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Hiv Outbreaks

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Outbreak Hits Lithuanian Prisons

Lithuania's interior ministry set up a special commission to respond to an HIV outbreak in the country's prisons after initial tests showed that about one-third of prisoners may have the virus. The country's AIDS center announced last week that 87... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Outbreaks Linked to Blood Transfusions Discovered in Central Asia Since Kazakh Doctors Were Convicted of Criminal Negligence

Outbreaks of HIV linked to blood transfusions have occurred throughout Central Asia since an outbreak of the virus was discovered at a children's hospital in Shymkent, Kazakhstan, the Chicago Tribune reports (Rodriguez, Chicago Tribune , 9/16). ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

21 Doctors, Officials Go On Trial in Kazakhstan Charged With Causing HIV Outbreak

In Almaty on Friday, trial began in the case of 21 doctors and health officials accused of causing an outbreak of HIV in Kazakhstan. Blood transfusions from unscreened donors or the use of contaminated needles are blamed for 87 HIV infections among... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Herpes Outbreak & HIV

Is it possible to be infected with the virus that causes genital herpes but have not outbreaks for years?I ask because I have been hiv+ for the last 7 8 years. I have been off of meds for the last 2 years because I could not tolerate the side...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Herpes simplex can remain latent for many, many years in some patients so that is a possibility though many other conditions can cause those sypmptoms so a thorough evaluation is recommmended. KH... Read more »

Herpes and HIV (Recurrent Herpes Outbreaks)

I contracted herpes approx. 4-5 months ago and I've had recurrent outbreaks ever since. They heal within 1-2 weeks, but I get another one right away. The only time I seem to be somewhat free of the herpes is during my period. I was tested...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Faith,Thank you for your question. It is unlikely that your frequent herpes outbreaks are HIV related. This is because:1) There is no evidence thus far, that you are infected with HIV.2) Recurrent herpes outbreaks associated with HIV do not... Read more »

recent HPV outbreak related to NEW HIV infection?

Hi,I've asked several people this question, and it goes like this: I thought that I may have come into contact with someone who may have been HIV positive....About 3 weeks after the fact of possible exposure to HIV I noticed a small outbreak on...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
There is no one answer to your question. It is possible that your genital warts are related to your recent exposure. They could also be related to a prior exposure. There is no way of telling whether you picked up HIV without being tested for it... Read more »

hiv test results altered by use of acyclovir to treat primary hsv outbreak?

i had oral vaginal sex using a condom with a csw. first and only time, not that it matters.12 days after, i've been diagnosed with hsv (type yet to be determined) and given acyclovir (800mg 4x day) to limit outbreak.my risk for hsv was low, but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.This probably shouldn't come as a revelation to you, but I can assure you absolutely everyone who needs an HIV test "would like to know sooner"! HIV PCR DNA qualitative tests are not FDA-approved for HIV diagnosis and not... Read more »
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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 any documented cases or could I be a first? I am married and need URGENT... Read more »

Oral sex while experiencing Herpes Outbreak

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Received oral sex last night while experiencing a herpes outbreak. HIV status of other person is unknown and don't know wether there was blood in her saliva. Should I seek medical treatment for a possible PEP regime. Thank you all.

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Herpes outbreak & Seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous
Are there symptoms or general behavior one will feel if they seroconvert?

Also, if somebody had herpes already, is there any cases where they would get more outbreaks in the first 3-6 months of getting HIV if not?

thanks!

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Possible herpes outbreak and risk

Posted by Anonymous
Hello all,
I did something stupid , and now am really worried. I had sex with an escort last month. We used latex condom for oral/vaginal and there was no breakage, but the next day i noticed i was having a herpes outbreak ( i got it years ago) ,... Read more »