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Symptoms Of Herpes In Guys

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athens guy -questions about symptoms & and funding

Dr Bob, I am coming back to this forum asking for your opinion.Just to remind you i have had since the beginning of April local redness on my hands which the 5th which dermatologists tried to manage first with hydrocortisone (nothing happened)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Athens-Guy,1.Your HIV risk is very low. However, if you are worried, a negative HIV test three months or more from the last potential exposure would be considered definitive.2.Syphilis screening is recommended as part of a routine STD evaluation... Read more »

arab guy

hi doc.first i want to wish u a happy new year doc i am in trouble i am a arab and u know arabs... Read more »

arab guy remember me

hi doc remember me arab guy i wrote to u in january i got the courage and i got tested my results... Read more »
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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, see Fact... 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 there a... 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

The researchers in the current study set out to determine the seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus (HSV) in a population of HIV-positive patients in Canada. The study participants were HIV patients attending five infectious-disease clinics for... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The HPTN 039 HIV Prevention/Herpes Suppression Study

What is the HPTN 039 study? The HPTN 039 study, which began in October 2003, is a clinical trial designed to examine whether people infected with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), the virus that causes genital herpes, can reduce their risk of... Read more »
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Guys check this please when u have time

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am the guy who had oral sex performed on him last week without a condom for 10 secs or so and then had protected sex for 1 or 2 mins and ended up the next day with a sore penis and groin area..anyway the only positive result I got on my blood work... Read more »

question for the guys

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I engaged in receptive oral with a few men thru a website while in a different city from where i live. I always ask everyone if they are "poz" before we meet, as I think this "knowing" term will get them to be more likely to be honest with me. I do... Read more »

Why ME Guy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
It seems as if all that were here from the start has tested negative at 6 months(chichi,john in london, iceman, tammy) congradulations to all. I (the why me guy, who first went to blood bank as good samaritin and started having night sweats, rashes,... Read more »

For the "not sure" guy (3/31/01 00:55 AM)

Posted by KitG
I can relate to your frustration, because I've been in a similar place a while back.

Presumably, you've tested negative out to some agreed cut-off point, three months, six months, whatever.

Basically, while nothing in life is 100% certain (oops,... Read more »