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Does coconut oil works

Aug 5, 2002

Hello Dr. lee i'm a 33/m poz 2yrs 5mths Seb again. Does coconot oil really reduces viral load. It is said the luric acid destroys the virus coating thus rendering it harmless. is this true. I need to know becuase i am using it. in my country there is no viral or cd4 test available. pls advise. Thanks

Response from Dr. Young

I'm not aware of any clinical data on the benefits of coconut oil in persons with HIV. Sorry. -BY

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