• rose123 rose123
    December 22, 2008
    unbearable itching
    rose123 rose123
    December 22, 2008
    -i have been taking valtrex for 7 days and am feeling a little better but about 4 days ago I began having intense itching which I would say almost feels like a yeast infection but my inner thighs rectum and buttocks itch as well.....is this normal??????? Please someone help what can I take to make it go away I can't even go to work bc I can't stops scratcing .....I have no lesions that r drying up and healing and have tried everything .....balmex, aloe,monistat even cortaid .....what do I do?? READ MORE

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  • dean December 26, 2008
    dean
    December 26, 2008

    It sounds almost like you are having some sort of alergic reaction. You might try an antihistimine to try to stop the itching - something like benadryl. Have you considered some sort of herbal remedy instead of valtrex, since you seem to be having problems.

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