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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

What Is Shingles? Shingles is a very painful disease caused by the same herpes virus that causes chicken pox (varicella zoster virus). Like other herpes viruses, the varicella-zoster virus has an initial infectious stage, (chicken pox) followed by a dormant stage. Then, with no warning, the virus becomes active again. About 20% of people who have had chicken pox will eventually develop shingles. This reactivation of the virus is most likely to...
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is it possible to contract hiv from a blow job?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Ah, the old 'can I get HIV from a blow job' question. There are some questions that come up so frequently that I if I were not so lazy I would just create an answer that I could paste in the answer box - a sort of form letter that would... Read more »

Re: HIV Blowjob

Dr. Wohl, I'm cutting and pasting your reply earlier because you said so :-) But I have a quick and more specific question: Is it possible to contract HIV by RECEIVING blow job from some one? I know it is possible by GIVING someone.. Your...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Nope. Now herpes, syphilis, the clap, and other nasties - different story.D... Read more »

Sore throat after giving a blowjob

Hello,I am writing because I am worried I might be infected with an STD. After reading all the Fforum messages, I realize that the risk of contracting HIV from oral sex is quite low. I understand that the risk of getting other STDs is not as low,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You want to go to your Ob/Gyn because your throat is sore? Geez, if you had a hemorrhoid, would you go see your eye doctor? Your internist or general medical doctor is probably the best place to start for routine STD screening. You are correct... Read more »

Blowjob..Please answer Bob

I beg you.. please answer my questions about the night sweats i asked yesterday.are they symptoms of HIV ?here are the symptoms :1st week : fever and sore throat (used medications)2nd week : Sore throat and White Rash 3rd week : white Rash and 3...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I did! See below!Dr. BobBlowjob (NIGHT SWEATS, 2010) Jan 30, 2010Hi Doc, Thanks for the reply. I was the one who asked questions previously using the same title 'Blowjob' . I am not sure if my concerns are valid or not. But, i am... Read more »
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Protected Blowjob+Handjob

Posted by indian_guy, 1 Reply
I am a male who engaged in following sexual activities with a female prostitute in notorious red light area (serving lot of customers one after the other) - bed seemed untidy - is that a worry?:
(i) Handjob without protection.
(ii) Protected blow job... Read more »

Shingles = HIV?

Posted by grcboy30, 5 Replies
Hi there.
I had chicken pox at 5 years old so can develop shingles. I haven't been to the doctor yet but have what I am pretty sure is shingles on the side of my chest (a pink rash which is itchy with bumps). I am terrified of HIV. I am only 30... Read more »

My sister is HIV+ and has shingles

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I was just wondering if anyone had experience with HIV and shingles. She's been fighting the shingles now for about 5 months and they'll just start to go away and then come back again. She was very thin for a while, but looked really good and had... Read more »

Shingles_ARS_HIV-

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had shingles about a month after a sexual experience. I also had other ars symptoms along with really dark urine. I have tested 3 times for Hep and Hiv- 1 month 6.5 weeks and 9 weeks- all negaitive. My Doc seems sure I have nothing to worry... Read more »