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Ok so i was recently diagnosed with genital herpes and I was prescribed medication but it doesnt seem to be working. This is my first outbreak which keeps spreading quickly and its getting worse, more puss, and even bleeding at times. It hurts to do anything such as sit, pee, poop, even walk. I feel as whenever I wipe to clean myslef its just spreading the virus out more and creating more sores/blisters. I need some advice on how to get rid of this discomfort. I cant even go to sleep right now because thats how uncomfortable I am, hence why I'm writing this post in hopes I could get some answers. Can anyone tell me what they do to help their outbreak experience more comfortable and how to heal/ get rid of the sores quicker? Im begging. This pain is excruciating.

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Baths with Epsom salts seem to work for a lot of people.

bit worried though, herpes lesions don't have pus. How did the doc diagnose you? What sexual history did you have in the week leading into the sores?

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Hi out of place.  When u go to the washroom, pat don't wipe.  When u shower...use a blow dryer for that area rather than a towel.  Get either gold bond extra strength...or polypsporin cooling gel for the discomfort and itching.  It will sting...but it's worth it to relieve some of the symptoms.    While u sleep or are just sitting there, wrap an ice pack and use there if you can.  And lastly, take advil or an ibuprofen for the inflammation and pain.  Good luck.

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Is the pus and blood coming out of visual lesions or from your urethra/vagina?


Well, the one of the most convenient home remedies is garlic.

Make a sitz bath and take it orally.

start by eating just 1 clove.   Crush the clove and let it sit for ~10 minutes.   It's said that the active components in garlic, allicin, is activated by this.


There's a supplement called Super Lysine Plus that has raw garlic as it's top ingredient... followed by lysine, echinacea, propolis and licorice root.

The epsom salt bath is a good idea, too.  The sulphur compounds in the epsom salt will help detox and dry out the lesions. The magnesium will be a nice thing to enhance the cellular workings and relax the nerves.  Garlic's active ingredient is a sulphur based molecule.


Honestly, it's about how long it takes your immune system to make enough antibodies to keep this at bay.   There are other herbs that will help that process but garlic is a good start for where you're at.

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Hi Sanguine, I just read your response.  I didn't understand about the comment about how long it takes your immune system to create the antibodies...could u please elaborate.  Thank you

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