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Smallz

It’s really scary and depressing to find out you have this virus. When I found out, last Wednesday, I went through the emotions and the pain of a severe breakout (8 in total, all in separate spots). Today, almost a week later, I can finally move without wanting to scream. My best friends, during this time, were my detachable shower head, Naproxen, and Lidocaine 5% cream. (If you do not have a detachable shower head I recommend one or get a Peri Bottle. They help for keeping clean and for pain relief) Just as everyone here, we want this to be over with. The pain to go away. To feel “normal” again. I’ve researched and read everything I could get ahold of. Then I read about Monolaurin. It's a substance that's derived from lauric acid that is found in coconut oil and human breast milk. It supposedly helps immensely with our virus from hell!  I read that this woman started using it and she hasn’t had a break out in 2 years AND when she does feel one coming on she doubles up on her dose and BOOM, it’s gone! I ordered some off of Amazon and can’t wait for it to get here! What can it hurt, right? Seriously, what do we have to lose (besides a breakout, hopefully!) Here’s some info if you have never heard of it and want to know more. Good luck and keep your head up!

 

https://www.verywellhealth.com/the-benefits-of-monolaurin-89482

 

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HerpesDumbAf

It’s so fucking ridiculous that the numbers are rising and yet we don’t have anything new yet and it’s irritating af 

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Smallz

I agree 100%. Maybe they make too much money off the doctor visits and the pills they prescribe us for the rest of our lives (should we choose to take them). 

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HerpesDumbAf
14 minutes ago, Smallz said:

I agree 100%. Maybe they make too much money off the doctor visits and the pills they prescribe us for the rest of our lives (should we choose to take them). 

No because how many documentaries are on herpes? Damn near none, no one talks about it. 

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