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How much of a difference does Valacyclovir make for herpes simplex symptoms and outbreaks? I haven't been taking it long enough to know but would like to know what to expect. I've only ever had 2 outbreaks before taking the medicine, both were about a week of flu like symptoms and 2 weeks of sores and painful urination.

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    • megankelly819

      379d

      I only take mine during an outbreak and it takes about a week to clear it up.

    • megankelly819

      379d

      I only take mine during an outbreak and it takes about a week to clear it up.

    • Haleybug22

      415d

      I was diagnosed about two years ago. I cried when I first had it bc I denied it even though it hurt. I have only had 3 outbreaks. Usually when stressted. Is this normal? How often do you all have outbreaks and can it be caught when not on outbreak

    • Figarro

      567d

      I was taking it regularly for awhile but it didn't seem like it was working all that great. I've tried more natural things like oregano oil and l-lysine. Both of those seemed to work okay. The oil of oregano in particular worked immediately after taking it. Hope this helps.

      • Kdee

        494d

        @Figarro with the oregano oil do you just put it on your outbreak ? Or do you take it before an outbreak occurs

        • Figarro

          416d

          @Kdee I take the oregano oil in pill form I think they are 1500 mg per pill and when I'm having an outbreak I take 1 in the am and 1 in pm. I've also tried something called simplix and maca those seem like they help as well.

    • SpicyGingerrr

      653d

      I have used it before. It was really effective for me. Me being diabetic, I get them super bad and out of control. This helps speed up the process and stop the lesions from spreading

    • sharkbait1097

      653d

      For me it took about two weeks, I take 1 mg daily. If i miss a dose or run out of my meds I’ll get a outbreak pretty quickly. As long as I take it t daily I get absolutely no symptoms it’s been a live saver for me.

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