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I keep reading someone post about daily suppressive therapy. What is this? I was diagnosed with herpes 2 just after christmas. I have had similar symptoms before but was never diagnosed and was told it was negative and was just a vaginal tear. Then I went again and was finally diagnosed. I never had a typical 1st ourbreak as what most doctors say they are. my culture was positive but my bloodwork was negative. So I totally have no idea how long its been since I contracted it. My issue is since christmas I have had 3 outbreaks. I was taking lysine daily but stopped that and if stress is a factor well then im screwed. Is there anything safe I can take daily to help stop these outbreaks? I don't want to be single for the rest of my life but who would want to deal with this so often?
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