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Cold sore outbreak while on Famvir?

Discussion in 'Antivirals, Antibiotics and Immune Modulators' started by Horizon, Nov 18, 2016.

  1. Horizon

    Horizon Senior Member

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    I have been on Famvir for a few months and today woke up with a cold sore on my upper lip. I am assuming it is a herpes related but not sure. Anyways, isn't that odd given I am on medication to prevent that?

    Is this a good or bad sign or really nothing much to make of it?
     
  2. Tammy

    Tammy Senior Member

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    Yes it may seem odd but I've experienced the same taking herbal anti-virals and know others who have experienced the same also. I don't see it as a bad sign.
     
  3. Horizon

    Horizon Senior Member

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    I mean, certainly it can happen because these meds only try to prevent it but I wonder if it is a sign my body is fighting or if it means the med isnt really helping.
     
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    Tammy Senior Member

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    I see it as the body is fighting off virus. This happened to me when I first started anti-virals........but not anymore and I am better thanks to the anti-viral supplements.
     
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  5. mrmichaelfreedmen

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    Exactly what my doc said to me was happening.
     

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