I got hsv2 many years ago, but it went dormant for almost 40 yrs. It came back viciously a year ago and I have been trying everything. Lysine, etc. did not work for me. Only Valtrex and arnica cream for pain, but the Valtrex caused too many side effects. I bought a digital Ultra zapper and it is the only thing keeping the outbreaks at bay without using Valtrex. This is only my second day using it, but I am impressed. I am using it in the morning and at night. It takes about an hour and a half for it to go through the recommended series of frequencies. I am hoping to get rid of herpes completely. Good luck to you.