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    Sticky: L-lysine & doxycycline

    I haven't had an outbreak in 3 years. I watch the harbinger spot under my right eye. When it reddens I take doxycycline and L-Lysine. They prevent any further outbreaks.

    Thank all of you for the...
  2. i have taken 100 mg twice daily every time I had...

    i have taken 100 mg twice daily every time I had it, this is now my 4th breakout, and just started med yesterday.

    I am also wondering if a triple anti biotic applied to the face will also help and...
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    Sticky: i recently discovered bio-identical estrogen and...

    i recently discovered bio-identical estrogen and progesterone, actually produced and shipped from where I live. I recently had another outbreak of rosacea on my face, but mild, and got more...
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    Update my rosacea I finished the 30days of...

    Update my rosacea

    I finished the 30days of 1000mg 2 x a day, waited a week and thought I saw some red spots starting to appear in the same places. So I got another 30 day supply.
    I took two weeks...
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    I did the lysine and I could see some...

    I did the lysine and I could see some improvement, but the thing that finally knocked it out was doxycycline. Even without the lysine.

    I notice the dermatology journal is mentioning a test using...
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    Progress report

    Noticed a few faint red spots on my forehead this am so started the doxycycline again today. I shall be watching closely for a few days, and then will decide to whether to continue for a week or just...
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    Thanks Melissa & Yvette. I still seem to be...

    Thanks Melissa & Yvette. I still seem to be completely clear of the redness of rosacea. Keeping my fingers (and toes) crossed!

    This from June 25. I wear wigs, sometimes blonde and sometimes...
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    I quit the doxycycline after 30 days and was...

    I quit the doxycycline after 30 days and was clear. two weeks later I thought I saw a little reddening so I took another week. Still clear now. Hope I don't have to off and on the doxy for the rest...
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    Update June 11, 2009

    I posted this in the other place where my pictures were, but thought it good to say it again here.

    After 30 days of doxycycline my rosacea appears to be gone.
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    Rosacea GONE

    These are pictures I took tonight. June 10, 2009.
    I took my last of 30 days of 2xdaily 1000mg of doxycycline on June 7, and have a reserve prescription of 30 days in case it returns.

    I am so...
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    I finished my L-Lysine 2K 2xdaily five days ago,...

    I finished my L-Lysine 2K 2xdaily five days ago, stopped the HC cream 2 weeks ago, still another week of doxycycline and I am nearly clear. The scaliness on my forehead is now gone. The sides of my...
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    Thank you phlika29.

    Thank you phlika29.
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    If I didn't have rosacea as identified by two...

    If I didn't have rosacea as identified by two doctors and a pharmacist I wouldn't be on here.

    My overall take on effectiveness: hydrocortisone cream some
    L-Lysine better
    Doxycycline - seems to...
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    Rest of my 5-24-09 pics. plus the last two just...

    Rest of my 5-24-09 pics. plus the last two just pics of me as I normally look.

    These are untouched and I think from my viewing a little too bright for the first ones, but the last one has the...
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    My pics 3-24-09 & first 2 of 5-24-09

    Since I can only upload 5 I will put the other 5-24 on next post.
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    Update

    Some of this I have posted in responses.

    Using the OTC hydrocortisone valerate 2 x a day on the areas affected, forehead, cheeks side of face by eyes, front below eyes. since my first post on here...
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    Recently diagnosed with adult onset acne in the rosacea type. I bypassed all of the teen year acne for the most part and spent my 20s on oral birth control, so this all hit when I had my IUD put in...
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    My experience

    I have taken L-Lysine for 2 months, started at 3K per day, increased to 4K, lately split 2 +2, I noticed a definite improvement in the first month. 3 weeks ago started
    doxycycline hyclate 1000mg,...
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    Empress lainie returns to report

    Ihave been using L-lysine 1000 mg 3 then 4 at a time once daily for about 5 weeks and I have noticed a vast difference. I can't say it is gone, but it is barely noticeable. I also use the 1%...
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    Rosacea Be Gone!

    I must update. After learning about the Lysine deficiency I must say after 7 days of 1000 to 3000 mg per day of L Lysine, my rosacea is nearly gone. My forehead is completely clear and my cheeks are...
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    I have taken Vit C 3000 to 4000 for years, and...

    I have taken Vit C 3000 to 4000 for years, and also 100mg zinc, so those by themselves aren't doing anything. I started having rosacea while taking them
    and it started about 6 months or more ago.
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    I was going to put up a Lysine experience thread...

    I was going to put up a Lysine experience thread but this one should suffice.

    My experience so far, 5 days 1000 mg and twice another in 12 hours and my face has gone back from angry red to a light...
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    Garlic and L-lysine

    I think you may be on to something about the garlic. I used to take it and haven't been for a long time. My rosacea started quite a while after I quit. I am going to go back to it.

    However since I...
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    Empress lainie

    Hello everyone on the Rosacea Forum. I have been afflicted with this stuff for about 3 months in its current incarnation. I had it briefly about 2 years ago and cleared it up with hydrocortisone...
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