How effective are condoms for anti herpes protection?
Asked in Anti-Virus Software
Which is the most effective virus protection on the market?
How can prevent getting genital herpes from your partner?
Asked in Medication and Drugs, Cold Sores
How do you treat a cold sore?
Abreva can be effective, or your doctor can prescribe anti-viral medication such as acyclovir, valcyclovir, or famcyclovir. In addition, you can get topical creams and ointments from your local pharmacy. Ask your pharmacist for recommendations. Common cold sores are caused by a benign form of Herpes virus (Herpes simplex virus or HSV1). Antibiotics are not effective since they are for killing bacteria only.
What illness does Anti-herpes Virus treat?
Asked in Health
How do you know if you have HSv-1?
Herpes simplex virus 1 is the virus that causes fever blisters and cold sores. Herpes simplex virus ll is the virus that is responsible for genital herpes. There are anti viral medications that you can take to help reduce outbreaks of herpes,(Valtrex) but it is still possible to spread it even when no signs are present. It IS possible to spread HSv-1 by oral sex. If you have a fever blister and preform oral sex on someone, you can give them genital herpes. Just as someone with genital herpes can spread it to you by oral, vaginal or anal sex . Please use protection if you have genital herpes. marlin
Asked in Pregnancy
Can you get pregnant if you have genital herpes?
Yes you can get pregnant with genital herpes. Yes. There are certain precautions to take to help prevent passing it to your child. If you have active herpes lesions at the time of delivery, you may have a c-section so it's not passed tothe baby. The greatest risk for the baby is in a woman who is having her first herpes outbreak at the time of delivery. There are currently medication trials to determine if anti-herpes medications are safe and effective during pregnancy. You can get pregnant having genital herpes. YES they can. Herpes doesn't do any thing to the fertility or reproductive system. They can even give birth naturally. Break outs are not there all the time, a person with herpes can still have a sex life if they want to.