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Time Between Tingling And A Break Out With Herpes

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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? 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. The infection stays dormant in nerve cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs....
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Really need your advice - aggressive herpes out break

Hi, I really need your advice. I saw the discussion on prednisone. I am on high initiation dose and then tapering next month to 30 to 40 mgs per day for a month, then 20 mgs a day before alternate days. Problem is that I got the worst herpes attack...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Prednisone can be a blessing but also a curse. It can reduce inflammation and make life bearable for those with inflammatrory conditions but the side effects are to be respected.My advice is always to try to use the lowest dose of steroids for the... Read more »

Five days after exposure I began an intense tingling in the legs

Hello doctor, is the first time I write. I'm worried because I had a risky sexual relationship on 30 October 2007. Five days after exposure I began an intense tingling in the legs. The tingling went up till the knees. After this, the legs felt...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thanks for your question.Your symptoms are not typical for an acute HIV infection. And now 2 years later and with a negative HIV test 11 months after the possible exposure there is no evidence to suggest that you have HIV infection. I am sorry you... Read more »

tingling in legs tensed of HIV risk

hi, I had protected sex six weeks I am having tingling in leg..I had sex with fsw in chile.ii had oral & vaginal sex.I had sex twice.I used new condoms both times.condom didn't break & slip off.I am worried tingling...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiCondoms are effective in the prevention of HIV transmission, as long as they are used correctly and do not break or slip off. You did everything correct with using new condoms for each act. There can be many reasons why you have the tingling in... Read more »

Burnng & Tingling in body

Hi Richard,My concern of a HIV risk came about 6 weeks ago. April 15, Starting at 2 weeks i started having a sore through which went away after a few days and some antibiotics. My main concern is the tingling and burning sensation in my body. It...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Your risk itself was low. Unprotected oral and protected penetrative sex is not that high of a risk (since the condom did not break or fall off). Neuropathy, while sometimes caused by the virus itself, is typically caused by the medications... Read more »
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having a break for a longer time

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Dear everyone,

Since the time i once received my own negative test-result after an (afterwards) unnecessary and almost paralysing worry for HIV, i decided to try to do something useful with my many researches on the subject by reacting on the forum.... Read more »

condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
My case seems somewhat different from others at least to me. I contracted herpes as a result of 30 seconds exposure to sex worker's vagina during intercourse as the condom broke. I have not been feeling well ever since. I have not had any... Read more »

burning tingling in hands and feet

Posted by Worried12, 3 Replies
Me again.... now I have burning and tingling in my hands and feet some times. Is it all in my head? Its not even an HIV symptom is it? Is it even possible to not seroconvert until 5 months after exposure? I had a negative blood test at 3 months .... Read more »

Tingle in Urethra

Posted by Anonymous
I have had this abnormal sensation of ''1-second-tingling'' sensations inside my urethra, usually inside the head of the penis for several weeks now. The tingling sensation occurs 4-7 times a day, it just comes and go sporadically. What could be the... Read more »