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Cold Sores

Cold sores are common infections caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV-1). Most people get infected during childhood, and more than half of Americans ages 14 to 49 have cold sores.

The bad news is: cold sores are not curable.

The good news is: outbreaks can be treated with medication.

Treatment & Pricing

Wedding day coming up? Big vacation planned? A pill a day keeps the outbreaks away. To suppress future outbreaks, we offer auto refill prescriptions of Valacyclovir - with free shipping, always.

Valacyclovir

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Acyclovir

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If you get cold sores, you're not alone. Let your Alpha Provider help.

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Learn About Cold Sores

Do you suffer from cold sores? What are some tips for relief? How can you avoid infecting others? Learn from our Alpha Providers.

Self Care Tips

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How to Avoid Infecting Others

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How It Works

Describe Your Symptoms

Answer questions about your health condition online.

Connect with a Medical Provider

A medical provider will review your responses and send an appropriate treatment plan. Your care is evidence-based and personalized at every visit.

Get Whole-person Care

Your care team will respond to any questions through our secure messaging platform. Then, choose to have medication shipped to you for free, or sent to your preferred pharmacy.

STI Testing Made Easy

Get secure & accurate lab-certified results for common sexually transmitted infections, from home.

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Exclusive Benefits

Up to 2 medical visits covered per month, and get additional visits at a special rate

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