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Hi, I had my first outbreak about 7 weeks ago. I'm a black, dark skin man and it seems like the ulcers are healed but my skin is still discolored pink where they were. Will I be scarred in those areas for life or will they eventually heal? I feel like my skin should have returned back to normal now. How much longer and any recommendations to speed up recovery?

  • Asked by Anonymous in Herpes Jun 16, 2017
  • Posted on Jun 22, 2017


    It's somewhat common to get scarring from herpes sores. Over a course of time the scarring usually fades. There is no particular amount of time that i... For detail, click here

  • Posted on Sep 24, 2017


    You may want to use just general anti-scarring products that are safe for the genital region.

  • Posted on Jul 06, 2017


    It may not speed process but I had the same issue but tea tree oil and l-lysine helped me

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