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Symptoms Of Genital Herpes

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Risk of HIV through Oral Sex When Herpes is present and contracted

...(receiving oral sex from a sex worker in a central american country with a very large HIV population), I developed all the classic symptoms of genital herpes. Severe lower back pain, leg muscle soreness, neuropathies (shooting pains, burning...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Welcome back to the forum. Sorry to hear about your XMRV diagnosis, but perhaps it helps explain some of your symptoms. We still have much to learn about XMRV.Regarding your current concerns:1. White blood cells recruited to the site of herpes... Read more »

Thanks - Negative HIV results (so far) but similar symptoms

Dr Bob,I don't have a question...I just wanted to send an email thanking you for the support you... Read more »

Am I infected?

...including HIV. a day later he wrote to me he has symptoms of genital herpes a internal rectal... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

... What is genital herpes? How common is genital herpes? How do people get genital herpes? What are the signs and symptoms of genital herpes? What are the complications of genital herpes? How is genital herpes diagnosed? Is... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The HPTN 039 HIV Prevention/Herpes Suppression Study avoid HIV exposure and were supplied with condoms. Clinical study staff regularly met with the volunteers to discuss any symptoms of genital herpes, examine the volunteers for signs of genital herpes, monitor any adverse effects associated... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) Seroprevalence at the Time of HIV-1 Diagnosis and Seroincidence After HIV-1 Diagnosis in an Ethnically Diverse Cohort of HIV-1-Infected Persons

...association between HIV-1 and HSV-2. HSV-2 seroconversion was a marker of high-risk sexual behavior. The likelihood of developing symptoms of genital herpes declined from 1997 onward," the researchers concluded. Back to other news for April 17,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

...that about 30 million persons in the United States may have genital HSV infection. Most infected persons never recognize the symptoms of genital herpes; some will have symptoms shortly after infection and never again. A minority of those infected... Read more »
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Oh nooooo! This is scary for me.

Posted by notanonymous, 2 Replies
i got this from a article on this makes it very scary since i have genital herpes and with all the symptoms i have been having. also read about a guy that tested poz after having a persistent sore throat. he got antibiotics, it helped... Read more »

no STD symptoms after oral a year ago. Am I ok?

Posted by 613, 1 Reply
...first time in my life. I'm a virgin. The girl told me she was clean but i am paranoid. A year has passed and I have shown no signs of genital herpes. Am I clean? Read more »

Genital Herpes Question..

Posted by scared83, 1 Reply
I know there aren't many Herpes infected people on this site but the forum description does say "and other STD's" so I'll take a shot... In December I had vaginal sex with a prostitute. I was wearing a condom and was only "in" her for like a... Read more »

Oral sex, OCD, and herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Sup guys. 6 months ago I had my first sexual contact ever. A chick I know gave me head. there was no blood in her mouth or soars on my penis but anyways since I have OCD I obsess that she gave me something. I badgered her for a week and she says... Read more »