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4th OB in 1.5 months - is it time for daily Valtrex?

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innerstrength

It's been about a month and a half since I've been diagnosed and as of today, I seem to be getting my 4th ob. I'm not even sure if it ever completely went away. Just when I start to feel better, I get symptoms like burning and tingling around my nose, small bumps around my lips. I've also developed some kind of rash on my chin which I'm confident is a result of the virus. Not to mention, itchy and burning sensations down there, which seems to come and go. I've also noticed electric-like currents from my back to my legs and that my leg feels like it "falls asleep" a lot more often now. I assume these are all related...

I wanted to let my immune system combat the virus with the help of herbal supplements - lysine, vit c, zinc, olive leaf and vit e. But it doesn't seem like they're working. Am I just at a period where my body is still adjusting to this virus and that I should just give it some time? I'm worried that if I try daily suppressive therapy for a month and then stop, then my body will get used to it and won't know what to do without taking Valtrex. Which will then cause me to have ob's again, maybe worse than before.

Or is it typically better to get on anti-virals during the first few months after being infected so that it can keep the virus under control?

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TinyCHILD

The first few months are uncomfortable with pain, I suggest to take the your meds for atleast couple months and then let your body adjust and fight the virus. The OB should relax and it should come on go but not as heavy as your first few months.

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junebug

make it easier on yourself right now

Like you, I wanted my own immune system to fight the virus and not have to rely on Valtrex. However, it was just too much in the beginning dealing with the stress of this diagnosis and getting the constant OBs. I finally decided to go on the suppresive therapy to for some peace with my body without the constant tingling, burning and seemingly one OB after the other. I think it really helped. This is a big change and your body will need time to deal with this. I eventually did go off Valtrex (a year later)and was doing fine without it. I am now back on because of a negative partner and this is the only reason I am taking Valtrex now. Things will get better - they generally do with this virus.

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innerstrength

From your experience, would you still recommend taking all the other supplements like Lysine, Vit C & E, Zinc and Olive Leaf? Or will all that somehow interfere with valtrex? I'm assuming that it can only help to strengthen my immune system...

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From your experience, would you still recommend taking all the other supplements like Lysine, Vit C & E, Zinc and Olive Leaf? Or will all that somehow interfere with valtrex? I'm assuming that it can only help to strengthen my immune system...

Vitamins C, E and Zinc should be fine with valtrex.

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innerstrength

So I've been on daily Valtrex for about a week now, continued to take Vit C, Zinc and E. But after a late night of work (bartending), I woke up this morning with tingles on my lip area and noticed tiny, clear bumps developing on my upper lip. Also redness on the side of my nostrils. Also have been getting some shooting pains down there and my back.

I didn't even have a drop of alcohol, just didn't get to bed till 2 am and now I'm getting the symptoms! Why can't my body get this stupid thing under control!

So I may start adding my Olive leaf pills as well as Lysine to further help. I hope I'm not taking too many supplements at one time or that it is counteracting each other, especially Valtrex.

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Vitamins C, E and Zinc should be fine with valtrex.

are you implying that lysine and olive leaf wouldn't be?

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