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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 »

Possible HIV PLEASE ANSWER 3rd time asking!

Hello I have recently been sexually active since february. I have only been with 6 guys. I have only given oral and thats it, absolutely nothing else. But since the middle of march ive had all symptoms of hiv, however all my symptoma went away...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,The risk from oral sex is extremely low. Also, six incidences of oral sex is not many at all. I am confident you do not have HIV. If your symptoms persist I would suggest a visit to your doctor to determine other possible causes. It is not... 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 »

Herpes=HIV??!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I read that people with HIV have more Herpes outbreaks.

I've never had herpes that I know of. Ever. No blisters...anywhere....ever.

Im still paranoid about HIV and now I have this kinda burning/stinging sensation at the corner of my mouth. (on the... Read more »

HIV? HERPES? Crazy?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I had a questiona bout possible infection. March 8th I had unprotected sex and later found that my boyfriend had herpes, so low and behold I have it oral and vaginal. I also tested with him for hiv on March 31st all came back negative was that too... Read more »

Hiv, Herpes or nothing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was wondering if anyone has had this problem. Well first to let you all know, my sexual history hasn't really been much of a history. I have been with the same person sexually for over 5 years now. Everything is cool. Only mishap was a blowjob... Read more »