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Ribbon35

Has anyone ever heard of capturing the secretions of your herpes breakout in tiny medical jar so that the virus can be collected and put into pills so that you can take them on the daily as a way to prevent recurring outbreaks?

I had a naturopath suggest this option to me as a way to decrease outbreaks. He even gave me the jar to capture and bring back to him whenever I have my next outbreak. Something about reintroducing your own herpes virus into your body helps build your immune system? Anyway someone there testified to it working for them for the past 6 months so I'm actually considering it. What do you guys think?

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Taintedgirl

I wish we could post gifs on here because.....WTF! 

Please I beg of you do not capture your secretions and use them in that manner you could potentially infect other parts of your body and make your situation. Do not be led astray.

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oldgal

Eww.  This sounds like something out of an old Vincent Price kind of movie!

I know this is the method behind various diseases and their medications, and for that reason I guess it perhaps has some merit, but I have to say that this is one of those times when I may well choose the disease over the treatment.....

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Kurdt01

I wouldn't do that...and I'm pretty open to alternative meds and treatment...that just sounds like asking for problems....

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