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Symptoms Of Sore Throat Caused By Herpes

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Risk of HIV through Oral Sex When Herpes is present and contracted

Dear Dr. Bob--About 7 years ago, you helped me through the only other HIV scare I've ever had (which turned out to be Lyme disease). I hope you can help with this one, as well. And I believe the specific facts of my "case" will help others and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...increase susceptibility to HIV and facility HIV transmission. This is primarily a problem of an HIV-negative person with active herpetic lesions being at greater risk for acquiring HIV from an exposure. This would not apply to your situation.2.... 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... Read more »

please..doc..the STD people in my town are so inconsistent!

Hi doc..im a nineteen year old male, i had one possible exposure to HIV in July 08..My last test... Read more »
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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact Sheet 509 ), herpes simplex causes painful skin eruptions. Itching and tingling are usually the first signs, followed by a blister that breaks open.... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...to the design of more effective treatments. More about NIAID Research on Genital Herpes Cause Genital herpes is caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two types of HSV. HSV type 1 most commonly infects the mouth and lips,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...Shingles Treated? Can Shingles Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Shingles? Shingles is a very painful disease caused by the same herpes virus that causes chicken pox (varicella zoster virus). Like other herpes viruses, the... Read more »
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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...HIV carry the virus. CMV is the most common virus passed onto a pregnant woman's unborn baby. Most of the time, CMV does not cause disease. It may be a cause for mononucleosis , commonly called mono. Among people with damaged immune systems,... Read more »
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I think I just seconverted

Posted by 5821soul, 2 Replies
...were some sprerm that touch my anus, 2.5 weeks after I got a weird rash on my hand for a couple of days then I got a severe sore throat with all my lymph nodes on the neck swollen and also close to my collar bone, the sore throat is getting... Read more »

condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...risk of hiv transmission. Do the sores have to be present on the penis beforehand or is the presence of sores in vagina also causes increased transmission risk. My unprotected encounter surely did not go beyond a minute. Please share your... Read more »

Can Herpes Virus affect testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...that wasn't bad enough I began having other symptoms. I was tested by elisa at 10 weeks and negative. Can the herpes infection cause me to show negative for HIV? Does herpes have any effect on the test result. I have heard of co-infection with... Read more »

Oral Sex causing HIV?

Posted by jinLA, 4 Replies
...back on my recent behavior. I was in China and received oral sex from a massage girl who had what appeared to be a cold with sore throat (also vaginal sex with a condom). This occurred approximately 15 days ago. I felt completely fine for the... Read more »