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Suggest medication for herpes ulcers

Hi,

a year ago , i had this sympthom like herpes ulcers around the shaft . It also looks like the inner wall from glan look some time very reddish . Now i'm seeing my glan is turning dark ( red) and probably black . Is this related to herpes ? There is no pain but sometimes i find that the ejacculation is not there . Any mediacation to be suggested
Wed, 18 Jan 2017
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Hi,

Herpes genitalis is usually treated with acyclovir 400 MG THRICE DAILY for 7 days. turning black after herpes outbreak is due to post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Please note that herpes genitalis is an incurable infection and please do not attempt unprotected intercourse while having an outbreak.

Hope it helps. If you have any other question please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Dr. Atishay Bukharia
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