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Tingling All Over Body Herpes

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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...people infected with both HIV and HSV are likely to have more frequent outbreaks of herpes. These outbreaks can be more serious, and last longer than for people without HIV. Herpes sores provide a way for HIV to get 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...
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My thanks to you Dr. Bob! (HERPES, 2010)

Hello Dr, BobI came on here to ask you a question and doing so I had to re-write my post because I realized how remarkable you truly are Dr. Bob. As I was writing it hit me, you have been helping people on here for years! It is truly remarkable that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...outbreaks can be more serious, and last longer than for people without HIV.Herpes sores provide a way for HIV to get past the body's immune defenses and make it easier to get HIV infection. A recent study found that people with HSV had three... Read more »

Herpes, Betrayal, Cervix Mysterys, and HIV risk--Oh my!!!

Hey Bob, I'm actually writing to you, or at least I know of you, since I'm an Oberlin Alum myself (we even met briefly!). I'm writing to ask you a bit about my risks of HIV transmission, and to get some clarity about some of the stats out there. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...get screened for HSV and follow up with your gyno as needed. Primarily for peace of mind you could also get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. I'm quite confident the result will be negative. I'll repost below some information... Read more »

$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
...outbreaks can be more serious, and last longer than for people without HIV.Herpes sores provide a way for HIV to get past the body's immune defenses and make it easier to get HIV infection. A recent study found that people with HSV had three... Read more »

may i ask about herpes instead?

hello dr. bob. how are u?it's me again,medical student in prague (AGAIN???).well last time when i told u that my test results for stds came out negative after 5weeks of exposure.i actually got that through the phone only coz i simply couldnt find...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...now. I'll reprint below some information about herpes from the archives. To briefly address your concerns:1.Well, not "everybody" has herpes type 1 literally speaking, but the prevalence is indeed extremely high and I, too, agree you shouldn't be... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...Spreading Herpes People with herpes should follow a few simple steps to avoid spreading the infection to other places on their body or other people. Avoid touching the infected area during an outbreak, and wash your hands after contact with... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...neck, and scalp, in and around the ear, or at the tip of the nose. Shingles outbreaks are almost always on just one side of the body. Within a few days, a rash appears on the skin area related to the inflamed nerve. Small blisters form and fill... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Composition Tests

... What Are Body Composition Tests? Anthropometry Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) Body Mass Index (BMI) Computerized Tomography Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself Read more »
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condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hey, 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 Read more »

unprotected sex

Posted by bigmistakenow, 1 Reply
...mark after our sexual encounter, and results were negative both times. I know it takes 3-6 months for the body to produce antibodies. My question is, what determines the rate at which the antibodies are produced? If you are a healthy person,... Read more »

Need a little advice

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...have been under so much stress that I have lost 15 pounds from not eating and I just really want to put this behind me but my body won't let me. I have had a pcr dah hiv qual at day 22 I have had 4 ora sure rapid blood tests all thw way up to... Read more »

How fast are antibodies produced?

Posted by veryscared1, 2 Replies
...mark after our sexual encounter, and results were negative both times. I know it takes 3-6 months for the body to produce antibodies. My question is, what determines the rate at which the antibodies are produced? If you are a healthy person,... Read more »