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I think I have too much time on the weekends to think and explore the internet. I'm a little sad tonight. Was on a website in which everything that was said is true, but trying to keep positive. Some of the things was that H doesn't always get better with age, long-term lysine use is not good, even if your partner has H you can reinoculate (sic) and make matters worse so you still should use condoms...

I just want this to go away, but I have to suck it up and realize this is not in me and deal with it.

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i understand where your coming from. while awaiting my results i surfed the internet for hours upon hours; going from being angry to crying- from crying to pouting...you couldn't tell me i wasn't about to die- i attempted to write my will (yes, i was crazy). BUT when i got the call, i had almost no reaction- i've accepted that yes this is a virus, but it's not gonna kill me. i protect myself in all aspects, educate myself (the proper way), and i'm currently looking for charities/ organizations i can donate to for research, support for others who need treatment and otehr things. maybe i'm just the voice of reason (i've been called that); but you have to stay positive. thinking negative leads to nowhere- Thank god for the life you do have and push forward!!

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Try a Lysine supplement for cold sores

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      I agree your post was very well written. I think I was speaking from more of a GHSV1 perspective as it relates to the oral virus so many carry and spread.   I too, before being diagnosed, was small minded and ignorat about herpes. But I believe it had to do with the way I was brought up. Looking back now I want to say it was because of my experience in college. I went to ASU, we are absolutely known for partying and STI’s. I was heavily involved in Greek life, and bascially if one person found out you had herpes your life was changed  socially and romantically. You were the girl/ guy on campus with herpes. A bunch of little 18-22 year old shits who didn’t give a flying F if you said HSV1 or HSV2. It was herpes. That’s all they were known for. Surrounding schools found out and people from your hometown found out. Maybe my generation sucks but that’s extremely sickening to witness and go through.  I now work in marketing with a bunch of people my age and older. There is a guy who disclosed and was open about herpes to a lot of us in the office and again, he was just known as the herpes guy. And no, not by me but grown adults with real jobs and education. Most likely those adults statistically had some strain of it too. But again these are my experiences. I know they are wrong now but who knows when the rest of the world will catch up.
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      Some more good news on crispr! Restoring cells to an uninfected state once a virus is destroyed. https://phys.org/news/2018-09-cells-uninfected-state-virus.amp Now if only they could remove this virus from each of us and fix the effective cells would be no longer a dream! 
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      But don’t you have an oral HSV-1 infection? Condoms don’t protect against that?
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      Give it a try and report back to us. It's pretty safe vaccine approved by the FDA.

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