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Does lysine work for cold sore. I guess leucine doesn't though.?

Does lysine work for cold sore. I guess leucine doesn't though.?

Lysine for herpes: I think something works for some of the people some of the time. Having said that, I do recommend lysine 300mg with each meal for people who wish to reduce breakouts of herpes. ...Read more

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Would it be okay to take some lysine for a cold sore in the mouth?

Would it be okay to take some lysine for a cold sore in the mouth?

Lysine: Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally 3 times a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. ...Read more

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I'm on prescription Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for my Adult ADD, can I take L-Lysine for my cold sore?

I'm on prescription Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for my Adult ADD, can I take L-Lysine for my cold sore?

Drug interactions.: Drug interaction checker on Drugs.Com showed no interactions. See: http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=190-1645,1502-14127 ...Read more

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Could lysine reduce the healing time for a cold sore?

Could lysine reduce the healing time for a cold sore?

Yes: Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many mg of l-lysine to take for a cold sore?

Can you let me know how many mg of l-lysine to take for a cold sore?

Lysine: Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my cold sore faster? Its not a cold sore anymore. Its just a scab. And im taking lysine already. Is there a way i can get rid of it faster?

Comfortable: Don't play with it. Do anything that makes you comfortable. It takes about 2 weeks to go away no matter what you seem to do. However check with your pharmacy for a few items that may make you more comfortable - remember that they generally do not shorten the 2 week time. ...Read more

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I put baking soda, lysine & apple cider vinegar on a cold sore & it swelled up. Did i mess up?

No: The lysine was ok, but works much better when swallowed. The acid in the vinegar reacted with the baking soda, foaming up and releasing carbon dioxide. Just stick with swallowing the lysine. ...Read more