How is herpes esophagitis treated?

Updated: May 28, 2020
  • Author: Deepika Devuni, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Herpes simplex virus (HSV) esophagitis diagnosed at endoscopy is typically treated with acyclovir, foscarnet (for acyclovir-resistant cases), or famciclovir (an acyclovir analog).


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