Acute herpes infections are usually ameliorated with bowel tolerance
doses of ascorbic acid.
recurrences are common especially if the disease has already become
Zinc in combination with ascorbic acid is more effective for herpes;
caution and regular monitoring of patients on zinc should be done.
For chronic herpes,
intravenous ascorbate may also be of benefit.
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