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Symptons 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 can officially Woo-Hoo

I have been reading your forum over the past few months and it really gave me a lot of hope. So much hope in fact that I went out and got tested. The reason I stumbled onto your site was because I thought I had every sympton. Contracted herpes...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You were planning your funeral one minute and your suicide the next? Hmmm . . . generally speaking, those activities would be in reverse order, but since they were merely irrational foolish thoughts, I suppose it doesn't really matter now does... Read more »

Herpes?

Married with children. Just recently in past couple months have been breaking out with small blisters in the pubic hair area. They have never appeared close to the vaginal area. Approx. a good 3 in from that area. I never thought about it until...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...It sounds like this may be herpes. The only way to know for sure is to have the fluid in the little blsiters cultured-- if it is indeed herpes, the viral culture Read more »

Herpes, Menstruation, and tampons

I was diagnosed with Herpes Simplex 2 about two years ago. I am familiar with the symptons and have not experienced an outbreak more than once. I recently had unprotected sex with my boyfriend. What makes it worse is that I was menstruating at...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. Based on what you told me, your boyfriend was not at any additional risk of infection for herpes under the circumstances you described.If you have any further questions, please feel free to call the Centers for... Read more »

Hey Doc Please Answer

Hi, I am 18 Years Old, I am going to college thinking about taking masters on either engineering or architecture. So honestly i want to my live life the right way. Well I was facing some stress and depression recently, with family and friends. So i...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Sorry, we do not answer such questions in this forum. This forum is for those with HIV or those with appropriate questions regarding the care and managment of HIV/AIDS. As it states on the webpage you used to pose your question:"Worried if you are... Read more »
Articles
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)

... 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 varicella-zoster virus has... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are many forms of herpes. The most common forms of herpes are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...with HIV. Also, syphilis causes large, painless sores. It is easy for someone to be infected with HIV through syphilis sores. Herpes simplex infection (see Fact Sheet 508 ) also causes sores which assist infection with HIV. An active case of... Read more »
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I give up!!!!

Posted by Roper2008, 4 Replies
Since my negative test several months ago I have tried not dwell on HIV infection, tried not coming on these boards etc, etc. But I now know I have HIV!! as well as my infecting my girlfriend. We are both experiencing Diarrhea on a regular basis;... Read more »

other viruses that cause ARS symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Are there very many other viruses that cause ARS symptoms? I once read about a certain strain of herpes that doesn't cause any sores, or harm the immune system, but it does cause a brief illness after infection similar to ARS. Are Read more »

cankers/ herpes/hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...negative 4 weeks after these symptons started and tested negative can that gurantee that HIV isn't the cause?? I also go tested for herpes and get the results back at the end of the week. Could herpes do this to my tongue? I think i may have had... Read more »

I dont know wat to do, I tink my life is over!!

Posted by derken, 3 Replies
...has lost lots of weight and has cold sores on her lips and has pains in her stonach but none of this is uncommon to her. My symptons have been increased bowel movement and I also have A RASH ON MY FINGER SINCE IT HAPPENED and also a slight pain... Read more »