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Contracted Hepatitis From Herpes

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contractin hepatitis & herpes

I contracted herpes & hepatitis from the same person, i think. Does contracting herpes increase the chance of contracting hepatitis? In other waords, could i have contracted hepatitis from the herpes lesion at the time of contact? i don't know of...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There isn't a lot of information on whether herpes can increase your risk of getting hepatitis viruses. We do know that sexual transmission of hepatitis C can occur although it 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 »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Reduces Men's Risk of Contracting HPV, Herpes, Study Says

... Male circumcision can reduce a man's risk of contracting the sexually transmitted infections human papillomavirus and herpes, according to a study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine , the Wall Street Journal reports.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High Hepatitis C Rates in San Francisco Bay Area; University of California Study Finds Possible Links to Herpes, Cocaine Use

...study. In addition to the high infection rates among poor women ages 18 to 29, the researchers found a possible connection to herpes and non-injection drug use, namely cocaine snorting. Herpes produces a sore that may be the "portal of entry" for... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...increase a person's risk of becoming infected with HIV, whether the STD causes open sores or breaks in the skin (e.g., syphilis, herpes, chancroid) or does not cause breaks in the skin (e.g., chlamydia, gonorrhea). If the STD infection causes... Read more »
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HIV contraction possible in this scenario?

Posted by Melissa_Rowan, 1 Reply
I have a question. I noticed I had some blood looking spots on my sleeve, after I wiped my nose with my shirt , my nose in which was sore and raw from a cold. Theoretically if the blood on my shirt was from an HIV+ person and I did wipe my sore and... Read more »

help gman

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi gman you helped me a couple years ago and i need you again.Just had unprotected sex with a woman 8weeks ago,had sore throat ,muscle aches in biceps,got balanatis ,that keeps comming back and nausia about 3 weeks after exposure,now its been 8... Read more »

Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...penis is mainly a "one-way valve", as she put it. My tests for chlamydia and gonnohrea came out clean; although I do carry Hepatitis B (passed down from my mother). I took my 6-week test last week, and am waiting for the results. Can I get... Read more »

Best friend just found out HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...happening inside his body? On top of that, he was infected with hepatitis about 6 months ago (has been cleared since then), he has herpes, and possibly syphillis. All of this can not be good for his body. I just don't know what to do to help... Read more »