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Dealing With Herpes When You Are Hiv Positive

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Infants Born to HIV-Positive Women With Herpes More Likely to Contract HIV, Study Says

Infants born to HIV-positive women diagnosed with genital herpes during pregnancy are more likely to contract HIV, according to a study published in the December 2005 issue of the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology , Reuters reports. Katherine... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Herpes Zoster Vaccine Safe and Effective in HIV-Positive People

Encouraging results were presented from the ACTG A5247 study on the use of two doses of a live varicella zoster virus (VZV) vaccine (Zostavax, Merck) in almost 400 HIV positive people who were VZV positive or who had herpes zoster (HZ)/shingles... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) Seroprevalence at the Time of HIV-1 Diagnosis and Seroincidence After HIV-1 Diagnosis in an Ethnically Diverse Cohort of HIV-1-Infected Persons

Researchers in the current study sought to determine herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) seroprevalence at HIV-1 diagnosis and seroincidence one year or more after HIV diagnosis. HSV type-specific antibodies were detected using enzyme immunoassay in... Read more »
Ask the Experts

hiv positive w/ herpes in chest

Last May I started having problems eating. I would get horrible chest pains. It got to the point where I couldn't even drink water. I was put in the hospital and then they found out that I have herpes in my chest. It's not in my mouth or...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
It sounds like you have had herpes in your esophagus, the swallowing tube that runs through your chest to your stomach. It is not common, but not rare, to have it show up only in the esophagus, and I know that it is very painful and debilitating. As... Read more »

False oral positives in presence of oral herpes

Is there interaction that could cause a false positive oral test for HIV if the subject has active oral herpes?What are the percentage of false positives in general for oral HIV tests?...
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
Very good question, but unlikely given the molecular sequence differences between the viruses. False positive rates for this test are probably less than 1 in 1000.MH... Read more »

hsv 2 positive hiv false positive (SENSITIVITY VERSUS SPECIFICITY, 2011)

I was diagnosed with hsv 2 in April, my IgG was 1.84 & my IgM was 1.48. I was tested back in February for HIV 1/2 & i received notification that it was negative. When i was at the doctors yesterday, come to find out the 1st test came back...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.A reactive HIV-antibody screening test (ELISA, EIA, rapid test, etc.) coupled with a negative confirmatory Western Blot is considered a negative HIV test.There are many potential causes for a false-positive HIV-antibody screening test. These... Read more »

false positive HIV result

Hiin February, I got genital herpes. All along I thought I was infected by HSV-2 and Valtrex worked for me fine when there was a outbreak. Last week, I got a blood test and tested HIV+, but I didn't tell the doctor that I got genital...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Unfortunately, neither the presence of genital herpes nor the use of the treatment for it would produce a false positive result for HIV antibodies.... Read more »
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