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Symptoms Of Onset Of Herpes

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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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I AM CONCERNED ABOUT REINFECTION

Hello. I am 42 yo male poz for 10 years. I am on Sustiva, Epivir and Viread. I met another HIV poz man who has been poz for 25 years and he is on Prezista, Truvada, Isentress (?). I am concerned about reinfection since I have been feeling flu-like...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...other concurrent sexual infections (like herpes or syphilis) can modify this risk.Symptoms such as yours could represent the onset of things other than HIV ('tis the season to be jolly, but also to get influenza). It's important to fully... Read more »

STRESS FUL SYMPTOMS!

Dear Doctor Horwath,Are night sweats, a mouth ulcer, and fatigue, symptoms of stress? What other symptoms could some one who is very stressed out and worried get besides these?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Type I, sometimes recurs at times of great physical or emotional stress. However, if you have HIV infection and are having new onset night sweats, oral ulcers, and fatigue, you really need a medical work-up. Symtoms like these are often signs of... Read more »

shingle again?

Dear Drs,i had shingle few weeks ago and i think it's getting better,however,today i can feel that the other side of my neck and head is having the same symptom and i am so scare that it will come back again,please help....should i go to my dr and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...zoster medication should decrease both the severity and duration of shingles symptoms, but needs to be started early after the onset of symptoms.Shingles can happen to persons with any CD4 count, but the frequency or severity of outbreaks can be... Read more »

DOES HAVING HERPES PUT YOU IN HIGH RISK FOR HIV

RYAN I THINK THE WORK YOU DO HERE IS GREAT. I WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE IT IF YOU COULD ANSWER MY QUESTION. I AM MALE AND HAVE RECENTLY BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH HSV. IT IS REALLY DIFFICULT FOR ME, AND I WAS WONDERING IF I COULD SPREAD IT BY HAVING...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...contact until the episode passes. Keep a supply of medication around so that you can start taking it as soon as you suspect the onset of symptoms (the earlier you start, the better chances you have of decreasing the duration of symptoms). ... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Single-Day, Patient-Initiated Famciclovir Therapy for Recurrent Genital Herpes: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial

...multicenter, multinational, randomized and double-blind. Patients were instructed to initiate therapy within six hours after onset of prodromal symptoms or genital herpes lesions. Participants taking famciclovir reduced ( P P = 0.003). Adverse... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Symptoms

...or swollen glands, that may be enlarged for more than 3 months. Other symptoms often experienced months to years before the onset of AIDS include Lack of energy Weight loss Frequent fevers and sweats Persistent or frequent yeast... 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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please forgive me

Posted by LynnB, 5 Replies
I know that I am not supposed to post here because I have not yet been diagnosed with HIV , I am still in the waiting phase it has been about 7 and a half weeks since I was raped. I am still healing and mentally I just don't know. I do have a... Read more »

Any comment on this?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...ulcer,fever blister, and genital ulceration. Also painful urination and some fever. The doctor just looked at me and said it was herpes and the thrush was from the antibiotics he had given me for the sorethroat.My girlfriend also had a fever... Read more »

Late presenter......

Posted by Anonymous, 15 Replies
...and my viral load in excess of 700,000+. My follow up visit to my Doctor's visit started with the discovery thay I had the onset of Karposi's Sarcoma. Has anyone else had this, and been successfully treated for it? Does it disappear completely... Read more »

ARS all you ever wanted to know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...fever appears to be the most common symptom reported by several authors, while sore throat is much more variable. Typically, the onset of ARS symptoms has been reported between five and 30 days following exposure to the virus. They last anywhere... Read more »