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Time Period For Herpes To Show Up In Blood

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...easily pass or transmit the virus to an uninfected partner during sex. Most people get genital herpes by having sex with someone who is shedding the herpes virus either during an outbreak or an asymptomatic (without symptoms) period. People who do not know they have herpes play an important role in transmission because they are unaware they can infect a sexual partner. You can transmit herpes through close contact other than sexual...
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Dr. Bob please answer, eagerly awaiting response -Contracted MRSA and Herpes from being rimmed Follow Up Questions

Hi Dr. Bob,Sorry to be a pest, but I am freaking out (eagerly) awaiting your response to my question...The question is this...I was rimmed / oral from the prostitute late may 2007 (only possible exosure) tested 6 times after (last test on dec 31st...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are "receiving conflicting information"??? From whom? Certainly not from me or this Web site!Your fears are completely unwarranted. You and your wife's repeatedly negative HIV tests are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No... Read more »

Contracted MRSA and Herpes from being rimmed

To Dr. Bob,On May 31st, 2007 I went to a Massage Parlour where I received oral sex with saran wrap on my penis for about a minute and then was rimmed by the prostitute while I masturbated until I finished. I was extremely nervous afterwards and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...would have been positive. Having MRSA and HSV-1 would not affect the accuracy of these tests or the duration of the "window period." 2.Your HIV-antibody tests are definitive and conclusive. You are HIV negative. Consequently, your recurrent... Read more »

Contracted MRSA and Herpes from being rimmed Follow Up Questions

Hi Dr. Bob,Thanks in advance for your previous help, I have made a donation via credit card to your admirable foundation. I am still concerned about and have questions with regards to the following which I wish I included in my previous post...1. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...wrap, the HIV risk declines into the negligible range.2.This would be extremely unlikely. Saliva that does not contain visible blood is not considered to be a risk for HIV transmission.3.This type of rash is not associated with HIV. Follow up... Read more »

Extended nipple sucking and possible HIV transmission if blood present

Dear Dr. Bob. -- thanks a million for this service. You have my donation too. I read through the "nipple/hiv transmission" section, but found no similar scenario as mine. I went to a massage parlor where I met with an older sex worker in Berkeley,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...latex condom was used properly and did not fail (break). In other words relax Max! Noshing on hooker boobs (even for protracted periods of time)is not considered an HIV-transmission risk. If my reassurance is not enough for you to shake your... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

...first outbreak. Although the infection can stay in the body indefinitely, the number of outbreaks tends to decrease over a period of years. How common is genital herpes? Results of a nationally representative study show that genital herpes... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...(PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and menstruation, many HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD... Read more »
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 »
The Well Project

Cancers

...and treated early, cervical cancer can be prevented. Symptoms Many women do not experience symptoms Bleeding between periods is one of the only signs of advanced cervical dysplasia Diagnosis Pap smears: A Pap smear is a... Read more »
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Any herpes survivors out there??

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...positive) but still had test (came back +) i still had my doubts about the herpes though. Years passed and this past week before my period. I noticed the same thing a pinch size soar well, left it alone, no treatments. went away. Over the weekend... Read more »

Oral sex, OCD, and herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Sup guys. 6 months ago I had my first sexual contact ever. A chick I know gave me head. there was no blood in her mouth or soars on my penis but anyways since I have OCD I obsess that she gave me something. I badgered her for a week Read more »

Window period!

Posted by Oomar27, 1 Reply
...planning to have a kid and i'm so scard to kill my wife and my kid My encounter was on dic 7.07 she was at the end fo her menstrual period and was unprotected sex. I just want to know if that's the real window period 3 mons, 6... Read more »

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Posted by terryjeff, 1 Reply
...some in my mouth or something which is still there til this day and a lymth node up in my neck its been up bout 8 weeks now.Sometimes my gums bleed and i have a ulcer at the mo.My top lip was pink but is slowly turning all white.In the last week... Read more »