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Hello! After 15 years of dealing with this crap, I am now feeling desperate for answers so I am hoping that someone out here may have information and new discoveries. My lovely story is that instead of this damn thing burning itself out as doctors state that it should do by my age (now 40), it is back to its horrible state of almost EVERY SINGLE DAY! This is no way to live, so I am throwing myself out here to see what I can learn.

For those of you new to this condition, I hope your journey is better than mine. Be carefull because now as I think back I believe now that I may actually contracted more than one strain of this damn thing. If I compare the original case/outbreak is NOTHING as it is now.. I believe a boyfriend of mine 10 years ago may of in fact had it (which he denied) and made it worse for me. Not only do I have it vaginally, I also have it on my leg! (grrrr...)

In order to begin my war path to help eliminate this from my body I have incorportated the following actions: A month ago I quit smoking, I did a major cleanse (called the Master Cleanse for 10 days .. no food) trying to increase vegetables and just received in the mail the Dynamiclear, plus the recommended vitamins. Also I rarely drink alcohol. If you are wondering I have chosen not to go back on the typical medication because it stopped working after 4 years.. I was on 1000 mg of Famvir everyday.. which worked great, but it stopped working and the other two options don't work for me! My doctor didn't have any suggestions at all.

I am a big believer in holistic medication, so I believe it is possible to kick this thing.. but I am not sure what that looks like yet and I know different things work for different people. If anyone is in the Bay Area and knows of an amazing holistic doctor, please let me know. Recently I heard of one in Lost Gatos that I may go see.. but it isn't cheap.

Anyhow thanks for your time.

:D Suzie

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Hmm did your doctor?

Does your doctor know you have had herpes for 15 years then suddenly gotten outbreaks everyday? Alot of things can trigger it too there is a list of foods high in lysine all over the web also keeping stress free helps but your body should have plenty of antibodys after 15 years of infection. I would get a platelet count to check your immune system you may have something else wrong triggering it.

Above all else stay calm and relexed meditate some that helps too. "HUGE hugs to you" you must not give up your not alone by far:)

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Ouch!

You might want to check out the treatment threads, and also in the "about my outbreaks" section of the forums, you might want to check out this thread: Once a month

There are a lot of lab rats on the boards so you'll be quite welcome. Hopefully the changes you have already made (like quitting smoking) will help boost your immune system... and maybe you'll get some new ideas from the forums.

Also, starphyse has a good suggestion in checking to see that you don't have any other conditions that could possibly be weakening your immune system. Also, hormones can play a big role in herpes, so another area to possibly check/experiment with...

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Nods

yeah talking to your doctor will help a great deal and if he don't know what to do then you need a new doctor.. not all doctors are skilled in dealing with simplex.

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