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How To Treat Herpes Zoster When You Are Hiv Positive

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A big confusion

Herpes zoster (or simply zoster), commonly known as shingles, could this Virus lead to a false positive HIV if not treated properly?or is it baisically one of the early symptoms of an HIV infiction?please advise. thank you.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Herpes zoster (shingle pox) does not cause a false positive HIV test.BY Read more »

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Herpes Zoster and HIV

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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...likely to occur in people with a weakened immune system. This includes people with HIV disease, and anyone over 50 years old. Herpes zoster lives in nerve tissue. Outbreaks of shingles start with itching, numbness, tingling or severe pain in a... Read more »
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Herpes Zoster (Culebrilla)

... ¿Qué Es el Herpes Zoster? Herpes Zoster y VIH ¿Cómo Se Transmite? ¿Cómo Se Trata? ¿Se Puede Prevenir? En Pocas Palabras ¿Qué Es Read more »
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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact Sheet 509 ), herpes simplex causes painful skin eruptions. Itching and tingling... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...or cytomegalovirus Crytococcal meningitis, or Cryptococcus Eosinophilic folliculitis Hepatitis B and C Herpes, or HSV Herpes zoster, or Shingles, Varicella-zoster, VZV Human papillomavirus, or HPV Kaposi sarcoma and Castleman's disease,... Read more »
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...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 »

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...well w/other neurological disorders. The 3 main neurological problems have been: 1. chronic Herpes Zoster ("shingles" - the chicken pox virus in the nerve ganglia) on the top right of my head.... Read more »

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...los denominados poppers, contaminantes qumicos del medio ambiente, alergenos, citomegalovirus, virus herpes tipos 1, 2 y 6, herpes zoster, virus de Epstein Barr, adenovirus, otros retrovirus, virus de las hepatitis A, B y C, papovavirus,... Read more »