How Do You Get Herpes Simplex Virus
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Grady Health SystemHerpes Simplex Type I infections are seen in association with HIV infection, but by themselves are not a sign nor a symptom of seroconversion. Stress has been identified as a factor in recurrent herpetic infections.Take care,DR... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,A severe outbreak of herpes would not be expected during acute HIV infection, as the immune system that helps control chronic viral infections would still be intact at that time. More severe or persistent herpetic outbreaks may be seen in... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastI don't have any experience with Valtrex suppression of non-HSV infections in HIV-infected patients. For HSV suppression, most of our patients are on acyclovir or Valtrex and both of these medications work quite well. Your situation is somewhat... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi folks,
I am wondering if HIV antibodies can be mistakenly be picked up by HSV-2 IgG ELISA. This may cause false positive for HSV-2. ELISA (even for HSV-2) being a more sensitive test as compared to specific has been always known to throw in false... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesCould herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response.
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Posted by oi812Help, 1 ReplyDo these viral agents make freinds and work together or might I be a famous General and pit one against to other so they both are destoryed? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAre there any facts about how HSV-2 is transmitted?
I have read that it can be contracted from genital to genital, and from genital to mouth - But what if I receive oral from a girl... Can she pass HSV2 from her mouth to my genitals?
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