Genital Herpes
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Genital Herpes Remedies

L-Lysine
Posted by Novastar (Los Altos, Ca) on 02/17/2014 2 posts
4 out of 5 stars

Lysine definitely works but it unfortunately is not a cure for me, but it helps me manage the symptoms. If I know I have a stressful time coming or I have my menstrual time coming, I'll take one 1000mg per day to prevent. If I am feeling some irritation or flu like symptoms ill take 3-4000mg. Nuts/ vegetarian diet is also contraindicated for this issue due to the argentine but only when my immune system is low. There have been times when I'm really living well that I can eat nuts or anything and don't even remember I have this but add in just a little stress and its recipe for disaster. Still searching for a more lasting cure...


L-Lysine
Posted by Bonnie (Victoria, Bc) on 02/04/2013
4 out of 5 stars

My MD recommended 1500 mg of L-Lysine daily and 3000 per day during an outbreak of GH. I find taking it daily helps prevent outbreaks. I'm going to try the ACV on the blisters.


L-Lysine
Posted by Danielle (Lakewood, Co) on 01/02/2010
4 out of 5 stars

Just want to say that I am so happy to have found this website. I wish that I would have found it two years as I was searching for answers that long ago. I have had herpes inside of my mouth for as long as I can remember. The outbreaks have become less frequent as I have gotten older but when they do occur they are most painful as I usually get multiple lesions inside my mouth for over a week. Two years ago I found a lesion just outside the opening to my v-----. I assumed that I had genital herpes as I had been very sexually active with several partners in a short time period. However, the doctor said that I had Herpes I which is "supposed" to stay in the mouth but that I had contracted it from oral sex. So for two years I am not sure if I have had another outbreak or not. I have had some redness and soreness but no visible soreness. I also have given it some thought and am thinking that I more than likely did not contract this by being promiscuous. I think that I may have contracted this from my husband. I have been married twice for five years each time and both husbands would get herpes on the outside of their lips. I have had some of the same minor symptoms for years but since I had NO idea that it was even possible to contract oral herpes "down below" I guess I ignored any minor symptoms had. As far as I know I have not given it to any one else. I have a new partner now and I don't think he is thrilled about it. I know this is a medical question but can anyone help me get this question answered. If I have HS1 down there and he has never had herpes his whole life - he is 43 - can he still get it and does it then convert to HS2 for him if he does get it????

Anyway, I got a terrible breakout both in my mouth and down there last week when I went on vacation. Thank GOD for this site. I had sugarfree gum, sugar free drinks and sugarfree energy drinks. I immediately bought some L Lysine which made everything in my mouth disappear within a couple days. Now I am trying the apple cider vinegar for down there. It has given me some relief but I think I need to try some of the other remedies. I am most happy to find out all the preventative things that I can do! I drink a lot of wine and eat a little chocolate almost every day. I was even using splenda in my tea. I think the aspartame is what did it for me though. I got rid of the splenda and bought stevia yesterday.

Again thank you.