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How To Prevent Herpes When You Have Hiv

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Herpes, Betrayal, Cervix Mysterys, and HIV risk--Oh my!!!

Hey Bob, I'm actually writing to you, or at least I know of you, since I'm an Oberlin Alum myself (we even met briefly!). I'm writing to ask you a bit about my risks of HIV transmission, and to get some clarity about some of the stats out there. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...antiretroviral treatments in the 1990s.HSV and HIVHSV is not one of the infections that are part of the official diagnosis of AIDS. However, people infected with both HIV and HSV are likely to have more frequent outbreaks of herpes. These... Read more »

Herpes Screening and HIV Risks

Hi Doctor Bob,I recently went to a campus health clinic, my personal physician, and Planned... Read more »

Risk of HIV through Oral Sex When Herpes is present and contracted

Dear Dr. Bob--About 7 years ago, you helped me through the only other HIV scare I've ever had... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The HPTN 039 HIV Prevention/Herpes Suppression Study

...the Family Health International (FHI), the Network Laboratory of Johns Hopkins University, and the Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. NIAID sponsored the study, and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...products -- that could help prevent the sexual transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 3/3). Dr. Marla Keller and colleagues from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City treated 10... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...products -- that could help prevent the sexual transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 1/10). Betsy Herold and colleagues from Mount Sinai School of Medicine collected cell samples from the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Examine Reducing Risk of Vertical HIV Transmission While Breastfeeding, Effect of Herpes Treatments on Transmission

...( San Francisco Chronicle , 2/5). In addition, Rowena Johnston, vice president of research for the American Foundation for AIDS Research , said it is possible that herpes causes immune cells to circulate actively in the body, increasing the risk... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

got herpes and HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Ok so 7 weeks ago I had sex with a guy I met and he told me he doesnt have HIV. Well about 14 days later I noticed I got infected with herpes. This had to of been from him since I never had it before. Read more »

Can HIV antibodies cross react in a herpes test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi 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) Read more »