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Reducing OB and itching woth Loratadin
An_248099 posted:
I have had terrible hayfever and used a fairly new over the counter drug called Loratadin (costs £1 per packet) and to my astonishment my HSV dried up and stopped itching. I did a controlled experiment and it seems I don't have symptoms when I take the Hayfever remedy.

I did some research and discovered that Loratadin is useful in treating chicken pox and shingles (same family virus) - it works by dampening the H1 receptors down. Try it for a month... I have had years of crap and embarrassment with this virus and even Acyclovir was useless. This is the first time in four years I have been symptom free.
In ASDA and BOOTs it's called Non-Drowsy Hayfever Remedy
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abe648 responded:
Most likely the reason that this helps you is that most drugs for Hay Fever tend to dry the body and cut itching so that the Hay Fever would dry the herpes and and especialy cutt back the itching. I have no knowledge nor am i a medical professional. I just know that things like Benadrayl and Reacton tend to stop the itching. So that is moes likely why the OTC drug that you talk about helps you.. .
Read more in the Herpes Handbook. Watch the Herpes Video and Terri Warren's book The Good News about the Bad News. All located under the heading Herpes at

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