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Aciclovir And Hiv

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Does Aciclovir cause drug resistance to A-tripla medication taken for HIV treatment?

I took 5 tablets of Aciclovir for 5 days and since then have no outbreak of herpes in my genitals. Does it means it is cured or do i still have herpes?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Since acyclovir has no activity against HIV, there's no reason why taking acyclovir would have any effect on the development of HIV drug resistance (including, but not limited Read more »

Herpes and HIV Transmission Revisited

Dear Dr. Bob: I sent a version of this following query to you a couple weeks ago, but no reply from... Read more »


estoy de 22 semanas estuve con aciclovil x 15 dias x una hice el analisis del hiv... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Learn Why Even Treated Genital Herpes Sores Boost the Risk of HIV Infection

...conducive to HIV infection, explaining why STIs in general are a risk factor for acquiring HIV. For more information about HIV/AIDS research, visit the NIAID HIV/AIDS portal , and for more information about HSV-2 research, go to NIAID's ... Read more »
The Body PRO

Biomedical HIV Prevention, Including Microbicides, Vaccines, Circumcision and PrEP

...Biomedical prevention, including microbicides, vaccines, circumcision and PrEP. In: Program and abstracts of the 5th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention; July 19-22, 2009; Cape Town, South Africa.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Treating Genital Herpes Does Not Reduce Risk of HIV, Study Finds

...participants were HIV-negative and HSV-2-positive at the start of the study. The researchers enrolled participants who had similar HIV/AIDS risk levels, and the participants were questioned monthly about risky sexual behavior with recent... Read more »
International AIDS Society

New Research From IAS 2009 for people with HIV. Disbursing HIV Funds Proves Problematic in Lesotho Only one-fifth of a November 2006 Global Fund HIV/AIDS grant of $40 million got spent in Lesotho by February 2009, according to a study by a global health initiatives... Read more »
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Riesgo de contagio al tener herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...valaciclovir con buenos resultados temporales. En algunos articulos de internet he ledo que tener herpes "favorece" la infeccin por HIV, como es que lo favorece? Sin tener un brote, son las mismas "facilidades" para la entrada del virus hiv?... Read more »

Esperando un Elisa (dos semanas)

Posted by Quintino2008, 2 Replies
...Hola, buena gente, soy de la ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, y ac estoy con temores esperando un anlisis de HIV como muchas de las personas que escriben a diario en este maravilloso foro. Mi historia es la siguiente: En diciembre de 2006 Read more »

de nuevo mucho miedo y dolor-

Posted by LUISFVA, 2 Replies
...culpa pense que la habia contagiado. a la semana me hice un elisa d ecuarta generacion y salio negativo tanto en Anto cuerpos HIV - 1 y 2, Pero con el estres ya no podia y me entere que podia hacer un PCR, me hice a los 48 dias un pcr vih... Read more »

a grateful post

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...six months or so, and read a ton on this site, I wanted to say thank you to all of you who post, and who reply. My love is HIV+, six months ago his vl was >750000, his cd4 was 28. He had acyclovir resistant shingles, was begining to get ks... Read more »