There is NO cure for herpes. Both HSV-1 and HSV-2 are lifelong, but you can learn how to manage your outbreaks.
At this point in time, suppressants to reduce the number of outbreaks and shorten the duration of outbreaks are the course of action. There is no cure, but you can take precautions and include daily practices to repress your outbreaks. Among other habits to include with your daily suppressive therapy, be mindful of your diet and limit your arginine, get rest, reduce stress, and acquaint yourself with triggers, so you can help your sores heal faster and prevent outbreaks.
Research is ongoing. Scientists are examining different approaches to the herpes virus. Microbicides that kill bacteria and virus are still being investigated. No vaccine has come out of the quest for prevention either.
There are many pharmaceutical drug treatments that help suppress herpes but they have side effects and are expensive.
H-Eraser and H-Eraser + are natural alternatives to suppress your outbreaks. At the first sign of a tingling sensation, increase the amount of H-Eraser and H-Eraser + to lessen the severity of your outbreak.