Herpes prevents colds

by Greg Harms
(Gallatin, Tn)

I've had herpes for years. When I first got it, I noticed I didn't get colds or flu for years. That was not normal. After 30 years and outbreaks about every 2 years, I get a cold occassionally, but my theory is that when my body is fighting the herpes virus, it is also fighting the cold and flu viruses. Is this just coincidence or has anyone else noticed this?

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Jan 06, 2017

by: Ed

It might be a coincidence because I have a cold now and have at least 2 a year. However mine could be sinus infections posing as colds. The older that I get the more that I tend to have.

You've brought up an interesting theory though. It will be interesting to see other comments.


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