Is there are cure for herpes? How far are we from a cure?
Although there is research being conducted to find a cure, there is no absolute cure for herpes infection at the present time. Research is being carried out with HSV vaccines, which may be effective both at treating herpes outbreaks and preventing acquisition of infection, but these are still in the development stage.
The body’s immune system effectively deals with this viral infection in the majority of people, meaning that for many people, the infection is mild or unrecognized.
Effective oral antiviral medication can be prescribed for people who experience physical and/or psychological distress from genital herpes.