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Treatments For Herpes

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herpes response to treatment

how lond does it take for herpes to start responding to treatment? CD4 COUNT BELOW 120OY
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Treatment for routine herpes simplex with drugs like acyclovir usually results in fairly prompt improvement (several days). Herpes zoster responds perhaps Read more »

Herpes "so-called" treatment(not suppressent)

I found out 3 months ago that I contracted genital herpes I have no clue how because I had sex with... Read more »

NEW RESEARCH ON HIV and HERPES - NO NEED FOR OPEN SORES FOR TRANSMISSION???

Dear Dr. Bob: You have been extremely helpful to me over the years and I have donated to support... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Examine Reducing Risk of Vertical HIV Transmission While Breastfeeding, Effect of Herpes Treatments on Transmission

...care," adding that the next step is to "determine the optimal time for treating mothers and infants" ( New York Times , 2/5). Herpes Treatments In related news, another study presented Monday at the conference found that treating genital... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Treatment May Help HIV Patients: Study

... In a study of 140 Burkina Faso women with genital herpes, twice-daily valacyclovir 500-mg taken for three months was shown to reduce HIV in the blood and HIV shedding in the vagina, Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

... What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Treatment Approved to Reduce Infection's Spread, Too

...The widely used genital herpes drug Valtrex (valacyclovir) can now be advertised as helping to prevent the spread of herpes simplex virus type 2, the Food and Read more »
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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... Read more »

Any herpes survivors out there??

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I hope someone is patient enough to bare with me.. I need some guidance from others with herpes. I was diagnosed with hereps 3 years ago. the catch is that when diagnosed i had a pinch size soar and was to small to culture. Read more »

HIV and Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi. I've just been diagnosed with both HIV and Herpes, however, my mind is in whirl and I can barely remeber anything my Doctor said to me other than starting treatment with drugs Read more »

herpes simple 2

Posted by jjgc, 1 Reply
...Hola megustaria saber si es cierto eso de q las pertsonas q padecen de herpes simple tienen las pruebas de vih con falso negativos. Si es asi cuanto tiuempo se tiene q esperar para hacerce las pruebas. Gracias Read more »