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Herpes Outbreak & HIV

Is it possible to be infected with the virus that causes genital herpes but have not outbreaks for years?I ask because I have been hiv+ for the last 7 8 years. I have been off of meds for the last 2 years because I could not tolerate the side...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Herpes simplex can remain latent for many, many years in some patients so that is a possibility though many other conditions can cause those sypmptoms so a thorough evaluation is recommmended. KH 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 »

recent HPV outbreak related to NEW HIV infection?

Hi,I've asked several people this question, and it goes like this: I thought that I may have come... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In Lesotho, Outbreak of HIV Leaves Fields -- and Lives -- Barren

...with erratic rains, affecting the 70 percent of residents who farm for a living. Because one in three adults is infected with HIV, the nation lacks an adequate number of healthy workers to tend the crops. Funds needed for farming supplies are... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Workers Sentenced to Prison in Kazakhstan for Criminal Negligence After HIV Outbreak Among Women, Children

...workers in Kazygurt, Kazakhstan, recently were sentenced to prison after being convicted of criminal negligence following an HIV outbreak among a group of children who received blood transfusions in region hospitals, Interfax News Agency reports.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chicago: Syphilis Outbreak Raises HIV Fears

...In an attempt to cope with a syphilis outbreak among gay and bisexual men, Chicago Department of Public Health workers utilize a mobile unit to persuade men to get tested for Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

21 Doctors, Officials Go On Trial in Kazakhstan Charged With Causing HIV Outbreak

... In Almaty on Friday, trial began in the case of 21 doctors and health officials accused of causing an outbreak of HIV in Kazakhstan. Blood transfusions from unscreened donors or the use of contaminated needles are blamed for 87 HIV infections Read more »
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HPV+ Herpes Outbreak+ Oral sex w/ HIV+ parter=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I received oral sex from a girl who is HIV+. I have some genital warts from HPV and had a Herpes Outbreak at the time. Am I infected with HIV? What are my chanes? Are there any documented cases or could I be a first? I am married and Read more »

Oral sex while experiencing Herpes Outbreak

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Received oral sex last night while experiencing a herpes outbreak. HIV status of other person is unknown and don't know wether there was blood in her saliva. Should I seek medical treatment for Read more »

10 year mark?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...PHYSICIANS. A WEEK LATER IN THE MAIL MY RESULTS SAID MY LIVER ENZYMES AND I HAD HERPES TYPE I (COLD SORES) BUT I NEVER HAD A OUTBREAK. AND NOTHING ABOUT HIV. MY NEXT DR. TESTED ME A NOW YEAR LATER 2003 FROM THE EXPOSURE AND I HAD NO... Read more »

IS a rash from Herpes the same as a open ulcer?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Whne they say herpes outbreak can give a route for infection with hiv does that include a rash from it or the open uclerations that sometimes occur? Read more »