What Can I Do At Home To Make My Herpes Outbreak Go Away?

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Home Remedies


Patients can manage most herpes simplex infections that develop on the skin at home with over-the-counter painkillers and measures to relieve symptoms.

Symptomatic Relief

Several simple steps can produce some relief:

  • Hygiene is important. Avoid touching the sores. Wash hands frequently during the day. Fingernails should be scrubbed daily. Keep the body clean.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Keep blisters or sores clean and dry with cornstarch or similar product. (Women should avoid using talcum...
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