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Lysine *Ointment* at GNC?

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Just wondering if anyone was using the Lysine Ointment found at GNC? I was searching for tablets that more than 500mg b/c I HATE the way Lysine taste and I happen to find it. I'm curious if this product will also help in the genital area (at least for those with external OB's), and am willing to try it for $6 if it does haha. Any input is more than welcome :)



L-Lysine Ointment

with Vitamins A, D & E

plus Cocoa Butter

Aids in relief of cold sores, fever

blisters, dry chapped lips, dry skin and

minor skin irritations.

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

apply only to affected areas as needed. For external use only.

Wash hands after use.

Other Ingredients: Vitamin A, wax base, Petrolatum, Menthol, Vitamin E, L-Lysine, Vitamin D, Camphor, Cocoa Butter, lanolin, tincture of benzoin

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do you have a Vitamin World near you? I get the 1000mg lysine from there and it has no taste, giant freaking horse pills but no taste!

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Not sure if I do or not :confused: I'll have to look into that. The ones I have now have no coating (I have problems swallowing pills even though I'm taking 8 a day right now) and whenever I take them I get that chalky, horrid taste :???:

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Let us know if the cream works. It can't hurt, right?

I also hate taking the 1000 mg. "horse pill" Lysine! They're horrible to swallow and feel like they get stuck in my throat half the time, and I don't have an issue taking pills!

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I've seen that Lysine cream before...let us know how it works for you.

As for Lysine pills, I usually take 3 of these a day:

It has Lysine, Eccinacea, Vit C, Garlic, and a ton of other immune boosters.


Then I take one or two of these a night:


Good luck!!

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Try a Lysine supplement for cold sores

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