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Common Herpes Symptoms

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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact Sheet 509 ), herpes simplex causes painful skin eruptions. Itching and tingling are usually the first signs, followed by a blister that breaks open. The infection stays dormant in nerve cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs....
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Common Symptoms

Shannon, What are the common symptoms of HIV/AIDS?Last time i had a Painful Ball like in my jaw. I think it is Swollen, it is possible that my swollen jaw a sign of HIV?Then a Single Canker Sore on my Lips. HIV sign/symptoms or Not? please Shannon,...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiEveryone experiences symptoms differently some very intense and need hospitalization and others have no idea that they have been infected. So it is hard to say what are the exact signs and symptoms of HIVIf the canker sore happened at the same... Read more »

Common ARS Symptoms?

Dear Doc,Is a mild sore throat and fatigue with no other symptoms 11 days after a moderate risk exposure consistent with your experience on primary hiv infection? Thanks,Denny...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
These are very nonspecific and could be the results of many kinds of infections.... Read more »

HIV most common and assured symptoms

Dear Doctor ShannonGood day...First of all I would like to thank you for this great job in helping people, I wish all the success.I am a male with 37 years old.Three weeks ago I experienced oral sex with a female and this ended up in ejaculation in...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiWe know that oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission whether the giver or the receiver has HIV. If this was your only experience than rest easy you do not have HIV from this experience.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

Common cold symptom

Caro Dottore,i hope that you will read and answer my question. On a business trip abroad I went with a sex worker and i used a condom. When i pulled out i saw that it was only half covering my penis. I believe that i protected myself. Three to four...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Caro paesano,No, you are not stupid. You just need a better fitting condom next time.I'm assuming the half of your penis that was covered was the head and halfway down as opposed to the head peaking through a broken condom. Correct? If so, no... Read more »
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initial symptoms of hiv - most common symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »

Common questions/concerns about HIV/AIDS please read

Posted by kbuddy77, 1 Reply

Questions and Answers about HIV
1. What is HIV? What is AIDS?
2. Who can get HIV?
3. What are the ways in which HIV can be spread from one person to another?
4. Can I get HIV from oral sex?
5. How long does HIV live outside the body?
6. Can having another... Read more »

What are common symptoms of serconversion?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
When someone is seroconvering , what are the typical symptoms? tiredness? vomiting? nausea? diarrhea? Do you feel like your body is going crazy on you? 1000 different pains here and there or ??????? Any input from the Pro's would be appreciated..... Read more »

how common it is to have ARS symptoms past 4 weeks

Posted by scared77, 2 Replies
Is it common to experience ARS symptoms past 4 weeks?

let's say a 5weeks is it common to have dizziness, slight headaches, swollen glands as if you were ceroconverting? Read more »