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Can Aciclovir Help With HIV

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Ask the Experts

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 »

Aciclovir 800mg and Paracetamol

Can I take paracetamol while taking Aciclovir 800mg?thankyou Read more »
Articles
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 »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

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 »

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 »