Cold sores treatment

Before the first symptom, treat and reduce outbreaks. By reducing viral shedding between outbreaks, prescription treatment may help to reduce the risk of herpes transmission. A doctor or nurse practitioner will consult with you to determine if outbreak, suppressive, or intermittent therapy is appropriate.

Get your first month of treatment free on a quarterly plan, if approved.

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What are cold sores?

Cold sore (oral herpes), caused by viruses HSV-1 or HSV-2, causes painful ulcers on and around the genitals in both men and women. It is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI).

Can it be treated?

Yes. FDA-approved medication is available to treat and suppress outbreaks and reduce the risk of transmission. A physician or nurse practitioner on the platform will answer your questions about treatment and create your personalized treatment plan.


Valacyclovir (generic Valtrex)

did you know

Only 20% of people with cold sores know they have it.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


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