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What will a HSV (1/2) vaccine do for those infected already?

Discussion in 'Herpes Cure Research' started by Cure Coming Soon, Oct 16, 2009.

  1. Cure Coming Soon

    Cure Coming Soon Active Member

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    So I'm seeing a lot of vaccine research mostly HSV-2 is being done at different colleges.

    Can someone tell me what a vaccine would if any would do for those who currently have the virus already?
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    JBnATL Staff Member Super Moderator

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    A vaccine will do nothing for those who are already affected

    It only helps prevent those who do not have it from getting it.

    Only a cure will help us with those who have this 'gift'. However, all the money that goes into a vaccine does move us closer to finding a cure. The more is learned about this virus the better for everyone.

    JB
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    I think it will definately help the ones with it,bymaking it easier for dating for the fact their other could just get the vaccine,and no worries.
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    Does anyone know if any of the current HSV vaccines being researched are for HSV-1?
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    Yeah just like tigerfan said if there was a vaccine then none of us would ever have to worry about transmission. The other person would simply have to get the vaccine if they were worried. There might still be a little stigma to deal with...but if a person had the option of geting a vaccine with a 100 percent guarantee that they won't get it themselves, and they don't want to be with someone with H because they're "dirty" then they don't deserve you.
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