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Is herpes curable?

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Dr. S. Murugan

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Practicing since :1974

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Posted on Sat, 3 Sep 2016 in Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Question: Is there a cure for herpes YYYY@YYYY
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Answered by Dr. S. Murugan 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
3 Types of Heroes can occur. Specific drugs available for treatment.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Welcome to HCM.
Thanks for posting your query.
Different types of Herpes can affect the humankind.
1. Herpes Zoster: cure available. Lifetime immunity or immunity for more than 30 years is established following a spell.
2. Herpes Simplex type 1: Not a STD. Usually appears around mouth and nose. Cure available, but recurrences can not be prevented. Suppressive therapy is available.
3. Herpes Simplex type 2: Essentially a STD. Manifests around ano-genital area. Cure available, but recurrences can not be prevented. Suppressive therapy is available. Sexual Partner also has to be examined ant treated.
Dr S.Murugan
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