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Is It Possible To Have Hiv And Herpes At The Same Time

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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

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 are usually the first signs, followed by a blister that breaks open. The infection stays dormant in nerve cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs....
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Herpes and HIV (Recurrent Herpes Outbreaks)

I contracted herpes approx. 4-5 months ago and I've had recurrent outbreaks ever since. They heal within 1-2 weeks, but I get another one right away. The only time I seem to be somewhat free of the herpes is during my period. I was tested...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Faith,Thank you for your question. It is unlikely that your frequent herpes outbreaks are HIV related. This is because:1) There is no evidence thus far, that you are infected with HIV.2) Recurrent herpes outbreaks associated with HIV do not... Read more »

please HELP ME (HIV TRANSMISION )Masturbating on period and not washing it the next time u use t? HIV TRANSMISION? Possible?

Hi doctor I've been worried for months , so a few months ago I used and object to masturbate while on my period and then after my period I re used it and FORGOT TO WASH IT?! Can I get HIV this way?? Is it possible for it to be infected with...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi there,For 14, you are becoming very aware of your body and ask a good question and you are not an idiot. From what I am seeing in your question you are the only one using the sex toy. It is important to clean sex toys, just with soap and water... Read more »

Possible HIV Transmission Through Blankets (2nd Time Asking)

Hi, I have a cut on my hand and was recently forced to share a blanket with someone who I know to be sexually active. If this person is HIV positive is there any chance they could have passed me the virus through the blanket? Please answer my...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThis is not a way for HIV transmission to occur.You cannot get HIV from touching an inanimate object. Transmission of HIV from a contaminated surface would require massive exposure to blood or other infected liquid for a prolonged period of time... Read more »

hiv possible?? pls ans posting 3rd time

visited a strip club and i kissed sucked nipples and fingered the stripper...all these took place individually for not more than 30 my knowledge i dint have any cuts in my finger or in my mouth..but you never know about these things and...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe testing guidelines are to be tested initially at 3 weeks then again at 90 days if this test is negative than so are you. At 100 days your test is conclusive.As for the HIV transmission with your experience that carried low to no risk at all.Be... Read more »
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cankers/ herpes/hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi there,
I am new to this forum but have been on a few other similar forums recently.
I had vaginal sex with a sex worker on jan 16 2004, for the firts time and the condom broke.
Since then i tested out to 21 weeks which came back negative, using the... Read more »

Broken and possible infected by HIV

Posted by iussi, 1 Reply
Hi, four weeks ago I had unprotected receptive anal sex with a "bixesual guy", next day I developed ulcers in my inner thighs, treated them with penicillin and they virtually disappeared, next day I had protected sex with a different guy and the... Read more »

Possible HIV infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
On 1/15/99 I had vaginal sex with a woman that I met at a bar. I used a condom but unfortunately it broke. Five days later I started to have headaches, queasy stomach, and pain in my upper groin area. My lymph glands in my neck are not swollen. My... Read more »

Just Diagnosed with HPV...possible link to HIV?

Posted by am2394, 3 Replies
Hi all,
I had a possible HIV exposure in late July...i am a 21 year old female. I had unprotected sex with the friend of a friend. he did not ejaculate inside me. i have no reason to think he is HIV+, but he is the first person i have ever been... Read more »