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Contracting KSHV
Jan 7, 2000

I am HIV+ and someone I am very attracted to has KSHV, how easily is it to contract this from him? Should I be more carefull than usual? Is there a time that he is more contageous than others, like regular herpes? Is all this concern for nothing?

Response from Dr. Feinberg

I don't know how he is certain he has KSHV, since there are no routine tests for it (although there are research tests). No one knows how easy it is to contract. I suggest you practice safe sex and not get hung up about it.


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