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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...transmit herpes through close contact other than sexual intercourse, through oral sex or close skin-to-skin contact, for example. The virus is spread rarely, if at all, by objects such as a toilet seat or hot tub. Reduce Your Risk of Spreading Herpes People with herpes should follow a few simple steps to avoid spreading the infection to other places on their body or other people. Avoid touching the infected area during an outbreak, and...
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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
...Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Press Release Scientists Learn Why Even Treated Genital Herpes Sores Boost the Risk of HIV InfectionAugust 2, 2009New research helps explain why infection with herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), which... Read more »

Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...read much more about this controversy and conundrum in the archives of this forum.Regarding the HIV transmission/acquisition risk of oral sex, I do not agree with the information given by the counselor. See below.Dr. BobPlease post this... Read more »

HERPES and HIV...should i be scared?

today i found out i have genital herpes. i am a virgin and had oral sex with one person and became infected. is it true that having herpes can increase your risk of being infected with HIV? i am so down about having herpes....i thought i was being...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...during intercourse when you have active herpes lesions. This decreases your risk for HIV infection and decreases your partner's risk of getting herpes.Please refer to my responses to Herpes and HIV and Does having herpes put you in high risk for... Read more »

HIV Risk

Hi,While having unprotected sex with my partner I started bleeding. We are both HIV negative. What is the risk of us contracting the virus from this?Thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...develop AIDS? How many people are affected by HIV/AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? How is HIV not transmitted? How can I reduce my risk of becoming infected with HIV through sexual contact? Are there other ways to avoid getting HIV through sex? Is... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...cases of shingles are believed to be a sign of immune restoration syndrome (see Fact Sheet 483 ). Having HIV increases the risk of complications from shingles. These include pain (post herpetic neuralgia.) Also, if you notice any blurred... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...injecting drugs? Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases? Are health care workers at risk of getting HIV on the job? Are patients in a health care setting at risk of getting HIV? Have people been... Read more »
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Whats your thoughts

Posted by nongra, 2 Replies
...and had protected sex with a escort/call girl. The good people at aidmeds.com tell me i should not worry what so ever about hiv/aids. If that is the case i am fairly certain that i need not worry about any fluid based stds, Howerver i am... Read more »

HPV+ Herpes Outbreak+ Oral sex w/ HIV+ parter=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I received oral sex from a girl who is HIV+. I have some genital warts from HPV and had a Herpes Outbreak at the time. Am I infected with HIV? What are my chanes? Are there Read more »

Divorced hiv positive dad

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...Hello, I am the ex wife of an hiv positive dad. He became positive after our divorce. I am having a hard time dealiing with his status. We have two very small Read more »

Risk of infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...free of STDs before this encounter. Is this a very low risk activity and should I stop worrying? Does anyone know anyone who is hiv+ from this sort of contact? Any advice much appreciated. Read more »