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Does Herpes Disease May It Easy To Get Hiv

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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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Ruling out HIV is Easy

Dear Dr. Robert:This is Antonio. I have made a final decision. This will be my lastt post to you. Please don't get me wrong , I admire your spirit and I love what you do for people. You are kind , humerous, compasionate and to many of us a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Antonio!Congratulations on putting your fears where they belong - behind you! I'm delighted you now realize that "fear" and not HIV was the problem. I also hope that the "higher powers" hear your evening prayers!Stay... Read more »

Follow-up: Easy to know HIV infection from symptoms if you know whats going on & what to look for!

Hi.Dr.Bob;Hope you are doing good.Just a quick comment, i have since infection 12 weeks ago, actually, physically felt rapid viral replication in my blood (via pathogenic irriation, whether or not you believe in it), followed by infection spreading...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello K,You have a very vivid and overactive imagination. Have you considered a career as a science fiction writer?Dr. BobFollow up: Not Psycosomatic, Just trying to save my life. I somehow had accidental exposure for sure.. Nov 2, 2010Hi... Read more »

The only questions you answer are easy ones....

Why dont you ever answer questions that pertain to real risk and real testing questions regarding HIV-2 and Group O virus's.You are so confident to say that someone has a reliable to test result at 3 months, but don't even know what their...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I have discussed HIV-2 and Group O viruses several times in this forum. Perhaps you were too busy repeatedly sending in your "easy question" to notice. Yes, yours too, my dear, is an "easy question," which I have answered... Read more »

How easy to catch/infect through oral sex (again...)

Hi, I'm HIV+ with a very inactive sex life - on the rare occasion I do bed someone, I always wear a condom during anal sex. A couple of weeks ago was one of those rare occasions and what happens? I get chlamydia... presumably as a result of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You don't have to be "confused;" just read the archives. I've covered this topic many times before. Some STDs are easy to get from all types of oral sex getting or giving. These include STDs that cause sores or blisters, like... Read more »
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Can someone help? easy my mind

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Could someone please help me? Back in the summer my wife and I split up. During that time I explored my sexuality and was with another male. Several time during the summer. Of which 3 times was unprotected 2 of which we stopped and he used... Read more »

Worries Free - Not easy to Catch HIV

Posted by VENT
Lads & CHats,
It has been quite sometime since my last post on this bullentin. I think Jackie_Blue still remember me & all Folks like Guess, Shane, Oooppps had once stick with this poster for all the warm greeting & words from this... Read more »

how easy does it spread

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a girl about 4 years ago, and the sex lasted only 2 minutes(i know I am sad, I was drunk). Lets say if she is affected with HIV, what is the % I will get the HIV from her.

THanks for the help.


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Is easy bruising a symptom of acute hiv?

Posted by xrayvison, 4 Replies
I just seems like im noticing one thing after the next. I am freaked out. I tested negative a few days ago and my last encounter with someone of unknown hiv status was in march. please help Read more »