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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...NIAID Research on Genital Herpes The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) supports research on genital herpes and HSV. Studies are currently underway to develop better treatments for the millions of people who suffer from genital herpes. While some scientists are carrying out clinical trials to determine the best way to use existing medicines, others are studying the biology of HSV. NIAID scientists have identified...
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Worried in England

Hello Dr Horwath, hope you don't mind a question from a worried person in Great Britain, i hope i'm in the right forum as most blood questions & anxiety questions seemed to be answered by yourself i did a few searches on blood lips mouth etc but...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...HIV is not transmitted by this type of casual contact. Read more »

Thanks - Negative HIV results (so far) but similar symptoms

Dr Bob,I don't have a question...I just wanted to send an email thanking you for the support you regularly provide. In turn, I would like to pledge a $200 donation to your foundation in the hope that my small contribution will allow you to continue...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...nationally representative study show that genital herpes infection is common in the United States. Nationwide, at least 45 million people ages 12 and older, or one out of five adolescents and adults, have had genital HSV infection. Over the past... Read more »

Child's Casual Contact with HIV infected person

Hi,Every week, I bring my two year old with me to visit my grandmother. My cousin also lives with her and is HIV positive. I learned this a few months ago, when he started receiving treatment after actually being categorized as having AIDS. He is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...specially by my own family. Thank you, for making me understand that HIV is more that a virus...HIV is a virus that inhabits people as me and you. And, this people are heroes for not letting themselves get defested by this diseaseResponse from... Read more »

New Friends have HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION, CASUAL CONTACT)

My wife met a nice couple and we have been hanging out with them. They told her when they first met that they are HIV positive. I know it is just my ignorance of this disease but I admit I'm a little nervous and I shouldn't be. I know most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...specially by my own family. Thank you, for making me understand that HIV is more that a virus...HIV is a virus that inhabits people as me and you. And, this people are heroes for not letting themselves get defested by this disease Response from... Read more »
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The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...concentration Dizziness or fainting Sadness or depression Anemia and HIV Anemia has always been a problem for HIV-positive people. Although the rate of serious anemia has dropped since people started using HIV drug combinations, anemia... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

... Needle Exchange Programs Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people who share syringes are at risk of being infected with HIV. Sharing syringes allows a direct exchange of blood... Read more »
The Well Project

Pneumonias

...ventilator) is used temporarily while the antibiotics fight the infection and improve the lungs. Pneumonia and HIV HIV-positive people are more vulnerable to pneumonias of all kinds and certain pneumonias lead to an AIDS diagnosis, such as... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Lexiva (Fosamprenavir, Telzir)

...old. This medicine does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people.Fosamprenavir is a prodrug of amprenavir (Agenerase). The body converts fosamprenavir into amprenavir. Because... Read more »
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HIV from oral sex when u have dry lips (Accutane)?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...currently on Accutane (very strong acne medication) and ive been on it for about 4 months. Ever since I started using it my lips have been very dry and i sometimes even have herpes 1 breakouts on my lips because of accutane (thus my lips get... Read more »

Herpes=HIV??!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that people with HIV have more Herpes outbreaks. I've never had herpes that I know of. Ever. No blisters...anywhere....ever. Im still paranoid Read more »

honest answer

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...never had sex with him. But I go out with him alot. One time when He was taiking to me All the spit in his mouth came into my lips and mouth and tongue, can I get infected this way. There was also another time that he hit me with his hand in my... Read more »

How quick can this progress?

Posted by jewels
...have already prepared my mind about the results. I had foolishly engaged in unprotected sex about 5 months ago (with the same person about 4 times). Within that time I contracted genital warts. A month later it began to grow worse- broke out in... Read more »