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Outbreaks on Antivirals?

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Hi there,

I found out I had HSV2 early January. I started taking antivirals right after the office visit, and started daily therapy right after. My question is can you still get outbreaks while on daily therapy? Because I feel like I’m feeling another one coming on today. So do I also now bump it up to 3x a day again? I take Acyclovir 400 mg. I’m pretty sure stress and hormones are bringing this possible new outbreak (yay new IUD which is causing spotting right now). 

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It is definitely possible. The first year after my diagnosis was honestly the worst for me. I probably had multiple outbreaks with hardly any breaks for 6 months before I went on anti-virals, once on those my outbreaks reduced to almost 0. Occasionally if I am really run down, stressed, or if I have rough sex (TMI but learned friction is not a good thing always, btw I am a female) there may be one small blister that goes away really fast. I also take Acyclovir 400mg but I take it twice a day. 

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