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Symptoms Of Herpes While Pregnant

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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 United States, one of every five teenagers and adults is infected with genital herpes. Women are more commonly infected than men and it is estimated that one of every four women has herpes. Although at least 45 million...
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pregnant with HIV symptoms

4 moths ago i had unprotected sex with my ex partner unknown HIV status now am 3 moth pregnant am not really sure if i got HIV tested in my prenatal test my doctor said everything was fine but i develop many symptoms i had BV after i develop a flu...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe only way to truly know for sure is to ask the doctor if you were tested and what the results were. If they tell you that you were not tested than you need to ask for testing. Knowing your status not only helps you take care of yourself but we... Read more »

pregnant help please

dr. bob,march 3 i had unproteced oral sex w/ejactulation. blood was mixed in semen. days later i had std in throat that was treated with cipro and docycline. a month later i had night sweats, chills, fever, dirreah, yellow tongue, stinging hands and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Some STDs, such as syphilis and herpes, can readily be transmitted by oral sex, both getting and giving. Other STDs, such as HIV, are not easy to get from any kind of oral sex. That doesn't mean it absolutely can't happen, but rather... Read more »

im scared please help and my wife is pregnant

hello doctor. a year ago i had oral sex with a woman for 5 min i never went to her opening i just stayed at the clit and after i rubbed my penis on her clit for 30 sec. 3 days later i felt sick and three weeks after that i felt flu like symptoms and...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiEverything that you described tells me that your exposure was very minimal. Oral sex does carry the lowest risk of HIV transmission. It does sound as if you may have contracted Herpes. Most OBGYN's offer HIV testing as part of a routine... Read more »

Please help, very scared pregnant girlfriend!

Four months ago i gave a male sex worker a blowjob, back then i did not know that oral sex was a risk for HIV, i was so stupid... I regret it every day! After that, in several ocassions i had unprotected sex with my girlfriend (i'm bi-sexual)....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
You are HIV negative. You did not infect your girlfriend. Your symptoms so not sound like ARS. ARS is usually very brief and does not lead to lasting symptoms. It would be basically inconceivable for your girlfriend's symptoms to be due to... Read more »
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Symptoms of ARS compared to Herpes or other STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello everyone,
Well I'm another that did the irresponsible thing and had unprotected sex, and I have symptoms that are consistent with ARS as well as other STDs. Does anyone know or has anyone had the symptoms of ARS and if so what were they for... Read more »

genital herpes or herpes simplex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Could herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response.

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Hiv and Pregnant

Posted by mntwana, 4 Replies
Hi is there anyone who is in the same situation as mine, i went for test on the 6th of march after i felt my body behaving diferently for few days, i felt something itching inside my body and moving from one part to another, joint pains, and... Read more »

ex got girlfriend pregnant and I feel confused

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I just wanted to say thanks to those of you that post questions and talk with other people on this site. I feel really bad because I have been diagnosed for 1 year now. I was infected by my ex, this whole relationship was a disaster. I had gential... Read more »