Is Herpes simplex Curable

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Sorry to say no there is not, but there is medications available to prevent outbreaks from happening and to have less of chance to give it to someone. check them out the major one is Valtrex but there are some others available.

There is unfortunately no cure for herpes, that's probably why it's one of the most widespread STDs. An estimated 1 in 5 people in the United States have it. There are however medications you can take that can prevent the outbreaks from occurring or shorten the length of an outbreak.

I highly recommend getting tested if you think you do have herpes. This includes going to the doctor during an outbreak so the doctor can look at it to determine if you do have herpes, or getting your blood tested for herpes.

No. Once a person has contracted herpes, it cannot be eliminated. However, symptoms can be treated and the virus itself can often be kept in remission.
there are no cures
False; herpes is a virus that will always be present in the body.
no herpes will stay in your life forever if u have herpes you dont necessarily get it on your lips you can get it anywhere on your body in your private area in your mouth on your fingers and if you get them just put medicated chap stick or lip balm on your lips to make it go a way
Herpes simplex virus is not curable.
No. The virus always remains in the body. Depending on the person, there may or may not be any more outbreaks.
You can not kill herpes.
um..i don't think it can go away or be cured. but i think theres some stuff you could use to make it less painful and a lil better
Yes it does.
No, there is no cure for herpes. The virus lives in your system for life. Might live there as a dormant (meaning sleeping) and can be triggered by cold, stress, poor diet and "show up" on your skin in a blister form-depending what kind of herpes you have HSV 1 (oral-on the lip mostly) and HSV 2( genital-vagina, anus, penis). However, there are treatments (antibiotics) to make this outbreaks (blisters) to go away sooner than the actual healing porcess would take (7-10 days).
No. Herpes is a viral infection. The only cures there are FOR NOW are cures for bacterial infections. BUT you can find ways to control outbreaks of the virus. Consult your doctor or WebMD they can give you more information for treatmeants.
yes, genital herpes is a lifetime condition. There's no cure for this recurrent infection, which may cause embarrassment and emotional distress. Having genital herpes is no reason to avoid sex or give up on relationships though. If you or your partner is infected, you can manage the spread of HSV by taking steps to protect yourself and your partner.
Anti viral medications are used to help reduce out break and length of healing. The medication is not a cure - they only help make the out break less miserable.
no.for the time being its treatable.but there is much ongoing research for a cure.
Herpes doesn't have a cure.
Sooy hun there isn't a cure for herpes. But it can be managed with antiviral medication which is pretty close to a cure.
While there is not a cure for Herpes there are many treatment options. You should see your doctor for more information on what would work best for you. Answer Once you are infected, the virus stays in skin and nerve cells for life.
Herpes infections are generally treated with acyclovir, valaciclovir or famciclovir - but it is important to note that all these do is treat the outbreak .. none of them can ever actually eliminate the virus from your body.

There are natural treatments as well. Many herbs have herpes-killing properties. There is something called "Herpaflor" sold on the internet, which combines 17 of these herbs.

hell no you cant cure herpes!

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There is no cure for herpes on the market, only really good suppressants which come close to a cure.
No, there isn't a known cure for herpes at this time,
Sorry, there is no cure yet.
Until a cure is found.
Yes once you have herpes you will have it for life. You will get outbreaks then they will go away. You can take Valtrex to help limit the outbreaks.
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Since genital herpes is a virus, it is not curable, but can be controlled via medications.
NO, intimacy may be a moment but herpes is forever. Herpes is spread through contact and sometimes even when your partner does is not showing a break out (herpes genital warts). Herpes can be spread between partners either genital to genital, genital to mouth, or mouth to genital. Herpes does not lead to cancer like other viruses (HPV) or have as serious medical consequences as HIV (AIDS). Always use protection!!!

unfortunatelly there is no cure for genital herpes at the moment.... :(

but there is a good relief.. i use..

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No they can't. They can only be subsided.
Sadly, there is no cure for herpes, only treatment.
A this time yes; hopefully a cure will be found in the near future.

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No, the herpes virus can't be cured. You can get medications to help, though.
No, you cannot, it is a dormant virus that will rear its ugly head ever so often, for this outbreak there are many medications, one of which your physician will prescribe.

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Herpes zoster is not curable. Treatments are available to speed the healing of skin lesions and decrease the chances of chronic pain.

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