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Does Herpes Show Up On Hiv Tests?

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herpes and hiv test

Would an active herpes outbreak at the time of hiv testing have any effect on the result? Thank you
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
Probably not. Read more »

herpes and hiv test

I have genital herpes and have over the years from time to time had a rash on my left wrist that I... Read more »

Will Herpes test detect HIV?

Doctor Bob,I have had a genital swab test done for Herpes. The test being done is a PCR... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Psychosocial Impact of Serological Herpes Simplex Type 2 Testing in an Urban HIV Clinic

... The authors conducted a prospective study of the psychosocial response to a new serological herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) diagnosis in patients receiving care at an urban HIV clinic. At entry, patients' sera were tested Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...die faster than men. But if they get tested and treated, they live as long as men. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV infection. Ulcers in the vagina, persistent yeast... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...be infected with an OI, and "test positive" for it, even though you don't have the disease. For example, almost everyone with HIV tests positive for Cytomegalovirus (CMV). But it is very rare for CMV disease to develop unless the CD4 cell count... Read more »
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Herpes and HIV Testing - DJ, Chiquilla

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...NEG on 14 day Elisa, 28 day PCR/Elisa, 6 and 8 week Elisa. On the 8th week I learn I have herpes. Do I need to continue with HIV testing or is 8 weeks finr. Everuone keep ssaying herpes give clear path for HIV - Imnot sure what that means. ANu... Read more »

Co-infection Herpes and HIV

Posted by tphk, 1 Reply
...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 only in two weeks. This happenned 12 days ago. What should I do?... Read more »

Can HIV antibodies cross react in a herpes test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi folks, I am wondering if HIV antibodies can be mistakenly be picked up by HSV-2 IgG ELISA. This may cause false positive for HSV-2. ELISA (even for HSV-2) being a more sensitive test as compared to specific has been always known to throw in false... Read more »

oh god i fucked up

Posted by ilovefishin, 4 Replies
Please help me My exposure is i licked a girl in her anus and vagina .2 weeks later i had a fever and rash in my anus and penis area. i am married and i had sex with the wife and she got the same thing i am really scared and now... Read more »