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Herpes In Hiv Patients

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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
...For most patients with HIV both herpes simplex and HPV are common co-infections that can usually be managed and generally would not negatively Read more »

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... Read more »

Herpes and HIV Transmission Revisited

Dear Dr. Bob: I sent a version of this following query to you a couple weeks ago, but no reply from... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Herpes Drug That Lowers HIV Virus in Patients' Blood Does Not Reduce Transmission Rates, Study Finds

... "Treating herpes in people who are also infected with HIV does not reduce the chances that they will pass on the AIDS virus," according to a study published last week in the New England Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Treatment May Help HIV Patients: Study

...the Dallas-based University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, said the study would change the way he treats co-infected patients. "I'll be more aggressive in treating their herpes and keep them on the valacyclovir for a long time," said... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Seroprevalence and Risk Factors for Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in a Population of HIV-Infected Patients in Canada

...The researchers in the current study set out to determine the seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus (HSV) in a population of HIV-positive patients in Canada. The study participants were HIV patients attending five infectious-disease clinics for... 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

...from eight HIV-negative men and women who were infected with HSV-2. These biopsies were taken at multiple time points: when the patients had genital herpes sores and breaks in the skin, when these lesions had healed, and at two, four and eight... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV and Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi. I've just been diagnosed with both HIV and Herpes, however, my mind is in whirl and I can barely remeber anything my Doctor said to me other than starting treatment Read more »

condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...since. I have not had any obvious genital break out but my herpes-2 blood test came back positive. Moreover, I am worried about HIV. I have had a HIV DNA PCR at 2 months and two 3rd generation ELISA's at 11.5 weeks and 12 weeks respectively. ... Read more »

KS quotation, Dr Dezube

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...spread by kissing. If you get infected by the KS virus, this does NOT mean that you will develop KS. Only a small percentage of patients who get the KS virus, actually develop KS. From what you are describing, I believe your risk for developing... Read more »

Living with HIV and Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hey I want to hear from anyone thats living with HIV and Herpes how they have coped with the 2 and whether there is any link to Herpes increasing the rapid progression of HIV? Read more »