Practical management measures for patients with recurrent herpes labialis.

S. A. Pierre*, B. L. Bartlett, B. J. Schlosser

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Recurrent herpes labialis (RHL) is a common condition associated with the formation of vesicles around the mouth, often preceded by prodromal symptoms including tingling and burning. Treatment is targeted toward individual episodes, but in severe cases, suppressive therapy may be indicated. At present, no cure exists for this troublesome condition. The purpose of this article is to serve as a practical guide in the management of RHL by summarizing current treatments and discussing potential new therapies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalSkin therapy letter
Issue number8
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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