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Old 03-31-2004, 02:07 AM   #1
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Herpetic Keratitis -- Ouch! need help

About 4 weeks ago, I was diagnosed with a herpetic keratitis (corneal ulcer)on my left eye. I've had HSV 2 for over 20 years and have never taken any suppressant drugs. For the most part have used L-Lysine and other natural remedies with good success. But this has been stubborn. I have been using the eye drops (Viroptic) the doctor prescribed for 4 weeks without a great deal of improvement. He wants me to go to an MD and get on Acylovir. Has anyone else had any experience with this problem? It is very painful and quite wearing on one to have it go on so long.

TIA