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Trauma Caused By Herpes

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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
...could have been a reactivation of an old infection or a new HSV-2 or HSV-1 lesion or it could have been an ulcerative lesion caused by something other than herpes. Your scumbag ex-boy-toy had HSV-1 by history; he may also have had HSV-2. We have... Read more »

Herpes

Can you PLEASE explane what other then HIV would cause herpes inside the mouth about every 2 or... Read more »

Genital Herpes

Thank you for your answer on my last post.I wish you could tell me more about whether the outbreaks... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...for lesions (cuts or scrapes). If you find something, don't believe your partner if he or she tells you itwas caused by the heat, the weather, or clothes. You should avoid any contactwith the area until a health care worker has... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital 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.... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...to the design of more effective treatments. More about NIAID Research on Genital Herpes Cause Genital herpes is caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two types of HSV. HSV type 1 most commonly infects the mouth and lips,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...Shingles Treated? Can Shingles Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Shingles? Shingles is a very painful disease caused by the same herpes virus that causes chicken pox (varicella zoster virus). Like other herpes viruses, the... Read more »
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Herpes question.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can having herpes cause you seroconvert later and test positive later than someone who doesn't have herpes? Read more »

Living with HIV and Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hey I want to hear from anyone thats living with HIV and Herpes how they have coped with the 2 and whether there is any link to Herpes increasing the rapid progression of HIV? Read more »

Can HIV antibodies cross react in a herpes test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi folks, I am wondering if HIV antibodies can be mistakenly be picked up by HSV-2 IgG ELISA. This may cause false positive for HSV-2. ELISA (even for HSV-2) being a more sensitive test as compared to specific has been always known to Read more »

G-MANN

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Have you ever heard of someone presenting hairy leukoplakia and genital warts and also being hiv neg? I present both and have not had any risky exposures in 5 years. My t-cells are 400. I have had all antibody tests done (neg) and several pcr... Read more »