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Symptoms Of Herpes In Females

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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

... What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles,
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Congratulations. I will donate $250. Please help (2nd email with + info.)

Dear Dr. Bob,Congratulations for your outstanding forum and excellent work. I will donate $250 for your foundation. Please help:Two weeks ago, I French kissed and had unprotected insertive oral sex (no trauma or bleeding) for some time (I couldn't...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk of HIV transmission/acquisition.Increased risk of HIV transmission is more of a problem if the HIV-negative person has the herpetic outbreak with open sores and blisters. If these sore/blisters are exposed to infected bodily fluids HIV... Read more »

Herpes and infection

Dr. Bob,I wrote to you in January and have donated to your site and will donate this month as well. I want to thank you for you reply to my previous post about Seb. Derm. and all of the other post that have educated me and so many others. I wanted...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,There is no way to estimate that type of statistical risk because herpes can vary in severity from very mild to active vesicles to healing scabs, etc. The best we can offer is to say that HIV-transmission 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 regularly provide. In turn, I would like to pledge a $200 donation to your foundation in the hope that my small contribution will allow you to continue...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...more common in women (approximately one out of four women) than in men (almost one out of eight). This may be due to male-to-female transmission being more likely than female-to-male transmission.How do people get genital herpes?HSV-1 and HSV-2... Read more »

herpes simplex/fungal infection

Dear Doctor,I have been on HIV treatment now for 1 year and a half. When i started i used to take TRimune but i had severe lipoatrophy so my doctor changed me to ATRIPLA 6 months ago. The first month after the new treament all was fine but now i...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...there is not much literature to refer to. It is possible that the Sustiva (efavirenz) in the Atripla is causing changes in the female hormone levels that could contribute to menstrual related problems. That interaction would be tough to sort... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

...more common in women (approximately one out of four women) than in men (almost one out of eight). This may be due to male-to-female transmission being more likely than female-to-male transmission. How do people get genital herpes? HSV-1 and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Seroprevalence and Risk Factors for Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in a Population of HIV-Infected Patients in Canada

...foreign-born subjects were black (endemic) and women. HSV-1 seroprevalence was 78.1 percent; HSV-2 seroprevalence was 54.6 percent. Females were 2.7 times more likely to be positive for HSV-2. Foreign-born participants were 2.0 times more likely... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...goes away within a few weeks, but in some cases, severe pain can last for months or even years. This condition is called "post herpetic neuralgia." Shingles and HIV Shingles is not one of the infections that leads to a diagnosis of AIDS. ... Read more »
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genital herpes pain

Posted by chichi, 1 Reply
...hi, if anyone - male or female - has genital herpies2 can you tell me if you have ever had any of these symptoms .... a lower spine (tail bone) pain? i got h2 3 months ago (along Read more »

Ahh.. Do I have herpes!?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
so yesterday Im about to take a shower and thats when I see a pimple on my penis.. on the shaft.. the top part, just before where the hair is.. so anyways.. I went to the doctor's and he had a look and he told me, with extreme confidence, that it... Read more »

Herpetic ulcer in the mouth

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi everyone. Im 26 years old female from Western Europe. I had unproteceted sex with someone several times. Since then I think i m living a nightmare. Every symptom Read more »

herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi evrybody, I am not sure how to begin as I am confused. I tested negative for HIV but positive for genital herpes. I am not even sure waht to do anymore Read more »