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Hiv And Herpes

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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 impact the good prognosis Read more »

HIV and HERPES

Dear Dr. Conway, I recently contracted herpes on my chest area from a nude lap dance. Is there... Read more »

coinfection of HIV with Herpes

Dear Dr., I recently contacted herpes on my chest from a nude lap dance at a VIP club. Only my... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Food and Drug Administration Fast-Tracks Anti-HIV and Herpes Gel

...Australia-based pharmaceutical company StarPharma, announced Jan. 10. VivaGel incorporates nanotechnology to block the ability of HIV and herpes to bind to human cells, the mechanism by which people become infected with the viruses. In a safety... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Microbicide Might Help Prevent Transmission of HIV, Herpes, Study Says

...Mass.-based Indevus Pharmaceuticals ' experimental microbicide PRO 2000 might help protect against transmission of HIV and the herpes simplex virus, according to a report published in the Jan. 1 issue of the Journal of Infectious Diseases , ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Microbicide Might Prevent Spread of HIV, Herpes, Pilot Study Shows

...An experimental microbicide gel for women might help prevent the spread of HIV and the herpes simplex virus, according to pilot study data presented on Feb. 24 at the 12th Conference on Retroviruses and Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gates Grant to Help Fund HIV-Herpes Study

...Melinda Gates Foundation announced a $30 million grant yesterday to help fund a study on whether successfully treating genital herpes can help reduce HIV transmission. The grant to the University of Washington School of Medicine will help finance... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

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 with drugs Read more »

Co-infection Herpes and HIV

Posted by tphk, 1 Reply
...infection). I have a lesion on the scrotum. For it looks I was not protected enough, is it possible that I am also infected by HIV? I went to the hospital to get the confirmation it is herpes and a test for HIV but the results will be available... Read more »

hiv / herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i have read that oral sex is low risk for hiv, but what about herpes? if u get herpes in the mouth, how long does it take to show up after contact and what does it look like ? Read more »