How To Get Rid Of A Cold Sore?
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineCold sores due to herpes simplex are frequently more recurrent in HIV+persons and can be suppressed with medications such as Valtrex, Famvir, or Zovirax. It is recommended to get a culture to confirm the presence of herpes or to have a clinician... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question.Cold Sores (also known as Oral Herpes) are caused by the Herpes Simplexvirus. I found several studies that looked at dietary intake and recurrencesof symptoms due to Herpes. Some studies suggested that a diet high... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question.Canker sores and cold sores are two different things. Canker sores are open,painful ulcers inside the mouth. The cause is currently not known, so wecan't way whether these are infectious or not. These ulcers... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI had a quick question about cold and canker sores. I've had 2 cold sores and 1 canker sore in the past year. Does this seem abnormal, and if so are these possible symptoms of HIV. I has one possible exposure over a year ago, I got tested outside... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyi've seen how cold sores are active in hiv poz individuals. but i thought cold sores were common in people with a herpes strain? and the cold sores would be were you came into contact with the herpes virus. ie you won't get herpes on your lip if... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliescould a cold sore on the upper be lip at first be confused as a pimple? and would it indicate hpv if a cold sore, or does hpv show as clusters? Read more »
Posted by bug, 2 RepliesHello,
I recently had sex with a prostitute and was so drunk(and stupid) i couldn't think of any possible dangers.
The prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected vaginal... Read more »
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