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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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How to treat herpes in mouth ?

Is there a medication I can buy over the counter to treat herpes in the mouth? It is painful to eat and it is affecting other parts of my body. I have oral herpes, not genital, and the blisters are on my tongue. A doctor gave nystatin instead of what I needed. Aclyvir worked before, but I need something now, over the counter.
Tue, 28 Jan 2014
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hello. if it is actually herpes.. which i must advice you to get it confirmed from your doctor, then only acyclovir will help you and for that you will need a doctors prescription. please meet him. thanks
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