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A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not enough information: Available for use during pregnancy or breast feeding, and no proven medical indication too, so better avoid it and be on the safe side, wish you and ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It is considered safe to use while breastfeeding.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
No effect: Lysine is a non-essential Amino Acid and the body can handle it well. The eye takes in what it needs and leaves the rest in the blood stream. No sure ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
5 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Lysine is an essential amino acid usually found in a normal diet. As a doctor, I am not aware of any recommendations to breast feeding woman that they ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No good research.: moderate use is likely alright.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Drug interaction: Checker shows no interactions btwn L-lysine and alcohol.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
An amino acid : That is essential ,meaning the body must take it in an can't make it from other amino acids.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
L (levo) lysine...: ...is a natural amino acid, present in greater or lesser amounts in all proteins. Sold as a health supplement, but there are no proved benefits. Somet ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Kirschner
40 years experience General Practice
High doses, maybe: Deficiency symptoms might include stomach cramps, diarrhea, hair loss weight loss, poor concentration, reproductive problems, kidney stones. It can in ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe, but uproven: There are some non-medical "treatments" such as lysine that may lower the frequency of outbreaks, and some over-the-counter medications that can help ... Read More
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