Acyclovir-ok one week before Rhinoplasty?
Hello, I am prone cold sores on my lip for as long as I can remember. I am schedule for rhinoplasty on Friday. I may just be paranoid are worried that I'll get one, but I think I feel a little itch. Would it be okay to take my prescription of acyclovir? Thanks for your insights.
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I do not believe acycolvir will affect the treatment, but you need to clear it with your surgeon. Donald R. Nunn MD Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
Acyclovir to prevent a cold sore outbreak should be fine to take prior to rhinoplasty. However, you should always clarify this with your surgeon. Your surgeon may have specific preferences for your preoperative preparation.
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