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Herpes

Herpes is a viral infection caused by herpes simplex. It is a lifelong disease that often causes no obvious symptoms, but occasionally flares up and causes  painful blisters. It can affect the lips (cold sores) or the the genitals and surrounding areas. 

Although there is no cure for genital herpes, anti-viral medication can effectively relieve current and recurring outbreaks. 

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Aciclovir Tablets

  • Effective for genital herpes
  • Five day course for outbreak
  • Can buy up to 3 courses in case of future flare ups

Aciclovir Cream

  • Apply directly on to the area affected by herpes
  • Effective for cold sores and genital herpes
  • Apply to affected area 5 times a day for a minimum of 4 days

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