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If you have the herpes simplex outbreaks, what dosage of lysine do you recommend?

Posted 13 Sep 2010 by joanne65 1 answer

I am just starting to take l-lysine as a friend suggested it. i am two weeks into shingles, started getting two cold sores and a terrible sty on the one eyelid. i'm thinking i could use this tablet more than once a day on a regular basis.

Do I burst the fever blister before applying Abreva?

Posted 30 Mar 2017 by Quavo 0 answers

Can I take Acyclovir orally, as a prophylactic against frequent cold sores?

Posted 15 Mar 2017 by AshMed 0 answers

I used to suffer with frequent cold sores so my GP prescribed oral Acyclovir 400mg twice daily as a prophylactic. It has worked brilliantly with no recurrence for very many years even when I'm out in the sun which used to be a trigger. I have experienced no perceivable side effects, but ...

Can I take acyclovir 400mg 6times a day for a cold sore?

Posted 10 Jan 2017 by Seashores 1 answer

I haven't used my Acyclovir 400 MG in a very long time since my first break out about 4 years ago My Acyclovir 400 mg expired 8 months ago. I started getting a cold sore last Wednesday. By Sunday the cold sore was getting worse so I started taking my acyclovir pills 3times a day. Since they ...

Yellow discharge after protected sex. NO odor?

Posted 26 May 2016 by Raven23 1 answer

[First and foremost I would like to openly say I do have gential herpes simplex 1, I obtained this STD through receiving oral sex from an individual who claimed to not know he got cold sores, I was diagnosed in 2014 and I haven't had an outbreak since the initial one.] Yesterday I had ...

Acyclovir - Does anyone know how many hours apart to take the medication?

Posted 21 Sep 2016 by HerpHerps229 1 answer

I've had herpes simplex virus for a little over 4 months now I found out my current boyfriend unknowingly gave it to me because my blood test was negative and my swab was positive. Anyways I was taking them morning lunch and night but the directions don't specify how far apart to take the ...

Herpes Simplex - Suppression - just diagnose with genital herpies but I have never had a breakout.?

Posted 18 Aug 2016 by whome22 1 answer

... just perform blood work and came back positive.. I have been having lower back pain, cramping for last 3 months and noticed warts. which I thought were skin tags on my lower body- which is what caused me to get check b/c I recently in 6 month started becoming sexually active again... looking ...

Herpes Simplex - Suppression - Should a patient be in isolation for herpes?

Posted 10 Oct 2016 by Vacation Kathy 1 answer

If person is in a medical facility should they be isolated

Herpes Simplex - I was diagnosed with General herpes today. Mainly around my bottom (so?

Posted 2 May 2016 by MommyP 1 answer

... embarrassing). I have been with my husband 12 years and I trust him implicitly but I'm confused as to why I've got it. He recently had a cold sore but has not been down there so to speak. Can it be spread by his hands? I also wasn't told which type of herpes it is. Should I go ...

Cold sores - I got a Cold Sore about 4 weeks Ago is it still contagious?

Posted 8 Aug 2016 by popotheclown 0 answers

I got a Cold Sore about 4 weeks Ago. Since then it has gone through the healing process many times but on the final stage it has become a split lip and will not close. It just keeps reopening whenever i open my mouth to much. I was just wondering if it is still contagious with mouth to mouth ...

Am I suppose to take Acyclovir even if I currently do not have a cold sore?

Posted 19 Dec 2015 by helpmet 2 answers

I woke up with an out break yesterday on my lip and what I usually do is soak a Q-tip with alcohol or hydrogen peroxide to dry out the cold sore, and I also use non prescription creams for cold sores like L-lysine cream or Campho-phenique but I came across Zovirax or Acyclovir ointment on a YouTube ...

Help please! Acyclovir advice is needed?!?

Posted 28 May 2016 by NatsH90 1 answer

This morning I woke up with the start of an outbreak on my bum cheek. I've started to take acyclovir 200mg, but how the hell can I take this 5?! Times a day! Can u take it every 2 hours to get them all in or can u take 2 every 4 hours? I've tried searching the Internet for answers but ...

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