Percentage Of Teens With Herpes
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Genital Herpes Prevalence Down Among Teens, Adults; Number of Syphilis, Other STD Cases Rising, Studies SayGenital herpes prevalence in the United States has decreased "significantly" in recent years, federal health officials said on Monday at the 2004 National STD Prevention Conference in Philadelphia, the New York Times reports. Dr. Fujie Xu and... Read more »
Percentage of Teens Who Report Having Had Sex Remains Stable at About 50%, Condom Use Increases, CDC Survey SaysThe percentage of U.S. teenagers in grades nine through 12 who reported having had sex remained stable between 2001 and 2003 at 45.6% and 46.7%, respectively, according to the CDC 's 2003 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey, which was published... Read more »
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Stanford University, School of MedicineYour numbers still look pretty good. And yes, the flu can temporarily cause a decrease in your CD4 count and percent.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThe reduction in CD4 percent and elevated viral load off HIV meds does not surprise me, if these were obtained during a herpes outbreak. In addition to herpes, other ongoing infections have certainly been reported to result in these very same... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYou are now in the zone where many practitioners (myself included) would recommend starting treatment. The recommendations just changed slightly, but still strongly recommend starting treatment when the CD4 count is < 350 and the viral load is... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHey there Worried Teen,I'll be happy to give you a break, but you've got to give me a bit more information. Some STD's, like herpes, syphilis, and warts, do show physical signs at the area of infection. However, if you're... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI have had herpes of the mouth since i was a pre teen about once every two years. Not with hiv, my outbreaks are happening sooner, does anyboyd know if there is a relation? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHow many people will test accurately after 6 weeks with a standard elisa? Does anyone know? Thanks
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Posted by oi812Help, 1 ReplyWhat percentage experience this acute infection symptoms and at how long after exposure/infection.
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