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Lysine Caused Bad Acne for me

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LivingLife77

It gave me deep down zits that took weeks to pop. I don't take it at all now. I learned it is because it is an amino acid and for me excess aa=acne.

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clover

There have been some others on here that have said the same thing. I already have acne and don't need anymore so I guess I'll just stick to the antivirals for now. Been wondering about the olive leaf stuff though. That probably doesn't cause acne right?

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ObviouslyConfused

The Lysine helps clear up my face, I guess it just depends on your body :)

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MonkeyDance

Hmm...I've been having problems staving off pimples and secondary infections around my lips...I figured it might be the way I was treating the area (keeping it dry, not touching it much, applying crap) or maybe that it was that my immune system was busy fighting H, but now I wonder if Lysine is contributing...

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artgirl87

Wow I never put that connection together...but I think Lysine made my acne worse too. I'm on a ton of prescription meds for the acne and their efficacy varies, sometimes they work for awhile and then I have to switch to something else. Anyway, my skin has been really bad lately, and I just noticed this morning it really cleared up for some reason over the weekend...like there is a huge difference. Well, I visited a friend this weekend and forgot to take my lysine with me so 3 whole days without taking it, that might be why my skin cleared up. However, I'm not in the midst of a terrible outbreak, so I'm not sure which is worth it...

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