Aa
Aa
A
A
A
Close
Avatar universal

Herpes after Predisone 6-day treatment

It seems that famvir and lysine are not effective on the herpes that was dormat before prednisone treatment.  Does anyone have any suggestion on what may be effective?  The outbreak is In genetal area and is not severe,  
Thanks,    Tina
3 Responses
Sort by: Helpful Oldest Newest
15249123 tn?1478652475
COMMUNITY LEADER
Tina
From what I have read Predisone seems to activate hsv outbreaks.
Helpful - 0
3149845 tn?1506627771
Hi also, you can download "the updated herpes handbook"  free and gives other antiviral options:

https://www.westoverheights.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Updated-Herpes-Book.pdf

How did you test positive for genital herpes and is it hsv2 or hsv1?
Helpful - 0
Avatar universal
I have both tthat were confirmed through blood testing.  I am familiar with the antiviral options just not able to take certain meds.  The side effects of prednisone should list herpes submerging as side effect.  I was only taking 250 mg I think I will try a bigger dose and hope for best,
Helpful - 0
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Herpes Community

Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Herpes spreads by oral, vaginal and anal sex.
Herpes sores blister, then burst, scab and heal.
STIs are the most common cause of genital sores.
Millions of people are diagnosed with STDs in the U.S. each year.
STDs can't be transmitted by casual contact, like hugging or touching.
Syphilis is an STD that is transmitted by oral, genital and anal sex.