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Time Between Herpes Outbreaks

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Herpes outbreak at the time of drawing blood. Please answer.

Dr. McGovern,First of all thanks for your support to the people who really need you. Could you please answer my concern. I have tested positive for HSV-1 and HSV-2. I have tested negative for HIV Elisa antibody test 9 months following the exposure....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Please be reassured that a herpes outbreak should not interfere with your HIV testing results.Dr. McGovern Read more »

Good counts but too much herpes outbreaks

Hello there Mr. Holodniy, I would like to know your opinion about my case. I was diagnosed HIV+ in... Read more »

herpes with hiv

If you become infected with hiv and you already have hsv-1 oral and also hsv-1 on the genitals... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...past the body's immune defenses and make it easier to get HIV infection. A recent study found that people with HSV had three times the risk of becoming infected with HIV as people without HSV. A recent study found that treating HSV can lead to a... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...an outbreak, and wash your hands after contact with that area. Do not have sexual contact (vaginal, oral, or anal) from the time of your first genital symptoms until your symptoms are completely gone. Symptoms Symptoms of herpes are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...been approved for the treatment of shingles: famciclovir and valacyclovir. Both famciclovir and valacyclovir are taken three times each day, compared to five times for acyclovir. All of these drugs work best when they are started within the first... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

...the genitals or rectum. The blisters break, leaving tender ulcers (sores) that may take two to four weeks to heal the first time they occur. Typically, another outbreak can appear weeks or months after the first, but it almost always is less... Read more »
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Bad Start to the New Year

Posted by vern, 1 Reply
...night. The problem was that I had compromised skin. I had red bumps on the head of my penis which had become eroded. I sometimes get this and think it is a manifestation of recurrant herpes. Does this increase the chances of getting HIV or... Read more »

Herpetic ulcer in the mouth

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi everyone. Im 26 years old female from Western Europe. I had unproteceted sex with someone several times. Since then I think i m living a nightmare. Every symptom that happens to my body i think its hiv. I'm a hypochondriac person Read more »

bad day

Posted by planonstaying, 1 Reply
...fantastic last month. I had started to adjust to the idea this infection might not be so much of a physical problem for a bit of time....POOF, a herpes outbreak feels like the flu =/. I am staying at work and putting one foot in front of the... Read more »

HPV+ Herpes Outbreak+ Oral sex w/ HIV+ parter=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I received oral sex from a girl who is HIV+. I have some genital warts from HPV and had a Herpes Outbreak at the time. Am I infected with HIV? What are my chanes? Are there any documented cases or could I be a first? I am married and need URGENT Read more »