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Herpes Lesion Or Hiv Lesion

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PEP - ARS symptoms genital lesions?

Dear Dr Frascino,First of all thank you for the site and the wonderful work that you do here. It is an amazing resource.I have been unable to find a similar case in the archives and would be very grateful for your comments on my situation. I had a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...unlikely.2.Symptoms related to ARS are extremely variable from case to case.3.No.4.Sorry, without being able to examine the "unusual lesions," I really can't offer a differential diagnosis. However, I can advise it is not KS, due to the timeframe... Read more »

Will my Kaposi Sarcoma lesions go away after treatment?

Hello:I was diagnosed with KS approx 2 years ago. After that I underwent weekly chemotherapy for... Read more »

hiv and hpv skin lesions

i wld like to know if there is any link between the warts my grandson has and hiv infection of his... 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

...uncovered details of an immune-cell environment conducive to HIV infection that persists at the location of HSV-2 genital skin lesions long after they have been treated with oral doses of the drug acyclovir and have healed and the skin appears... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...8 men with KS for each woman. It is one of the most visible signs of AIDS, because it usually shows up as spots on the skin (lesions) that look red or purple on white skin, and bluish, brownish or black on dark skin. Lesions often occur on the... Read more »
Brown Medical School

Ask the Expert: Case Study -- Newly-Admitted Patient With a Penile Lesion

...denies ever having sex with men. The patient is examined by the infirmary nurse and found to have a 1.0 cm x 0.5 cm single oval lesion on the shaft of the penis and pronounced bilateral inguinal adenopathy. The on-call doctor is consulted; he... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...reduce the risk associated with oralsex: Don't have oral sex if you or your partner have mouth sores (such as oralherpes lesions). Look at your partner's genitals for lesions (cuts or scrapes). If you find something,... Read more »
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lesiones cutaneas

Posted by tronco2
...alguien me puede decir de que manera se presentan las lesiones cutaneas? gracias. Read more »

If I have herpes and wear a condom ?

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
...It has been written taht males who have herpes and have sex with hiv+ individuals are at great risk. Are they at great risk if they wear a condom? The studies I read said herpes transmission is Read more »

Sintomas HPV o Herpes sin lesiones ?

Posted by Anonymous
...relacin de riesgo tengo este picor constante. Puede ser algo relacionado con Virus del Papiloma o VIH, sin que tenga ninguna lesion presente ? Gracias miles por vuestra ayuda Read more »

brain lesion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...spinal tap which was negative for jc virus i then had a brain biopsy whitch was neg so i dont have pml but i still have the lesion and neurological deficeits and now am at a lost for cause i have 475t-cells undetecteble viral load any ideas would... Read more »