genital herpes = HIV ???????????
Aug 30, 2013
dear sir i wanna know does genital herpes means u have HIV/AIDS. I also have a herpes on my penis too!!!!! please help me find the solution for that!!!!thanx in advance sir!!!!!!!!!
Response from Dr. Young
Hi and thanks for posting.
Genital herpes (herpes simplex virus, HSV) is very common in the general population. Having HSV does not mean that you have HIV, however having genital HSV means that you've been exposed to a sexually transmitted infection, and I'd recommend having HIV testing as part of your routine health care.
Be well, BY
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