Frequently Asked Questions
Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the herpes simplex virus. Genital herpes is spread by vaginal, anal and oral sex. Genital herpes sores typically appear as blisters on or around the genitals, rectum or mouth. The blisters then break and can leave painful sores that may a few days to heal. This is sometimes caused “an outbreak” and can be precipitated by stress or other illness.
Genital herpes is a difficult condition to treat but can usually be easily treated with antiviral tablets.
Genital Herpes can be effectively treated with antiviral tablets which are usually used in short 3 day courses. The antiviral tablets are taken evenly spaced out throughout the day and only when you experience flare ups. Genital herpes tablets are a very effective way to treat genital herpes.
Genital herpes antiviral treatment is usually quite well tolerated. However like with any prescription treatment, there is a chance of suffering side effects. The most common side effects of genital herpes tablets tend to be gastrointestinal disturbances such as stomach cramps and diarrhoea.
Our prescribers will ensure that the genital herpes treatment is safe for you to take. If you take any other medication, our prescribers will make sure it is safe for you to take alongside the genital herpes antiviral treatment.
Yes you can buy genital herpes antiviral treatment online from registered online prescribers such as e-Surgery.
Whenever buying genital herpes tablets or any medication online, make sure the website displays the green GPhC and MHRA logo on the bottom of each page. This lets you know the site is operating legally.