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Treatments for Herpes

Treatment List for Herpes

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Herpes includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • Treatment of herpes is dependant upon the site and severity of the infection, as well as other factors related to the patient such as whether the patient is immunocompromised (HIV, chemotherapy, other medications) Treatments include:
    • Topical therapy - for oral/facial herpes and genital herpes
      • Idoxiuridine 0.5% preparations
      • Povidine-iodine 10% preparations
      • Topical acyclovir cream
      • Eye drops - acyclovir etc, for herpes keratitis
    • Oral therapy - used for initial and recurrent genital herpes, herpes zoster, and in immunocompromised patients
      • Antivirals - aciclovir, famciclovir, valaciclovir
    • Intravenous therapy - used for herpes encephalitis, severe infections and in imunocompromised patients
      • Antivirals - aciclovir, famciclovir, valaciclovir

Alternative Treatments for Herpes

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Herpes may include:

Herpes: Is the Diagnosis Correct?

The first step in getting correct treatment is to get a correct diagnosis. Differential diagnosis list for Herpes may include:

Herpes: Marketplace Products, Discounts & Offers

Products, offers and promotion categories available for Herpes:

Curable Types of Herpes

Possibly curable types of Herpes may include:

Herpes: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Drugs and Medications used to treat Herpes:

Note:You must always seek professional medical advice about any prescription drug, OTC drug, medication, treatment or change in treatment plans.

Some of the different medications used in the treatment of Herpes include:

  • Docosanol - mainly used to treat the face and lips
  • Abreva - mainly used to treat the face and lips

Unlabeled Drugs and Medications to treat Herpes:

Unlabelled alternative drug treatments for Herpes include:

  • Methylene Blue - used as part of a combination therapy
  • Urolene Blue - used as part of a combination therapy

Latest treatments for Herpes:

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Hospitals & Medical Clinics: Herpes

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