If I Have Herpes Do I Have Hiv

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herpes and hiv

I have had hiv for 2 years and my viral load is low and cd4 is high. im not on meds. I was just diagnosed with herpes type 2 by a blood test. I have had no symptoms of herpes. Is it easy for me to transfer herpes to my partner? I also have...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
What was the exact test that was performed on your blood sample? It is not clear from your description that you actually have an acute case of HSV2 or just past evidence of exposure. Read more »

Herpes and HIV (Recurrent Herpes Outbreaks)

I contracted herpes approx. 4-5 months ago and I've had recurrent outbreaks ever since. They heal... Read more »

herpes and hiv

Hi Ryan, If somebody is infected with herpes, does this means that they will have hiv? Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: The Herpes-HIV Connection; McMaster University Professor Leads AIDS Conference Panel Exploring Risk Factors

... On Wednesday at the 16th International AIDS Conference, scientists gathered for a session led by a McMaster University researcher to examine the role of mucous immunity Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Herpes Drug That Lowers HIV Virus in Patients' Blood Does Not Reduce Transmission Rates, Study Finds

... "Treating herpes in people who are also infected with HIV does not reduce the chances that they will pass on the AIDS virus," according to a study published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine , the New York Times reports. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Treating Genital Herpes Does Not Reduce Risk of HIV, Study Says

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Treating Genital Herpes Does Not Reduce Risk of HIV, Study Finds

...participants were HIV-negative and HSV-2-positive at the start of the study. The researchers enrolled participants who had similar HIV/AIDS risk levels, and the participants were questioned monthly about risky sexual behavior with recent... Read more »
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