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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...CD4+ cell counts. Also, they have become very uncommon since the introduction of more effective antiretroviral treatments in the 1990s. HSV and HIV HSV is not one of the infections that are part of the official diagnosis of AIDS. However, people infected with both HIV and HSV are likely to have more frequent outbreaks of herpes. These outbreaks can be more serious, and last longer than for people without HIV. Herpes sores provide a way...
Ask the Experts

Herpes Screening and HIV Risks

Hi Doctor Bob,I recently went to a campus health clinic, my personal physician, and Planned Parenthood to ask for a herpes blood test. All three places did not recommend a herpes test because they wouldn't do anything for treatment in the absence of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV transmission prevention remains exactly the same. Condoms. Condoms. Condoms. The situation changes if you have an active herpetic outbreak. In that case the risk of HIV transmission would be increased as it would with any STD that causes... Read more »

Can Hiv be present in Herpes?

I had sexual intercourse with a friend. If he was both HIV and Herpes positive, we used a condom, and considering the condom blocked the HIV, but i got herpes, can the herpes give me HIV?I'm worried. Please answer soon. Thanks so much
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
...Please see a doc about this. Of course you have some risk. Although Herpes does transmit more easily than HIV, you could have acquired both. I suggest that you get tested now and in a few weeks. Be more careful in the future.Be well. Read more »

HIV, herpes, Hep C

I am dating a guy who had hep C. I have herpes; I contracted it on my behind. The meds have controlled it, and I did not transmit it to a previous companion during the years that we were together. I am about to reveal my herpes status to my new...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...through sexual transmission. This is usually associated with traumatic sex or with other ulcerative STDs. The risk is zero with condoms. Read more »

HIV & Condoms

Last evening a friend told me he heard that HIV is smaller than the smallest pores in condoms and that the virus can pass through condom membranes. Have you heard this or is it just another rumor?Thanks in advance.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...around for some time -- but it is not accurate information. In laboratory studies, latex condoms prevent the transmission of HIV and other STD organisms. The pores are smaller than sperm and viruses and bacteria that cause STDs. Condoms are... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms Offer Partial Protection Against Herpes

...Hospital Research Institute and the University of Washington-Seattle. Though condoms' effectiveness in stopping the spread of HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and others STDs is well-established, Martin and colleagues noted that research has found... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Fact Sheet in Brief

...Consistent and correct use of latex condoms is highly effective in preventing sexual transmission of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Other STDs and Associated Conditions Consistent and correct use of latex condoms reduces the risk for many... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms and STDs: Fact Sheet for Public Health Personnel

... Introduction Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Including HIV Infection HIV, the Virus That Causes AIDS Other Diseases Transmitted by Genital Secretions, Including Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Trichomoniasis Genital Ulcer Diseases Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...is recognized and treated early. Genital herpes, like other genital diseases that cause sores, is important in the spread of HIV infection. A person infected with herpes may have a greater risk of getting HIV. This may be due to the open sores... Read more »
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If I have herpes and wear a condom ?

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
...It has been written taht males who have herpes and have sex with hiv+ individuals are at great risk. Are they at great risk if they wear a condom? The studies I read said herpes transmission is Read more »

Co-infection Herpes and HIV

Posted by tphk, 1 Reply
...infection). I have a lesion on the scrotum. For it looks I was not protected enough, is it possible that I am also infected by HIV? I went to the hospital to get the confirmation it is herpes and a test for HIV but the results will be available... Read more »

hiv,condoms,std's...ect

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...First question, should you have your partner tested for Hiv even though you are going to use condoms? Can a Std as Herpes be transmitted even if a condom is on and there are no sores present? Read more »

wondering the risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...protected? meaning his penis is covered but the sore is not coverable by condom. i know i can get herpes from this but can i get hiv from the herpes sore, like if there is blood or something on the sore? or is it only the other way around,... Read more »