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Good drug: This anti-herpes virus drug works in two ways: the active triphosphate is present at much higher concentrations in virally infected cells than in uninfected cells; and the drug targets viral dna polymerase to a much greater degree than human dna polymerases: this means it doesn't kill healthy cells. ...Read more
Probably not: Fever blisters are caused by the herpes simplex virus. It is very common. They are referred to as cold sores, because they can be triggered when your body is under stress with a cold. Sunlight, change in weather, and stress are frequent triggers. I generally prescribe an antiviral pill to be taken at the first sign of a cold sore, because they frequently recur at the same site. Lana long, M.D. ...Read more
Colon cleansing: Is not necessary. It is a scam and can actually create problems. Eating a high fiber diet and drinking 80-100 oz caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily is all you need and a whole lot cheaper and safer. Do not waste your money on colon cleansing or risk your health for that matter. ...Read more
Cure UTI? cranberry, d-mannose, uva ursi, grapefruit seed, caprylic acid, potassium caprylate, olive leaf extract, marshmallow althea officinalis root, red rasperry rubus ideaus - are these safe?
Anythin's possible: Unlikely but everyone is unique - if you are taking both and are having problems consult your doctor! ...Read more
Is it safe to drink tea w/ lemon balm, lemon verbena, rose hips, & hibiscus flower when taking birth control pills? Are there other risks w/ this tea?
Can i take acai berry tablets while ttc and can I take acai berry with amatryptaline antidepressant or goji berry ?
Cranberry, d-mannose, uva ursi, grapefruit seed, caprylic acid, potassium caprylate, olive leaf extract, marshmallow althea officinalis root, red rasperry rubus ideaus - are these safe ingredients ?
Yes: I don't see anything in that list that is dangerous. ...Read more
Will Azo Yeast Infection prevention tablets interfere w/ a combination birth control pill? They contain small amounts of mistletoe and boneset herbs.
Probably...: Lansoprazole (prevacid) is best taken on an empty stomach first thing in the am followed by a protein meal 30 minutes later. That said, if the medication does not seem to be helping the problem your husband is taking the medication for, he might try taking the supplements later in the day. Good luck! ...Read more