Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Hsv 2 Effect On Hiv Window Period

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Please help me understand this, do you think this will also affect HIV window period or a false result.

Hi Dr. Brian, second try, please answer and advice me on this. New update from Body on March 1st. http://www.thebody.com/updates/2007-03-01.htmlHerpes Treatment Can Control Herpes and HIV Viral Load, Study FindsTreatment with the herpes drug Valtrex...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...The effect of Valtrex is purely on herpes simplex, not on HIV directly. The reason it seems to reduce the HIV viral load is that the herpes Read more »

third time please answer Dr. Robert.

Dr. Rob, I am asking you this question for the third time, please answer. Here is an update from... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) Seroprevalence at the Time of HIV-1 Diagnosis and Seroincidence After HIV-1 Diagnosis in an Ethnically Diverse Cohort of HIV-1-Infected Persons

... Researchers in the current study sought to determine herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) seroprevalence at HIV-1 diagnosis and seroincidence one year or more after HIV diagnosis. HSV type-specific antibodies Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 and Other Genital Infections in the Acquisition of HIV-1 Among High-Risk Women in Northern Tanzania

... In the current study, investigators examined the role of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) and other genital infections on HIV-1 incidence in a cohort study of female hotel/bar workers in Moshi, Tanzania, from Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gender and Age Patterns in HSV-2 and HIV Infection Among Non-Injecting Drug Users in New York City

... The researchers undertook the current study to examine prevalence of and associations between herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection and HIV infection among never-injecting users of heroin and cocaine (NIDUs) in New York City. The study's Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Association of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Infection and Syphilis With HIV Infection Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Peru

...colleagues surveyed and tested for HIV 3,280 men who have sex with men in Peru and found an HIV prevalence of 13.9% in the group, a herpes simplex virus type 2 prevalence of 46.3% and a syphilis prevalence of 13.4%. The study also found that... Read more »
Connect With Others

Posted by Anonymous
Read more »

HSV-2 WAYS OF INFECTION

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Are 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 Read more »

Oral - HIV/HSV-2/Hep B

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I know that the odds of getting HIV via oral sex are very low, but what about HSV-2 or Hep B ? What is the likelihood with only 1 brief oral encounter (cunnilingus) Read more »

hsv2 and low white blood cell count

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Could having hsv2 delay hiv antibody results(keep coming up negative but positve)? And could a low white blood cell count 3.9 normal is 3.8- 10.5 be a sign Read more »