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Suppression tablets not working? Please help.

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Hi! It’s been a while...

I was diagnosed back in January with HSV-1 and I had a really rough time of it. Constant outbreaks and also facial coldsores which I’ve always suffered really bad with.

Finally in August after a lot of trauma and MH issues my GP gave me acyclovir x2 400mg a day and since then I have managed to let go of the fear and shame I was holding on too. No symptoms, no outbreaks, no coldsores!!! Wow it was amazing. 

But here I am.. writing to you currently with a coldsore on my face. I am currently taking penicillin for tonsillitis I am also very sore down below - I do believe this is thrush from the antibiotics (I hope)! I was told the antibiotics wouldn’t do anything to the acyclovir? 

my question is, are the tablets not working now? How have I got a coldsore when I am taking supression tablets? 

I’ve hit rock bottom again. I don’t think I can mentally go through it all again  



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