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Having Herpes And Receiving Oral Can Lead To Hiv

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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...
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Herpes, Betrayal, Cervix Mysterys, and HIV risk--Oh my!!!

Hey Bob, I'm actually writing to you, or at least I know of you, since I'm an Oberlin Alum myself (we even met briefly!). I'm writing to ask you a bit about my risks of HIV transmission, and to get some clarity about some of the stats out there. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of an old infection or a new HSV-2 or HSV-1 lesion or it could have been an ulcerative lesion caused by something other than herpes. Your scumbag ex-boy-toy had HSV-1 by history; he may also have had HSV-2. We have no way of knowing and now it's... Read more »

My thanks to you Dr. Bob! (HERPES, 2010)

Hello Dr, BobI came on here to ask you a question and doing so I had to re-write my post because I realized how remarkable you truly are Dr. Bob. As I was writing it hit me, you have been helping people on here for years! It is truly remarkable that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...antiretroviral treatments in the 1990s.HSV and HIVHSV 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... Read more »

Does gential herpes lead to HIV?

9 months ago I found out that I had contracted gential herpes from my boyfriend who gave it to me from oral sex and cold sores in his mouth. I have received proper care from my physician, however since that time I have had 3 upper repiratory...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Genital herpes is unrelated to HIV; if you are concerned about HIV infection you should ask your physician for a hIV test or use an anonymous Read more »

$200 Donation For This Simple Question (HERPES SIMPLEX, 2009)

Hi Dr Bob, Scott from CA. Umm... how do I start.? Ok here goes.I've a gf for about 6 months now. Before we engage in any kind of unprotected sex, we both had HIV and STDs test about 3 weeks after being together and all came back NEGATIVE. She told...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV.I'm delighted you are such a loyal fan and that you'll be making a tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). Your one gift will touch many lives in desperate need and it will earn you... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

... Can Shingles Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Shingles? Shingles is a very painful disease caused by the same herpes virus that causes chicken pox (varicella zoster virus). Like other herpes viruses, the varicella-zoster virus has... 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 »
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 »
The Well Project

Cancers

...cancer. Due to immune suppression, HIV-positive people are more vulnerable to several kinds of cancer, three of which lead to an AIDS diagnosis: Kaposi's sarcoma, certain types of lymphoma, and cervical cancer. Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) KS was... Read more »
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worried I've got HIV after oral without

Posted by anonymouslad, 6 Replies
...feeling mildly sick is getting me very worried I'm one of the tiny tiny percent of people who've been unlucky enough to get HIV through unprotected. Do these symptoms(in particular the severe band and neck pains) sound like I could have possibly... Read more »

Really Worried

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...of my lips that increased in size and crusted/peeled over eventually after a few days. I took Valtrex at day nine. Was this herpes? The next evening (day 10) I developed lower back pain that lasted a couple of days. I developed a sinus infection... Read more »

Late conversion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Dear guy, here is my situation. I just test 17 weeks hiv -ve. However, the chlamydia and herpes 1&2 all turn positive. The result of my 3 months test are -ve chlamydia and positive herpes 1. Hiv also -ve in 3 months. My doctor Read more »

herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have had herpes of the mouth since i was a pre teen about once every two years. Not with hiv, my outbreaks are happening sooner, does anyboyd Read more »