Treatment of Genital Herpes
is a lifelong condition. There are, however, medicines that you can take to treat the symptoms and prevent future outbreaks. Managing genital herpes includes changing your lifestyle habits, as well.
There are no surgical options for the treatment of genital herpes.
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