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Can Herpes Kill You

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COULD I BE HIV POSITIVE (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2011)

Hello Doc, I am really worried. I had unprotected sex (on 14 Feb 2010) with my ex-girl. We broke up and 8 months later she was tested positive for hiv (12 Oct 2010). She told me this recently about her status and that I should take a test too...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...better to know than not know. (See below.)Good luck.Dr. BobScared to go to the doctor or get tested (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)Dec 7, 2010Dr Bop please, please, please I need your... Read more »

Risk of HIV through Oral Sex When Herpes is present and contracted

Dear Dr. Bob--About 7 years ago, you helped me through the only other HIV scare I've ever had... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes May Raise Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds

...the National Cancer Institute (2002;94:1604-1613). Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the major cause of cervical cancer, which killed an estimated 4,400 women in the United States last year. Scientists have long suspected that other STDs could add... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

... What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Read more »
The Well Project

What Are Opportunistic Infections?

...over CD4 cells and turns them into virus factories that produce thousands of viral copies. As the virus grows, it damages or kills CD4 cells, weakening the immune system. When the immune system loses too many CD4 cells, you are less able to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Activists: "Let's Talk About Sex, It's Killing Us"

...a lot of people are reluctant and embarrassed about discussing AIDS?" The 3rd annual HIV/AIDS Health Summit, titled "What's Killing Us?", was sponsored by B.A.S.I.A (Brothers and Sisters in Action). More than 100 health professionals and persons... Read more »
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AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses

Posted by new2this2010
...AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses Enlists Merck Cancer Medicine http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-09-02/aids-cure-quest-to-kill-sleeping-viruses-enlists-merck-cancer-medicine.html Read more »

i cant take this any longer..my anxiety is killing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i have all kinds of symptoms of hiv but not ars........if i was exposed to ARS a year ago would symptoms of the infection start only less than a year from when i got infected? im so lost...please any response is helpful! Read more »

Herpes-HIV Connection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...mouth had been bleeding when we started. Anyway, one week after this otherwise insignificant encounter, I developed a herpes outbreak in the corner of my bottom lip. I am pretty sure I already carried the Herpes virus, because I have had... Read more »

Hiv, Herpes or nothing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unknown person almost 18 months ago. I thought at the time I might have contracted HIve from this. Well 5 month test pretty much killed my anxiety. Well the other night after having sex, about 2 days later I began to get an intense itching... Read more »