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hopeisallwehave

I was diagnosed with HSV1 genitally via swab culture and blood tests in September of this last year. I thought my world was crashing down. I felt sick sick SICK emotionally and physically for some time after the initial outbreak had gone away. Now.. iv come to terms with my diagnosis and out of nowhere I get smacked with out break #2 which seems to be dragging on longer then the first with much more pain then the first (going on 4 weeks now) I was prescribed Acyclovir (sp?) took it faithfully to no avail... I have noticed the sores have gone down drastically but they are however STILL present none the less. I've read so many different suggestions from one to another most seem ridiculous.. So far I've done the hot water and warm hair dryer on my sores to dry them out. but i have also read that i need to keep them moist.. I prefer to use medicine to clear up thing since its just easier and less tedious and time consuming then home remedies. Is there anything else i can do? I'm growing more and more frustrated as the days go on. :madd::madd::madd::madd::madd:

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You want to really improve your immune system, because HSV is a virus that takes advantage of you when you are weak.

This is working for me:

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To build immune system:

Exercise

Multi-Vitamin

Vitamin C

Zinc

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And for the treatment of HSV:

Supplements (one pill in the am, one in the pm):

St Johns Wort: 300mg x2

L-Lysine: 500mg x2

Garlic Odorless: 2500mg x2

Daily Topical Treatment (alternate between the two):

Aloe Vera Raw

Zinc Ointment

Neosporin (for pain only)

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You'll find something that works for you. Acyclovir also does not work for me.

Try to stay optimistic!

Cheers,

BikeMore

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