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summergirl
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Oct-10-06, 09:09 AM (CST)
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"Virulite - theterminator - any updates"
 
   Have you tried yours yet? Any luck?


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  RE: Virulite - theterminator - any updates Rajahadmin Oct-10-06 1
     RE: Virulite - theterminator - any updates summergirl Oct-11-06 2
         Your hubby.... Rajahadmin Oct-11-06 3
             RE: Your hubby.... summergirl Oct-11-06 4
                 RE: Your hubby.... theterminator Oct-20-06 5
                 RE: Your hubby.... curious Oct-31-06 6
                     RE: Your hubby.... bill Nov-02-06 7
                         Thanks, Bill.. Rajahadmin Nov-02-06 8
                         RE: Your hubby.... curious Nov-03-06 9
                             Hi, Curious... Rajahadmin Nov-03-06 10
                                 RE: Hi, Curious... summergirl Nov-03-06 11
                                 RE: Hi, Curious... Curious Nov-03-06 12
                                     I know what you're talking about.. Rajahadmin Nov-03-06 13
                                         I'm all out of ideas... curious Nov-03-06 16
                                             Let me understand this... Rajahadmin Nov-03-06 17
                                             RE: Let me understand this... curious Nov-03-06 18
                         RE: Your hubby.... Bill Nov-03-06 14
                             Pubmed and Virulite.. Rajahadmin Nov-03-06 15
  RE: Virulite - theterminator - any updates smoothone May-16-13 19

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Rajahadmin
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Oct-10-06, 10:51 PM (CST)
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1. "RE: Virulite - theterminator - any updates"
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Got any pictures of the innards yet?? Update time..

"Do the Right Thing. It will gratify some people and astound the rest." - Mark Twain


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summergirl
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Oct-11-06, 08:56 AM (CST)
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2. "RE: Virulite - theterminator - any updates"
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   I personally haven't opened mine up yet. My husband has been using it a lot lately, but what is really wierd is that yes it does help with shortening the healing, but doesn't do to much for the pain cause the pain keeps coming back or doesn't really tone it down. Its like every week, the last 3 weeks, another outbreak keeps trying to form. Its like this virus is determined to have an actual outbreak.

He is getting frustrated (I can't blame him). But there is nothing new in his life that would trigger repeated outbreaks.

So I was hoping that theterminator could give me what their response would be with this thing. To me right now it wasn't worth the price for it, but maybe someone else is having better luck.

My husband ended up with this last outbreak, to use the virulite, releev and valtrex to try and get these to stop. I guess will see how all this will work.


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Rajahadmin
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3. "Your hubby...."
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It would seem that he'd be a good candidate for suppressive antiviral meds. Generic acyclovir is cheap. I had a co-worker a few years back that got oral OBs as soon as racing season started since she would be out in the Sun a lot. I convinced her to try suppression and it made a big difference.

The thing about suppressing the OBs is that it's a lot more effective to keep the OB from even starting than it is to try to whack it once it starts.

"Do the Right Thing. It will gratify some people and astound the rest." - Mark Twain


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summergirl
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Oct-11-06, 09:19 AM (CST)
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4. "RE: Your hubby...."
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   Believe me I understand... that's why I'm on suppressive for Oral HSV1. But talking him into it is a challenge.... But I keep trying, it has made a world of difference for me.

Since he has used the Virulite, this has happened. I don't know if it is coincidence or not. Before it was every 3 months with Valtrex and releev for treatment.

Very interesting though...


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theterminator
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Oct-20-06, 07:40 AM (CST)
 
5. "RE: Your hubby...."
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   HEY!

Sorry about not being around for so long. Yes, I did try it, several times and here is my experience:

The first time I tried it when an outbreak was starting to form. Without using anything my outbreak will last a week and then a scab will form and fall off in a few days. After using Virulite on Sunday, the outbreak came and was completely gone by Thursday. The scab fell off that day and the skin was like new underneath.

I've used it several times since then, and its always been effective. I find that my cold sores take longer to form, like a day or two, so that I need to use the Virulite for about 2-3 days in order to really stop the outbreak.

Overall, I DEFINATELY recommend the Virulite unit. It isn't a one-hit miracle, but I KNOW that it works at least as good as acyclovir for me. My latest outbreak, I used acyclovir and the Virulite, and the outbreak was completely aborted.


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curious
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Oct-31-06, 02:42 PM (CST)
 
6. "RE: Your hubby...."
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   hey summergirl..

if your husband is like me and do not like taking medication, have him try Royal Jelly. my mom told me it's like a cure all product and suggested i try using the royal jelly like an ointment on my herpes. I get outbreaks on my arms and leg. no sign of genital herpes yet.


truth to be told, it's stinks, and it's a hassle. Royal Jelly needs to be kept cold. It's also very very expensive!

However, I did find that I get great amount of relief from pain and itchiness relatively quickly. Secondly, if I apply this from the day I feel an outbreak, I am able to decrease the cycle and severity of the outbreak.


Just thought I share my experience with you guys..


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bill
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Nov-02-06, 07:03 PM (CST)
 
7. "RE: Your hubby...."
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   The virulite machine does not prevent recurrent attacks even if you use the machine daily when no symptoms are present.For this reason I am dissapointed with the virulite machine, but perhaps I expected too much.


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Rajahadmin
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8. "Thanks, Bill.."
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We appreciate the feedback. How long did you try it?

"Do the Right Thing. It will gratify some people and astound the rest." - Mark Twain


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curious
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Nov-03-06, 08:16 AM (CST)
 
9. "RE: Your hubby...."
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   Bill

I'm so sad..I just purchased a virulite as well to see if I can use the machine daily and prevent recurrent attacks on my skin.

i guess i'll still try and update on this forum


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Rajahadmin
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10. "Hi, Curious..."
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Please do keep us posted. I have the feeling that this is another scam, even if it's sold through drugstores like Walgreens, etc.

Honestly, if you are having recurrances, you might want to consider using antiviral suppression. Generic acyclovir is very safe and inexpensive.

"Do the Right Thing. It will gratify some people and astound the rest." - Mark Twain


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summergirl
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Nov-03-06, 11:21 AM (CST)
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11. "RE: Hi, Curious..."
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   I have a feeling that the virulite is only effective when you have an outbreak and each time you use it on an outbreak it helps in slowing it down and minimizing the severity.

The one thing I noticed with my husband, who uses it, is that his outbreaks donít get as bad in that same area where he normally has the outbreaks... Hopefully he will eventually become outbreak free in that spot. But pray that he doesn't start having outbreaks in another spot....

The one thing is that he has been getting more outbreaks since using the device. I don't know if its coincidence or cause he hasn't been taking the meds when he first feels them or what....

That has been our experience with it so far...


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Curious
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Nov-03-06, 02:26 PM (CST)
 
12. "RE: Hi, Curious..."
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   I will keep you posted! I get mine on tuesday (Nov 7).

Honestly I don't want to be drugged. I was on valtrax before, and I felt it did little to help me (about 2 1/2 yrs ago). I'm totally off of medications right now for that reason. The only thing I am relying on now is the Royal Jelly I mentioned before. At first I thought it was good becuase it helped w/ the pain and the outbreak was so small it hardly left a scar. Well, now after two weeks, I have another outbreak, but in two spotS! One on the same spot (my thigh) and the other on my arm. It's pretty bad, and as of now the Royal Jelly doesnt seem to help at all.

My doctors just said I have herpes, but i think i may have certain type of herpes. I looked online, and the closest description of what I have is Eczema herpeticum. Does anyone else on this forum have what I have? I feel so isolated...

About a year ago, I did use the "Cold Sore Inhibitor" sold from skymall (from the airlines). I felt that it had worked somewhat,
because I felt tingling/painful sensation when using the product. Unfortunately, my dog ate the thing and well.. i never got around purchasing another one. It just seemed to be soo cheaply made for it's price. Does anyone else know what I'm talking about? I paid over $100, under $200. If anyone else tried it, I would appreciate your feedback.



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Rajahadmin
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13. "I know what you're talking about.."
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LAST EDITED ON Nov-03-06 AT 05:24 PM (CST)
 
It's this one http://coldsore-inhibitor.com/ It sells here in the US for $129.00. Is your dog OK?

My personal opinion, worth exactly what you paid for it, is that these are all worthless. The Virulite unit uses a wavelength of 1072 nanometers while another one uses 630 nanometers. Lectroject runs dc current through your body at a low voltage and claims that somehow alpha particles are involved (?). Then there's Imulux with their food dye and ultraviolet.

Items like these have been around since the discovery of electricity. Here are some going back to 1850 http://chss3.montclair.edu/~pererat/mquack.htm I have one in my collection that was made in the late 1800's by the JH Bunnell company in New York, a company well known for telegraph equipment.

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curious
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Nov-03-06, 07:24 PM (CST)
 
16. "I'm all out of ideas..."
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   My dog is fine. He ended up destroying the thing, so I guess he wasn't affected too much?

I think I have spent too much money in trying to find some sort of treatment other than the avail standard medication.

I'm sad....

Next stop, I'm thinking about trying chinese herbal medicine...


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Rajahadmin
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17. "Let me understand this..."
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"I think I have spent too much money in trying to find some sort of treatment other than the avail standard medication."

and then

"Next stop, I'm thinking about trying chinese herbal medicine..."

The antivirals like generic acyclovir are safe, inexpensive and they work better than anything else that's available. Give those a try.

"Do the Right Thing. It will gratify some people and astound the rest." - Mark Twain


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curious
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Nov-03-06, 11:28 PM (CST)
 
18. "RE: Let me understand this..."
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   i know.. i fall for scams. i'm a walking contradiction.

maybe i'll try the generic acyclovir.


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Bill
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Nov-03-06, 05:05 PM (CST)
 
14. "RE: Your hubby...."
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   Hi,

I used the machine everyday for about 2 weeks.My herpes symptoms are paper cuts on the skin and I was suffering with this symptom the day I received the machine so I used it straight away, but I did not notice any sudden improvement.However, my symptoms come and go in just 24 hours. I never get blisters or anything that takes many days to heal up.For this reason it was difficult to evaluate the virulite machine because the healing time seemed to be no different from normal.Anyway, I continued using the machine probably 3-4 times per day in the area that suffers paper cuts for about 14 days.I then had yet another outbreak and the machine was not able to stop the outbreak. The cause of my outbreak was poor diet.I had eaten egg, chips and beans for 3 days in a row and this is very bad for the immune system.I'm now eating more healthy food and I don't have any symptoms at present.

The reason why I bought the machine was because Pubmed concluded that it was effective at reducing the healing time.May be it is, but I can't say I noticed.However, I do know that it will not stop recurrences in my case even if I use it everyday.

My experience so far is that the only thing that stops herpes outbreaks effectively is a good diet.However, I may take a suppressive as suggested by Raj, but my symptoms are so mild I don't know if I can be bothered.

Regards,

Bill.


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15. "Pubmed and Virulite.."
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I've looked at the abtract at PubMed and in part it says: "RESULTS: The 1072-nm light-emitting diode device reduced cold-sore healing time to 6.3 days compared with 9.4 days for placebo. The time the cold sore took to form a crust was also reduced from 2.00 days for those treated with 1072-nm light, compared with 2.88 days for placebo." Which is significant, but is only about a 1/3 reduction in the time to heal a cold sore. I'd like to read more about it, but the full article doesen't interest me $39.00 US worth.

I wonder what the size of the study group was and what their procedure was. Do any of you techies have access to pubmed through your medical libraries?


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19. "RE: Virulite - theterminator - any updates"
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   This is really interesting. I'm surprised there are so many negative posts about this machine. I already posted on 'alternative methods'. I have had the Virulite machine for over one year and it has changed my life. Maybe it is more effective on cold sores, than genital herpes? Not sure. Anyway, I was getting cold sores constantly, since I was a kid - sometimes two or three at once. I am now 47 so that is a lot of years of cold sores I carry it with me in my purse and the trick for me was to use it a number of times at the tingling stage. I have used it for about 1.5 years now and now I rarely have to use it. It is like the cells have changed in that area and I don't get that pre coldsore tingling sensation anymore. It does take awhile. I did get a cold sore last week, but the batteries in the machine were dead and I didn't have a chance to get to the store to get a new battery. I'm not aware of the other models, but mine runs on a 9V battery.
Sometimes I think the batteries are not good in the machines - you have to hear the beep at the beginning then again after three minutes. If you don't hear the second beep, EVEN if the light is flashing, then the battery needs replacing.

Anyway, its very curious - as that little device has helped me a lot. I am in Canada and I bought it off of amazon from "zapper".
I tried the drugs, the ointments and buckets of lysine, but Virulite has been the best for me.
Just my experience.


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