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Healing Sores And Hiv

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NEW RESEARCH ON HIV and HERPES - NO NEED FOR OPEN SORES FOR TRANSMISSION???

Dear Dr. Bob: You have been extremely helpful to me over the years and I have donated to support the great work you are doing. I have been somewhat satisfied with being sexually active with women using a condom correctly every time based on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...patients had genital herpes sores and breaks in the skin, when these lesions had healed, and at two, four and eight weeks after healing. The researchers also took biopsies from four of the patients when herpes lesions reappeared and the patients... Read more »

Canker Sores and HIV Infection

I'm at the end of my rope! I've been HIV+ for 5 1/2 years, and have always have very good numbers.... Read more »

sores

I am an HIV Patient 14 yrs now, and for the past year and a halh I have had these sores on my arms... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Learn Why Even Treated Genital Herpes Sores Boost the Risk of HIV Infection

...(HSV-2), which causes genital herpes, increases the risk for HIV infection even after successful treatment heals the genital skin sores and breaks that often result from HSV-2. Scientists have uncovered details of an immune-cell environment... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...germs or repairs damaged tissue. A simple example of it is the redness, swelling and soreness that emerges around a cut as it's healing. For your immune system to repair the damage and clear any infection that's present, cells and fluids are... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...abnormal discharge from the anus, bleeding from the rectum and anus, anal itching, pain or pressure around the anus, and anal sores that do not heal. 5 Cancer of the anus, like that of the cervix, develops slowly, beginning with minor cell... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...sore at the site of sexual contact. This sore usually disappears after 2-6 weeks. Within one week to six months after the sore heals, symptoms of secondary syphilis may occur. These symptoms include swollen lymph glands, a rash especially... Read more »
Connect With Others

Herpes? Do I have AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...symptoms. A sore (like little blisters) appeared on the inside of my thigh and was really painful, it is now a open sore but slowly healing. I am really afraid of what this means. I have been abstinent since my diagnosis and have been suffering... Read more »

Higly Unlikely!

Posted by T_BOOGIE, 1 Reply
...we did was mess around, and nothin else. ya know the basics. Well I had my nipple pierced and it takes a lomg time for it to heal. In the Begining of Nov 07 was the last time we messed and he was sucking on it, which i dont believe that it was... Read more »

Scared and Worried: Possible HIV Exposure

Posted by kindahypertonic, 1 Reply
...tired and was sensitive to being outside in the sun. Two days afterwards, I had a soar throat and became sick. I had two canker sores on my tongue as well. After another three days, I healed and was back on my feet. Is this a sign of having been... Read more »

Oral, ulcer

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Help! I had unprotected oral sex (receptive) with a man. I had some ulcers on my palate...that I thought were healed. When I got home I brushed them really hard to see if they would bleed and they did after I really irritated them. The blood Read more »