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Face Care for Men Demystified

The words “skin care” don’t normally appear in our day-to-day conversations, and we’re not really sure why. It’s common sense to us that all good men should take care of our skin the same way we do our hair, our fingernails and our clothing. Want to talk about boots with ...


Valacyclovir vs. Acyclovir vs. Famciclovir: Who Wins?

Valacyclovir vs. Acyclovir vs. Famciclovir: Which Herpes Medication is Best? There are several drugs used to treat herpes, all of which are antiviral medications. The most popular, effective and widely used herpes medications currently available are valacyclovir (or Valtrex), acyclovir (or Zovirax) and famciclovir (or Famvir). All of these drugs ...


Your Survival Guide to Dating with Herpes

A Complete Guide to Dating and Relationships With Herpes Dating with herpes can be a challenging experience. While the virus is very common ( about two thirds of all adults have HSV-1, and 11-20% HSV-2 ), finding out that you have herpes can have a significant effect on your self-esteem ...


How Long is Valacyclovir (Valtrex) in Your System?

How Long Does Valacyclovir (Valtrex) Stay in Your System? Valacyclovir (commonly sold as Valtrex) is one of the most widely used herpes medications on the market. Highly effective at controlling herpes outbreaks, it’s used for everything from HSV-1 and HSV-2 to shingles and chickenpox. In this guide, we’ll look at ...


Is Valacyclovir (Valtrex) Used for Shingles?

Can Valacyclovir (Valtrex) Be Used for Shingles? Shingles is a common viral infection that affects around one in every three people at some point in life, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Shingles is caused by a herpes virus -- in this case, the ...


Can Valacyclovir (Valtrex) Prevent Herpes Transmission?

Does Valacyclovir (Valtrex) Prevent Herpes Transmission? Valacyclovir is one of the most common and effective medications used to manage HSV-1 and HSV-2, two variants of the herpes simplex virus. While valacyclovir (commonly sold as Valtrex) provides treatment for and management of herpes symptoms, it’s not a cure for the virus. ...


Are Canker Sores Herpes?

Are Canker Sores Herpes? If you’ve developed a canker sore, it’s easy to assume it’s part of a larger viral infection such as HSV-1. While canker sores and cold sores have similar names and affect similar body parts, the two types of sores are completely different in nature. In this ...


Do Cold Sore Lip Balms Work?

Can Lip Balm Help Get Rid of Cold Sores? Got a cold sore? Don’t worry -- you’re not alone. About half of all American adults have HSV-1, the form of herpesvirus that causes cold sores, with millions of people experiencing outbreaks every year. There are a variety of treatments for ...


Tretinoin Skin Peeling is Real

Can Tretinoin Cause Your Skin to Peel? Skin peeling is one of the most common side effects of tretinoin use. During the first few weeks of tretinoin application, it’s normal and extremely common for your skin to take on a slightly dry, flaky texture and for small amounts of skin ...


Skin Health and Diet: Are Fatty Foods the Enemy?

If you close your eyes and think about the Holiday Season, one of the first things that you will envision is a table filled with delicious food: turkeys, hams, mashed potatoes, and an array of sugary pies and cakes. Though all of this is quite alluring, fatty foods have serious ...