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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact Sheet 509 ), herpes simplex causes painful skin eruptions. Itching and tingling are usually the first signs, followed by a blister that breaks open. The infection stays dormant in nerve cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs....
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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 mom and dad. our daughter (his mom) died from aids related complications, and i've noticed our grandson has warts almost constantly and even has...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Warts (HPV infection) is another sexually transmitted disease that can be transmitted to a newborn during birth, just like HIV and herpes can. I suspect that this is what happened to your grandson. It is not connected to the HIV meds your daughter... Read more »

Anal Lesion or Herpes?

Over the past 6 months I have had a growing lesion on my Anus. At first, I thought it was haemorrhoids but think now it may be herpes or something else. It is about the size of a small grape with a roughish surface. It is not painful but sometimes...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It sounds like a genital wart to me. Despite the embarassment, please see your doctor soon. These can grow to be pretty big and can get quite uncomfortable. Also, the virus that causes warts is associated with anal and cervical cancer, so... Read more »

Herpes lesions?

Is it possible to clear the Herpes virus, HHV 1 HSV 2, by a vigours Cell mediated and Humoral response it you are infected by skin to skin contact? I had a one time sexual encounter, wore a condom, however the area anterior to my pubis and at the...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
As far as we know, once you get it, you have it forever.MH... Read more »

Recidivant skin coccigeal lesion

Sir, i am an italian doctor, 49yo, HIV+ since 1987.During years i experimented all possible medical drugs for my disease, with actual 0 viral load and very good quality of life.Except for one thing: an exuding skin lesion. It is recurrent in the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have observed several patients with recurrent coccyx region skin lesions similar to what you have described-as with your own experience a diagnosis of herpes-like lesions has been used but is unsatisfactory. I dont have any great insights-if any... Read more »
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Sintomas HPV o Herpes sin lesiones ?

Posted by Anonymous
Tengo un picor constante en el conducto que va de la vulva hacia el utero. Me han realizado una citologa y un cultivo ( aparte de pruebas en sangre de silfilis, hepatitis, cultivo viral para herpes, y VIH ) , y todo ha dado negativo, pero desde una... Read more »

Co-infection Herpes and HIV

Posted by tphk, 1 Reply
Hi,
I am in China. Male 40yo.
I went to a massage parlour and had sex there. I used a condom but I have been infected with herpes (primo infection). I have a lesion on the scrotum.
For it looks I was not protected enough, is it possible that I am also... Read more »

Hiv, Herpes or nothing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was wondering if anyone has had this problem. Well first to let you all know, my sexual history hasn't really been much of a history. I have been with the same person sexually for over 5 years now. Everything is cool. Only mishap was a blowjob... Read more »

herpes genitalposible contagio de hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
primero y principal gracias por este foro,se acuerdan que les escribi y me dieron muchos animos pero les cuento, nos reconciliamos con mi novio y tuvimos relaciones sexuales el domingo ultimo ahora bien, use preservativo ni bien se produjo la... Read more »