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Trauma Caused By 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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Trauma Resuscitation Differing opinions

Dr. Bob,I recently wrote to you in a message titled "Trauma Resuscitation". Due to some questioning, my colleagues and I called the national healthcare workers PEP hotline (this was before you were able to address my question). One...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I agree medical decision making is often not merely black or white, but an infinite number of shades of gray. Perhaps that's why folks often talk about both the art and the science of medicine. That said, I still strongly disagree with the... Read more »

Theoretical Trauma?

I called the CDC hotline and they told me that there was a theoretical risk for transmittion through kissing if one partner has a canker sore and the other has a trauma to the mouth. This formed 2 questions in my mind after I hung up.1. what is a...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Theoretical means transmission could happen. This has no relevance to the likelihood of transmission. Kissing poses a negligible risk for transmission.Trauma means injury. In reference to HIV transmission risk, trauma is relevant when the injury... Read more »

Long-term Side Effects? "Toxic Trauma?"

Dr., I have been off all HIV meds for about two months due to too many side effects. I am now experiencing problems with my abdomen, and more body pain and serious fatigue. Is this something that could be permanent? I have been on and off drugs for...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
And I will wish for another 18 years along with you!!!!You bring uo an interesting point - Are the side effects of medication ever permanent?The answer is...usually not. The most common problems of nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, fatigue,... Read more »

fuzeon bioinjector trauma???????

I have been on Fuzeon injections for approximately 3 years not beginning in a study at that time. 6 months ago I switched to the bioinjector as the next level of treatment reportedly making it simpler and needle-free etc. Last week I gave myself my...
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
Hi Greg,It sounds like you have had a reaction which to my knowledge is uncommon. I understand your fear of this happening again with the bioinjector. I imagine you are in a study, because the bioinjector is not available to the general public.... Read more »
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genital herpes or herpes simplex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Could herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response.

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Ya supere el trauma al ver el negativo!.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hola a todos y felices fiestas!!!!. Tras unos meses muy mal y muy muy angustiado y preocupado durante el periodo ventana ya que lo pase muy mal y no se me quitaba de la cabeza las 24h del dia, me realice las pruebas a la semana 11 y me salio... Read more »

Trauma at 15

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Trauma at 15

I am a 15yr old female living with aids. I don't carry it myself, but the person that means the most in this world to me is. My mother. She has had aids since 1987. She has struggled with drugs, and prostuting almost all her life. It... Read more »

when the trauma is over

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi guys this is for all who have tested neg recently and the final window period is over(3,6 months etc)
what are the toughts that go through your head?
how do u get back to your life? without thinking about hiv
and other horrid things.
how do u actully... Read more »