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Valacyclovir 300mg, how to eat during recurrent outbreak?

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ravana

My first outbreak was a month ago, the doctor that time pescribed me 300mg two times a day for 7 days, not after a month i again had a next one. I didn't ate any drugs since it was a mild outbreak in compared to the first one. As i thought it was better i did had sex with my girlfriend (she is the one i got infected from but she never had any symptoms) . I used condoms , the next morning a small ulcer was seen again, along with 3 more but less intense. this time i was a bit worried and visited doctor. I went to another doctor this time, he pescribed me 300mg three times a day, because he said in china the highest dosage avilable is 300mg. I showed him what CDC recommends but he said this is the protocol followed here. I am really confused what to do now. Shall i continue 300mg three times a day or what? 

or any one who has never eaten any drug , is eating drug really necessary? 

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Lisajd

If you can put up with symptoms dont take meds. Seen as your gf has hsv why use condoms?   Sex may have caused your symptoms. But most take 500mg of meds minimum. 

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frist reason for the condom was she was ovulating so for the pregnancy we used it, secondly she still doesn't believes she has it since she never had any symptoms so she said i just had outbreak so she may get re infected and she also may have outbreaks thats why she wanted me to use it.. I know reinfection is not a issue since she already have it... rather discussing i just accepted wearing condom. since the diagnosis our relation is not as smooth as it was before , just didn't wanted to start a fight.. 

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