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Steroid cream?

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ddrt

My OB looked like a rash...my Dr. told me to use this prescription steroid cream.... I thought I read somewhere not to use this. Any one have any experience?

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Hi ddrt,

You can read more about that here: http://www.herpes-coldsores.com/herpes_treatments.htm

Steroid creams are contra-indicative for viral conditions such as herpes. Although it can sometimes give relief initially, it then usually inflames the outbreak and makes it worse.

Hope this helps,

Shenda

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ddrt

Thanks...I think that is exactly what happened. I used the cream for a week and it seemed to help....as soon as I stopped it flared up. Is there something I can use or just let it run its course?

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Be mindful not to irritate the area with too many things. Perhaps helping to soothe the area may be the best option at this stage. I would suggest a bath with Epsom Salts to beign with and dosing up on your Lysine and supplements.

You can read more about tips and supplements on these links:

:arrow:Supplements that can help

:arrow:Pain Relief Remedies

Shenda

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ddrt

I will NEVER use the cream again. I was reading about Dynamiclear. Any one have any experience with that?

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