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L-Lysine for Herpes Simplex, Suppression User Reviews

L-Lysine has an average rating of 7.3 out of 10 from a total of 3 reviews for the treatment of Herpes Simplex, Suppression. 67% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 33% reported a negative experience.

L-Lysine rating summary

7.3/10 average rating

3 ratings from 5 user reviews.

Compare all 5 medications used in the treatment of Herpes Simplex, Suppression.

  • Lysine...
  • August 6, 2017

"I never do reviews but I'm hoping this will help someone. I was diagnosed with Herpes Simplex Virus 1, orally and genitally, that I got from a loser who knew he had it but did not tell me. I recently had a genital outbreak and started taking L-Lysine as soon as I felt it coming. The blister did show up but started fading away and was almost gone after 4 days. I took about 3,000 of L-Lysine a day. I'm not sure of the recommended dose but I did not have any side effects. This stuff really does work for genital and oral herpes!"

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  • Kk222
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • March 22, 2017

"One day after starting the l lysine, I have horribly swollen lymph nodes on my underarms. It's been 3 days and they are still painful and swollen. I did have smoothies each a.m with mango and yogurt which I read are high in lysine as well. I am stopping use due to this reaction."

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  • Barb
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • April 10, 2018

"I have IBS with alternating diarrhea and constipation. I tried L-Lysine a few months ago but thought it increased diarrhea and abdominal cramps. Continuing to break out I tried the Lysine again, routinely twice daily. Unfortunately, the diarrhea and abdominal cramps have returned and I'm stopping the Lysine immediately."

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  • happy...
  • Taken for 1 to 6 months
  • February 28, 2022

"I tried this after I kept getting cold sores and it has really helped. I never had these before until I started wearing a mask all the time, anyway this really works 1000mg 2 times a day I started with and now decreased to once a day since I have no cold sore GREAT stuff!!"

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  • 10Nok...
  • Taken for 5 to 10 years
  • April 29, 2016

"I have been using 1500mg, (500mg/3x a day) of L-Lysine for years with no ill affects. No Herpes Simplex breakouts either. I keep meticulous records of all my blood work and it has been nearly perfect."

10 / 10
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