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Do lysine or vitamin E pills help a sun burn?

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Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology
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In brief: Oral Treatment

Oral tocopherol or tocotrienol may reduce inflammation associated with sunburn.
Higher doses of oral lysine may reduce a herpes simplex lip outbreak after sunburn.

In brief: Oral Treatment

Oral tocopherol or tocotrienol may reduce inflammation associated with sunburn.
Higher doses of oral lysine may reduce a herpes simplex lip outbreak after sunburn.
Dr. Stephen Friedman
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