What is Antiviral?

Opposing a virus; interfering with its replication; weakening or halting its action (zidovudine, acyclovir).

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Hello my name is XXXXXXX. I have suffered from regular outbreaks of genital herpes for 20 years. I have decided to try and be proactive with it.


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Thank you for the query,

Genital herpes is because of the HSV 2 infection and it does lead to recurrent attacks.The best way to suppress...

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Pain in ear ,itching , very uncomfortable. Went to dr. gave script for acyclovir . I Been on this for over 2 weeks take pills 2 pills 5 times a...

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Thanks for your query and an elucidate history.
Noted your history of Shingles in the same ear which is affected now.
You have pain in the ear...

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It started with extreme fatigue and weird pains in my legs - burning, that made it impossible to state they were muscular or bone. I would describe...

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Thanks for writing to us.

Viral infections are commonly responsible for generalized muscle aches or viral neuritis.

You have already taken...

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