpes Treatment About 16 percent of Americans between the ages of 14 and 49 are infected with genital herpes, making it one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases, U.S. health officials said on Tuesday. Black women had the highest rate of

Shocking Report: Half of Black Women Have Herpes!

Shocking Report: Half of Black Women Have Herpes! Posted on 19. Mar, 2010 by Doctor in Herpes Treatment ATLANTA – About 1 in 6 Americans (16.2 percent) between the ages of 14 and 49 is infected with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), according to a national health survey released today by the Centers for

Half of Black Women Have Herpes! | Herpes Treatment Medications

Shocking Report: Half of Black Women Have Herpes! Posted on 19. Mar, 2010 by Doctor in Herpes Treatment ATLANTA – About 1 in 6 Americans (16.2 percent) between the ages of 14 and 49 is infected with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), according to a national health survey released today by the Centers for

Herpes Drug Might Also Slow HIV Progression

Herpes Drug Might Also Slow HIV Progression Posted on 18. Feb, 2010 by Doctor in Herpes Treatment New research suggests that people who are infected with both HIV-1, a strain of the AIDS virus, and herpes simplex virus type 2 could benefit in more than one way by taking a herpes drug acyclovir. In addition

Herpes Treatment Medications

Herpes Drug Might Also Slow HIV Progression Posted on 18. Feb, 2010 by Doctor. 0 New research suggests that people who are infected with both HIV-1, a strain of the AIDS virus, and herpes simplex virus type 2 could benefit in more than one way by taking a herpes drug acyclovir. In addition to treating

Genital Herpes May Never Go Dormant

Genital Herpes May Never Go Dormant Posted on 18. Nov, 2009 by Doctor in Herpes Treatment Herpes, the sexually transmitted disease that causes genital lesions, never truly goes into a dormant state, new research suggests. As a matter of fact, even when it’s not causing an outbreak, the virus is shedding tiny bits of itself

Treatment for genital herpes

Treatment for genital herpes Posted on 04. Jul, 2008 by Doctor in Herpes Treatment There are three antiviral medications that are FDA-approved for the treatment of genital herpes: Acyclovir The oldest antiviral medication for herpes is acyclovir. Acyclovir is available as a generic drug and is also sold under the brand name Zovirax®. It has

Treatment for oral herpes

Treatment for oral herpes Posted on 04. Jul, 2008 by Doctor in Herpes Treatment The antiviral medications available in pill form (acyclovir, valacyclovir, famciclovir) have been specifically developed for the treatment of genital herpes. However, it is not uncommon for health care providers to prescribe the antiviral drugs to those who have frequent or severe

Genital Herpes: Stigma Still Strong

Genital Herpes: Stigma Still Strong Posted on 20. Jun, 2008 by Doctor in Herpes Treatment Genital herpes is common but it still carries a big social stigma, an online poll shows. The poll included 503 U.S. adults with genital herpes and about 1,400 other adults who said they didn’t have genital herpes. Participants answered questions