Viral Infections

Does light therapy help treat herpes simplex virus?

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  • Light therapy may be considered as an alternative treatment for the herpes virus when drug therapy is not possible. Short-term phototherapy has been shown to be effective in reducing cold sore healing time. Additional research is warranted.

    You should read product labels, and discuss all therapies with a qualified healthcare provider. Natural Standard information does not constitute medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

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