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Symptoms Of Shingles In Women

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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...new genital herpes infections each year. The rates of HSV infection have increased significantly in the past ten years or so. About 80% of people with HIV are also infected with genital herpes. HSV2 infection is more common in women. It infects about one out of four women and about one out of five men. Genital HSV can cause potentially fatal infections in babies. If a woman has active genital herpes at delivery, a cesarean delivery is usually...
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Shingles with past "low risk" exposures (SHINGLES, 2010)

Thanks for reading my question, by the looks of your site you are all VERY busy. My concern is this. I am a 43yo male who has had exposures in my recent past with guys, oral only. I usually just recieve, but on occasion have given. I have never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The vast majority of cases of shingles have absolutely nothing to do with HIV/AIDS. See below. Regarding your HIV test results, the CDC guidelines indicate HIV-antibody tests taken prior to the three-month mark are not considered to be... Read more »

Unprotected Intercourse with a POZ women..Strong Symptomes but neg at 12 weeks !

Hi DR. I'm 32 years healthy male, I have had unprotected vaginal sex with a women that told me lately that she is poz for 2 years now and she is untreated yet, after 15 days, I had fever of 37.7 C for more than 3 weeks ,muscle pain, white tong,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Salut Mec de Montreal,Je suis dsol d'apprendre ton histoire mdicale difficile et terrifiante. Le fait que tes tests 12 semaines aprs l'exposition restent ngatifs est de bonne nouvelles. a c'est trs encourageant. Pour la plupart les gens qui sont... Read more »

Accuracy Oral Test

I just tested positive on the oral 20 min test. I am male. I had sex with a woman and used a condom. The reason for the test was shingles. I have no other symptoms. the 2nd line on the test was bearly visible. Could the test be wrong(no other...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
The oral test is very good, but like all tests for HIV it is not perfect. Moreover, it does need to be confirmed by a Western blot. I would wait to see the results of the Western blot and if there remains uncertaintly consider repeat... Read more »

Are Shingles a Sign of HAART Rejection?

As always, I want to express my many "Thank You's" to you all here on this site. Anyway, here is my problem. CD4- 85, V.L.- undetectable (before my bout which I am about to tell you - I recently had new tests, and am awaiting resultls). About a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Shingles (herpes zoster) is common in the general population and more common in HIV+ or other immunocompromised persons. Shingles is seen in HIV+ persons across a wide range of CD4 counts including persons with higher (ie > 350) CD4 cells counts.... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 What Does the Research Show? Commentary Introduction It's a mouthful... Read more »
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Viracept

...Other than that, given the explosive blue diarrhea, there's little left to recommend this drug anymore. The one exception is for women trying to conceive, as it's one alternative PI recommended to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission.... Read more »
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Kaletra

..."preferred" to "alternative" therapy in U.S. HIV treatment guidelines for treatment-naive people, but is preferred for pregnant women. For people doing well on Kaletra, this should not be an issue. According to the guidelines, the need for 200 mg... Read more »
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Aptivus

...snack with the drug. Rash, including sensitivity to the sun, has occurred with Aptivus. Rash was more common in children. Also, women taking birth control pills may be at higher risk for rash. If a severe rash occurs, Aptivus should be... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Need Help with the Worst Dilemma of my Life

Posted by Jude, 3 Replies
I met this guy and we hit it off. We mutually decided to take things slowly. However, anytime the slightest opportunity for intimacy arose, even a hug, he behaved quite odd. Yet on the phone, in IMs, and emails he is quite warm and I admit becoming... Read more »

Whats the point

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
in making fun of someone so paranoid ? instead of singing just give him a nice long answer and tell me whats the point of the song and what its about ? Read more »