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Can Herpes Lead To Hiv

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Does gential herpes lead to HIV?

9 months ago I found out that I had contracted gential herpes from my boyfriend who gave it to me from oral sex and cold sores in his mouth. I have received proper care from my physician, however since that time I have had 3 upper repiratory...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Genital herpes is unrelated to HIV; if you are concerned about HIV infection you should ask your physician for a hIV test or use an anonymous HIV test site to obtain a test and put your mind at ease; JLS.... Read more »

Herpes and HIV (Recurrent Herpes Outbreaks)

I contracted herpes approx. 4-5 months ago and I've had recurrent outbreaks ever since. They... Read more »

Does stress lead to CD4 count growth sometimes? just asking please tell me yes!!

I was diagnosed HIV positive in 1992, February. I started HAART's in August 2005 with a CD4... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: The Herpes-HIV Connection; McMaster University Professor Leads AIDS Conference Panel Exploring Risk Factors

On Wednesday at the 16th International AIDS Conference, scientists gathered for a session led by a McMaster University researcher to examine the role of mucous immunity in the fight against AIDS. Dr. Ken Rosenthal, head of the viral vaccines... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

GMHC Leads Call to Action on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day During Women's History Month

New York, N.Y. -- GMHC plans a series of "call to action" events during the month of March (Women's History Month), in response to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report that the HIV/AIDS epidemic is increasingly affecting women. Included in... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Cancers, Liver Failure and Other Problems Now Leading Causes of Death in Swiss HIV Study

The hallmark of AIDS is an array of life-threatening infections and cancers. Fortunately, with the arrival of potent combination anti-HIV therapy (commonly called ART or HAART) in most high-income countries in 1996, deaths due to AIDS-related causes... 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 Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact... Read more »
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Another ANON posting that HIV doesn't lead to AIDS

Posted by still_here, 1 Reply
check out the posting in "Living" subject: Viruses. Read more »

Herpes

Posted by Tacora, 1 Reply
it has been 5 weeks from my possible exposure to hiv and other std's after having protected sex with 3 prostitutes. I received unprotected fellatio from two of the girls and thus i fear i may have exposed myself to std's. Today i developed a very... Read more »

herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have had herpes of the mouth since i was a pre teen about once every two years. Not with hiv, my outbreaks are happening sooner, does anyboyd know if there is a relation? Read more »