Aciclovir one of the most recommended medicine since it is useful to prevent the HSV virus multiply ability. That is why this medication including on how to treat genital herpes. Even though acyclovir cannot clear up the virus completely but it can help to decrease the virus spreading. Basically, you will need to consume acyclovir for 5 days or more especially if you still have open sore and blister on your genital area.
Acyclovir may help you to reduce the HSV spreading but it is also lead into some side effect such as headaches and severe pain. Beside acyclovir, another common medicine is valaciclovir and famciclovir. Make a visit with health care provider if you get diagnose with genital herpes. If you only had mild symptom then you may only need home treatment for your genital herpes disease.
Petroleum jelly like Vaseline or anesthetic cream like lidocaine can be applied to your ulcer and blister to ease the pain when you pass the urine. To dilute the urine, you can drink plenty of fluid. You may also pass the urine while sit in a bath or pouring the water over your genital. Another important point to remember is never wearing any tight clothing to prevent any ulcer and blister irritation.