What Can You Put On A Herpes Outbreak To Dry It Up?

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Managing Genital Herpes Symptoms and Outbreaks

OK, you're in the middle of an outbreak and you‘re in pain! How do you manage the uncomfortable and painful symptoms?


First, get medical treatment. Antiviral therapy reduces the severity of the symptoms and duration of the symptoms when started early in an outbreak. Beyond that, most people are on their own. Here are some ideas on things you can try at home to minimize the symptoms:


  • Keep your genital herpes sores clean and dry. Take warm baths and, after each bath, dry your...
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