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Treatment For Recurrent Herpes Infections

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...adults is infected with genital herpes. Women are more commonly infected than men and it is estimated that one of every four women has herpes. Although at least 45 million aged 12 and older in the United States have genital herpes infection, there has been a substantial decrease in cases from 21 percent to 17 percent, according to a 1999 to 2004 CDC survey. Much of the decrease was in the 14 to 19 year age group, and continued through the...
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Thanks - Negative HIV results (so far) but similar symptoms

Dr Bob,I don't have a question...I just wanted to send an email thanking you for the support you regularly provide. In turn, I would like to pledge a $200 donation to your foundation in the hope that my small contribution will allow you to continue...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...decrease over a period of years.How common is genital herpes?Results of a nationally representative study show that genital herpes infection is common in the United States. Nationwide, at least 45 million people ages 12 and older, or one out of... Read more »

Candida and Valtrex

I am HIV+ and have had Candida on my mouth for about five months now. The doctor subscribed Valtrex, (1gr, 3 times daily). After the candida persisted I did a research and I found not a single indication on the net that would suggest treating...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...using Valtrex to prevent painful recurrence of your shingles. Indeed, for patients not yet on HIV medications, prevention of herpes infections is associated with lower HIV viral loads and possibly, slower disease progression.Persistent Candida... Read more »

Drug resistance Q.

Hi,Can colds, flu, pneumonia, or baterial infections a sign of drug resistance or can possibly lead to drug resistance?
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...evaluations and testing of viral loads, CD4 cell counts, and, in the presence of viremia, drug resistance testing. In particular, recurrent bacterial pneumonia, viral infections such as herpes zoster infections or papilloma virus infections, and... Read more »

Reccurring Herpes Infection

I am not on any ARV treatment because I can no longer afford what I was presribed after being on Triomune for one month, 4 months ago when I had to stop its use as it induced hepatitis.I have now got very frequently recurring herpes infection, at...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...I am assuming that you are taking acyclovir only at the time you develop herpes. Anyone with recurrent herpes, should consider taking acyclovir daily to prevent recurrent infections. Have you tried that? Alternatively, one could Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

...decrease over a period of years. How common is genital herpes? Results of a nationally representative study show that genital herpes infection is common in the United States. Nationwide, at least 45 million people ages 12 and older, or one... Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

...Mycobacterium, other species or unidentified species, disseminated or extrapulmonary Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia Pneumonia, recurrent Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy Salmonella septicemia, recurrent Toxoplasmosis of brain ... Read more »
Project Inform

Strategies for Managing Opportunistic Infections

...approaches is critical to making the right choice. Some will choose to risk losing viable treatment options to ease the problems of recurrent infections. Others will simply choose to treat these infections as they happen in hopes of preserving... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recurrent TB: Relapse or Re-infection? The Effect of HIV in a General Population Cohort in Malawi

... The authors designed a long-term cohort study in Karonga district, rural Malawi, to estimate rates of recurrent tuberculosis due to re-infection and relapse, by HIV status, in a general population. All TB patients with culture-proven Read more »
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Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, folks! I had a risky exposure 2 1/2 months ago (oral sex performed on me by sex worker), and developed urinary infection 3 weeks ago that was treated by antibiotics and now has returned again. This entire time I have been extremely fatigued,... Read more »

Seemingly Recurrent fungal infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Help! In August, I developed a yeast infection. Alarmed (I get these rarely), I had an HIV test. It came back negative. In Nov., my long-time boyfriend developed (what he claimed his dr. said was) a bad case of jock itch. His HIV test was... Read more »

Genital Herpes Question..

Posted by scared83, 1 Reply
I know there aren't many Herpes infected people on this site but the forum description does say "and other STD's" so I'll take a shot... In December I had vaginal sex with a prostitute. I was wearing a condom and was only "in" her for like a... Read more »

Co-infection Herpes and HIV

Posted by tphk, 1 Reply
Hi, I am in China. Male 40yo. I went to a massage parlour and had sex there. I used a condom but I have been infected with herpes (primo infection). I have a lesion on the scrotum. For it looks I was not protected enough, is it possible that I am... Read more »