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Cold sore sufferers!

Anonymous
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Do you take lysine and does it work? I am tempted to purchase some from amazon, the reviews are great.
Posted by Anonymous on Nov. 18, 2013 at 9:57 AM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Nov. 18, 2013 at 9:58 AM

go to a doc...

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Nov. 18, 2013 at 10:01 AM
For what? It's a cold sore. They only provide pills when the cold sore is already there, I want preventive pills.

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go to a doc...

IhartU
by Gold Member on Nov. 18, 2013 at 10:06 AM


The herpes simplex virus that causes cold sores cannot be cured. After you get infected, the virus stays in your body for the rest of your life. Lysine will increase the time inbetween outbreaks but will not totally prevent them.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Nov. 18, 2013 at 10:09 AM
Do you anyone who takes it?

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The herpes simplex virus that causes cold
sores cannot be cured. After you get infected, the virus stays in your body for
the rest of your life. Lysine will increase the time inbetween outbreaks but will not totally prevent them.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Nov. 18, 2013 at 10:11 AM

I use Abreva.  It's expensive for a little tube, but works great.  You can get it in any local drugstore.

Stephd710
by Ruby Member on Nov. 18, 2013 at 10:13 AM

No, i use Abreva when i feel it coming on.  

almondpigeon
by Ruby Member on Nov. 18, 2013 at 10:13 AM
I've never tried it, but I've tried everything else under the sun. I hate them. I've started completely leaving them alone and for some crazy reason, they heal faster with no product. Its bizarre.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Nov. 18, 2013 at 10:13 AM
How much is it?

Quoting Anonymous:

I use Abreva.  It's expensive for a little tube, but works great.  You can get it in any local drugstore.

anng.atlanta
by on Nov. 18, 2013 at 10:15 AM

Last time I looked it was around $17-18 for a small tube.  It lasts a long while, tho.

It's cheaper on Amazon, especially if you have Prime.


Quoting Anonymous:

How much is it?

Quoting Anonymous:

I use Abreva.  It's expensive for a little tube, but works great.  You can get it in any local drugstore.



chrtymcdnl
by on Nov. 18, 2013 at 10:15 AM

seriously do not bother with anything other than ABREVA .    You wont be sorry ..

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