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Hiv And Herpes Coinfection

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HIV and Herpes co-infection

I am a 37-year old gay male who tested HIV positive in February of this year. I was told that my infection must have happened within the past 6 months and I can narrow it down to the last week of December 2001. I was also told that my genital...
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
Your HIV viral load is low positive by two different technologies. Given this viral load level and your current CD4 count, HIV treatment is not recommended at this time.... Read more »

Herpes/HIV coinfection

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coinfection of HIV with Herpes

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International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Treatment of Chronic HBV in HIV-Coinfected Patients

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and HIV share similar routes of transmission. As a consequence, up to 80 percent of HIV-infected patients have serological markers of present or past HBV infection. The prevalence of HIV-infected persons carrying hepatitis B... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Virus and HIV Co-infection: Results of a Survey on Treatment Practices and Recommendations for Therapy

"The management of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) co-infection is challenged by the selection of patients for therapy, options for antiviral medication, and inconsistency in published treatment guidelines," explained... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

OIs and Co-Infections and STIs -- Oh, My!

Now that powerful HIV medications can slow down the progression of HIV-related disease and even AIDS, more common illnesses (such as heart disease and cancer) have become a greater concern for people living with the virus. Still, some of the same... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Treating TB, HIV Co-Infections Early, Aggressively Can Save Lives, Multiple Studies Show

"Treating tuberculosis (TB) and HIV infections at the same time can be a challenge for patients and their doctors, but attacking both diseases early and aggressively isn't harmful and could save the lives of those who are sickest," according to a... Read more »
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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 »

coinfection hep c hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
it has been 6month since exposure having burning skin, black stool, itching,dry mouth, burning stomach, irritable bowel in the morning had severe herpe outbreak 2 weeks ago
eyes are so red, skin pale, tired weak, shoulders feel tight
thought my test... Read more »

HSV-2 alone? Or HIV and HSV-2 Co-infection?

Posted by Afra1d, 1 Reply
I'll try to make this as brief as possible but I'm scared and desperate and basically going insane... :(

Jan 24th - Unprotected sex with a woman I know small amount of oral but a lot of fingering.
Jan 25th - Took two mollies and drank alcohol along... Read more »

Coinfection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, just had a question. Is it possible if you had genital herpes you could hide the hiv virus in your body causing someone to continually test negative on the hiv antibody test way after the 6 month period? Or would if you didn't have any further... Read more »