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Zovirax Cold Sore Cream - anyone used it on genitals?

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gazuk

I have been using it for my current OB.

The packet says don't do it but I have run out of Acyclovir tablets and the doctors are closed.

Results so far (after 1 day and 3 applications) - no pain, reduced redness and itching, to the point where I can't tell if the blisters are even there anymore.

Is it working, or am I imagining it?

I am crazy for trying?

All thoughts appreciated!

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Daisy79

My doctor actually prescribed me the Zovirax cream for my genital OB. I too was confused that the package said not to use it there...but when I went back for my follow up, she instructed me to use it for future OB too along with my meds.

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kattkatt

I used it as well when there was a mix up on my script, I got the cream instead of the ointment, it worked and caused no issues, pharmacist said it was fine to use as well.

Peace

Katt

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Fairy dust

Zovirax cream was what I was prescribed years ago for genital ob's so I don't think it will harm.

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gazuk

thanks guys,

I actually thought this stuff worked better than the pills after it was all over.

I get a bad stomach upset on Acyclovir pills, but with the cream it is much less and still it seems quite effective.

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latino30

hi I use zovirax ointment and zoviraz pill at same time and my ob last 1-2 days only well I have mild ob too.

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azucar323

I was given the cream to use and honestly it didn't seem to do much of anything. I used Teatree Oil instead and it really worked well

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Herpes Awareness
I have been using it for my current OB.

The packet says don't do it but I have run out of Acyclovir tablets and the doctors are closed.

Results so far (after 1 day and 3 applications) - no pain, reduced redness and itching, to the point where I can't tell if the blisters are even there anymore.

Is it working, or am I imagining it?

I am crazy for trying?

All thoughts appreciated!

It works on oral cold sores, and it works on genital cold sores...

And, as noted, fewer systemic side effects unlike the oral drugs. cf applying 'Rogaine/Regaine' topically vs taking Loniten with massive and toxic side effects.

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paddy

Personally i find the best thing for outbreaks is to apply vitamin d3 topically to effected area .

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Pip75

Hey. Just used Zovirax & acyclovir for my 2nd outbreak & it seems to have worked pretty well. Mostly gone after 2 days. Not sure which is more effective though. How long did it take you with just the cream?

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