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Anyone familiar with herpes?

Have you ever heard of Valtrex not working for the first outbreak?

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:09 PM on Feb. 7, 2011 in Health

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  • It can happen, not quite common it is not 100% effective on some people for the 1st time use.

    Source: I am a cna, I had to study all of that stuff :)


    Answer by Mommyy2 at 6:20 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • did you know 70% of the population has herpes- HSV-2 GENITAL , AND MOST DONT EVEN KNOW IT.

    Answer by letstalk747 at 6:29 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • Maybe you didnt give the medication enough time to work or ..maybe its not herpes?

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 7:03 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • The first outbreak is always the worst. It would be no surprise if Valtrex was not 100% effective the first time around.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 7:11 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • My doctor prescribed it for 2 times a day during the first outbreak and it didnt seem to work for like 5 days although she had me on it for like 10 i think. Now she has me taking it once everyday and it seems to do the trick.

    Answer by briasmom07 at 8:54 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

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