Now Offering: Cold Sore and Genital Herpes Treatment
At Simple Health we focus on providing the best care possible to our patients. It’s important to us that your needs are heard and met. Up until this point, contraception has been our focus, but you have more reproductive needs than just birth control. So after a lot of work behind the scenes, we are excited to bring you prescription cold sore and genital herpes treatment! It ships right to your door with your birth control.
Why cold sores and genital herpes?
According to the American Sexual Health Association, 50% of sexually active people will contract an STI by age 25. And genital herpes is a common STI—nationally more than one out of every six people between the ages of 14-49 have genital herpes.
A bit shocked by those numbers? That may be because the stigma that surrounds STIs stops people from talking openly about their experiences. So, we’re here to open up the dialogue around STIs and support those who have them. (Read about the top myths about STIs.)
We now provide an easy, convenient and discreet way for you to get prescription cold sore or genital herpes treatment straight to your door.
Treatment for your cold sores or genital herpes delivered with your birth control!
“I want to hear more, what medication does Simple Health prescribe for cold sore and genital herpes treatment?”
We prescribe valacyclovir for cold sore and genital herpes treatment. Valacyclovir is the generic form of Valtrex, and is a prescription antiviral medication used to treat herpes virus infections, including cold sores, shingles, and genital herpes in adults.
There is no cure for cold sores or genital herpes, but valacyclovir can treat individual outbreaks as they occur. You can take valacyclovir when you notice early signs of an outbreak in order to prevent the outbreak altogether or reduce its duration and severity. Additionally, valacyclovir helps the sores heal faster and relieve the pain and discomfort of an outbreak. Which, let’s be honest, is needed when you’re going through it!
“That sounds exactly like what I need, how do I get Simple Health’s Prescription Cold Sore Kit or Genital Herpes Kit?”
If you’ve been previously diagnosed with cold sores or genital herpes, you can request our prescription treatment with your birth control order. Simply fill out our online consultation and add our cold sore or genital herpes treatment to your order. Our doctors will review your needs and medical history to determine if this treatment is a good fit for you (in order to be prescribed by our service, you have to have been previously diagnosed with herpes by an in-person doctor). If you are prescribed, your treatment will be delivered with your birth control (shipping is free, as always)!
Prescription Cold Sore and Genital Herpes Kits are currently only available to cash pay patients and not those paying with insurance. However, we are working on expanding this offering to our insurance patients! If you’d like to be notified when this happens, sign up here.
We’re looking forward to taking even better care of you and your reproductive health needs.
If you have any questions about these new offerings, check out our FAQ page here.
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