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Herpes is an incurable viral infection that can be managed with over-the-counter and prescription medications.
When an individual is first infected with herpes and exhibit active symptoms, the duration of the primary outbreak will be the worst and most painful and can take 3 to 6 weeks to resolve.
This medication should not be used on genital herpes.
Benzocaine topical works by blocking the nerve signals in the body that communicate pain states
The cream works best when applied at the very earliest sign of an outbreak, called the prodrome stage.
Prodromes, or warning signs, of herpes include tingling, itching and tenderness.