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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...by a laboratory test called a culture. A culture is done when your health care provider uses a swab to get and study material from a suspected herpes sore. You may still have genital herpes, however, even if your culture is negative (which means it does not show HSV). A blood test called type-specific test can tell whether you are infected with HSV-1 or HSV-2. The type-specific test results plus the location of the sores will help your...
Ask the Experts

HIV and herpes

I had unprotected sex in 2000 with a unsafe person,then I was tested HIV negative and HSV-2(herpes)positive. Since then I have tested negative for HIV. Is it possible to be HSV-2 positive and HIV negative from the same exposure if the partner was...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...This is absolutely possible. HSV-2 is much more easy to trnamit than HIV, so I would actually expect to see a number of people who weer exposed to both viruses at the same time, and only acquired the Read more »

hiv and herpes and hpv

Hi Keith, l recently tested positive to hiv and l also have herpes and hpv for over 10 years, would the combination of herpes and hpv limit my life span now l have hiv ??? l am 38 years old with a 460 cd count and 15,000 viral load...thank you for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...most patients with HIV both herpes simplex and HPV are common co-infections that can usually be managed and generally would not negatively impact the good prognosis seen with properly treated HIV infection. KH Read more »

Herpes simplex type I and HIV

Hello Doctor,Is Herpes simplex Type I a symptom for HIV ? Can it appears after three months of exposure and I have been tested negative after 18 weeks?Does too much of stress cause Herpetic infection recur?Thanks
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...Herpes Simplex Type I infections are seen in association with HIV infection, but by themselves are not a sign nor a symptom of seroconversion. Stress has been identified as a factor in recurrent Read more »

HIV and Herpes piggyback?

I had unprotected vaginal sex in January. Within 5 days I had genital ulcers, muscle pain in legs and extreme fatigue. A culture revealed a positive Herpes outbreak. It lasted about 3 weeks. My partner described same symptoms and was diagnosed as...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...A negative test 8 weeks after exposure should be very reassuring. The vast majority of people will convert their serology within 3 months Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Transmission of Herpes Simplex Virus Types 1 and 2 in a Prospective Cohort of HIV-Negative Gay Men: The Health in Men Study

...researchers examined the risk factors for prevalent and incident HSV-1 and HSV-2 infections in a community-based cohort of 1,427 HIV-negative gay men in Australia. At baseline, HSV-1 and -2 prevalences were, respectively, 75 percent and 23... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more serious conditions such as pelvic... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Treating Genital Herpes Does Not Reduce Risk of HIV, Study Says

...659 female workers ages 16 to 35 at recreational facilities in Tanzania (Fox, Reuters, 3/12). All the participants were HIV-negative and HSV-2-positive at the start of the study. Some of the women were given two daily pills of acyclovir, a drug... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

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

...microscopic breaks in the skin that occur during sex." The research team took biopsies of genital skin tissue from eight HIV-negative men and women who were infected with HSV-2. These biopsies were taken at multiple time points: when the... Read more »
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Herpes=HIV??!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...sensation at the corner of my mouth. (on the outside). I keep thinking "crap...I probably got herpes now too"....(I did test negative for HIV right around the 6 week mark so just holding my breath till I get to 12 weeks).....but I just have this... Read more »

got herpes and HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
..."flu". no diarhea or swollen lymph nodes, but I had other symptoms. So I went and got tested the week after (week 4) and tested negative. I know that is kind of early to test but I felt ok afterwards. But now, week 7 I have been running a... Read more »

herpes and window period

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I JUST BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH HERPES AND I HAVE 2 NEGATIVE ELISAS AT 3AND 8 WEEKS AFTER INCIDENT SEX WITH PRO PART PROTECTED BUT CONDOM FAILED. SO I HAD ALL THE SYMPTOMS. CAN HERPES POSPONE Read more »

im not sure

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...bumps,swollen glands in neck and groin plus bumps with pus, than weird stools i was tested for gonnorhea, syphillis, herpes all negative than hiv four months later could it be something else another std?? Read more »