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Can olive leaf or lysine affect herpes blood test results?

Can olive leaf or lysine affect herpes blood test results?

No: Herpes simplex antibody test results should not be affected by any foods, drinks, or over-the-counter supplements in the U.S. If the herpes antibodies are present in high enough amounts, the blood tests should show positive results. ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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What is more effective at treating herpes lysine or monolaurin?

What is more effective at treating herpes lysine or monolaurin?

Combination.: Studies on lysine 1g tid for hsv rx with dietary restriction of nuts, chocolate and gelatin, (rich in arginine, competing with lysine for intestinal absorption) showed at 6 month 74% effectiveness. Monolaurin is antiviral and can be taken 2g tid, while eating more foods rich in lysine (yogurt, fish, potatoes) and use coconut oil (monolaurin). Address nervous system, immunity, hsv, detoxification. ...Read more

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Do l-lysine works for herpes?

Do l-lysine works for herpes?

It does not: Tissue culture studies show that the yield of herpes simplex is lower with more lysine but only lower, not inhibited from growing. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take daily lysine for control of herpes? Does it have any side effects?

Is it safe to take daily lysine for control of herpes? Does it have any side effects?

Lysine for herpes: It's possible lysine supplements may have some effect on reducing herpes outbreaks, although the FDA has nothing to say about that. The thought is lysine blocks a pathway the virus needs to replicate. Since it is an essential amino acid (the body needs it) I don't expect any real side effects... Other than cost! Lysine is found in food- might want to try that--fish, chicken, lentils, milk, beans. ...Read more

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What to do if I have genital herpes. Where can I purchase lysine?

What to do if I have genital herpes. Where can I purchase lysine?

Please call or see: Your gyn or go to a planned parenthood, you need to get started on generic Valtrex (valacyclovir) to help it heal asap. ...Read more

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When having a recurrent herpes breakout is only talkin lysine sufficient or do i need to take acyclovir?

When having a recurrent herpes breakout is only talkin lysine sufficient or do i need to take acyclovir?

Recurrent herpes: outbreaks can usually be prevented by taking acyclovir on a daily basis. Starting acyclovir after an outbreak occurs may shorten the duration of the outbreak by a day or so. Neither acyclovir nor lysine will protect a partner during an active outbreak. ...Read more

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I heard that lysine is good to prevent genital herpes outbreaks, how do I use it?

Lysine: Some studies have found that taking lysine on a regular basis may help prevent outbreaks of cold sores and genital herpes. Lysine has antiviral effects by blocking the activity or arginine, which promotes hsv replication. Side effects can be diarrhea, kidney failure abdominal pain and nephritis. ...Read more

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Is l-lysine 1000 mg , good to take when you have genital herpes? Heal faster? Etc? Thank you

L-Lysine ; Herpes: L-lysine can inhibit outbreaks of herpes, but there are other drugs that can be used to facilitate herpes healing and prevention such as zovirax and valtrex (valacyclovir). ...Read more

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