I Have Herpes Does That Mean I Have Hiv
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University of British ColumbiaYou are right to say that some people who are severely immunosuppressed (as you may be) can have a false negative HIV antibody test. In that setting, the best test to determine infection becomes a PCR test, or some other antigen detection assay.... Read more »
Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineHaving a herpes infection does not mean you are HIV infected. In fact most people infected with herpes are not HIV infected. However, studies have shown that people with herpes have a higher risk of being HIV infected since both viruses are sexually... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramFaith,Thank you for your question. It is unlikely that your frequent herpes outbreaks are HIV related. This is because:1) There is no evidence thus far, that you are infected with HIV.2) Recurrent herpes outbreaks associated with HIV do not... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI have tested NEG on 14 day Elisa, 28 day PCR/Elisa,
6 and 8 week Elisa. On the 8th week I learn I have herpes.
Do I need to continue with HIV testing or is 8 weeks finr.
Everuone keep ssaying herpes give clear path for HIV - Imnot sure what that means. Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI read that people with HIV have more Herpes outbreaks.
I've never had herpes that I know of. Ever. No blisters...anywhere....ever.
Im still paranoid about HIV and now I have this kinda burning/stinging sensation at the corner of my mouth. (on the... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi there,
I am new to this forum but have been on a few other similar forums recently.
I had vaginal sex with a sex worker on jan 16 2004, for the firts time and the condom broke.
Since then i tested out to 21 weeks which came back negative, using the... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI have read somewhere that if you have herpes and you have reoccuring breakouts that can be an indication of HIV. Is there any truth to this? Read more »
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