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Testing For Herpes Simplex 2

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$200 Donation For This Simple Question (HERPES SIMPLEX, 2009)

Hi Dr Bob, Scott from CA. Umm... how do I start.? Ok here goes.I've a gf for about 6 months now. Before we engage in any kind of unprotected sex, we both had HIV and STDs test about 3 weeks after being together and all came back NEGATIVE. She told...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sores), your doctor is correct. It's extremely common. See below. I'll reprint some information from the archives that discusses Herpes simplex and its relationship to HIV.I'm delighted you are such a loyal fan and that you'll be making a... 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 »

question about herpes

I sent the question about hsv2. the test was done at the Mayo Medical Laboratories and it says... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Psychosocial Impact of Serological Herpes Simplex Type 2 Testing in an Urban HIV Clinic

... The authors conducted a prospective study of the psychosocial response to a new serological herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) diagnosis in patients receiving care at an urban HIV clinic. At entry, patients' sera were tested for HSV-1 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Seroprevalence and Risk Factors for Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in a Population of HIV-Infected Patients in Canada

... The researchers in the current study set out to determine the seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus (HSV) in a population of HIV-positive patients in Canada. The study participants were HIV patients attending five infectious-disease Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Herpes Simplex Suppression on Incidence of HIV Among Women in Tanzania

... Given that infection with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) is associated with an increased risk of acquiring HIV, the current study tested whether therapy to suppress Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

...type 2 from men to women. JAMA 2001;285:3100-3106. Wald A, Link K. Risk of human immunodeficiency virus infection in herpes simplex virus infection in herpes simplex virus type 2 -- seropositive persons:A meta-analysis. J Infect Dis... Read more »
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Resultados De Examenes

Posted by James007, 1 Reply
...VIH, Antigeno P24, Sifilis y Herpes. Como resultado para VIH 1 y 2 Negativo. Para Antigeno P24 Negativo. Sifilis Negativo.Para Herpes Simplex Tipo 1 dio positivo. Segun su experiencia medica, el herpes es un indicador de VIH? Durante este periodo... Read more »

PCR test?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Ok, I am freaking out. I have been too sick to ignore the symptoms as not being HIV related. I have this strange PN and also herpes simplex issues which I have never had in my life. Anyhow, with all the information out there regarding antibody... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have had herpes of the mouth since i was a pre teen about once every two years. Not with hiv, my outbreaks are happening sooner, does anyboyd know if there is a relation? Read more »

Insertive Oral question a little different....

Posted by Anonymous
...say "no documented cases of transmission through saliva" all the time, but this was obviously more than saliva as I got HSV (herpes simplex). Read more »