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Type Two Herpes How Long Dormant

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...aimed at disrupting these viral targets might lead 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, causing sores known as fever blisters or cold sores. HSV type 2 is the usual cause of genital herpes, but it also can infect the mouth. ...
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herpes 6

Went to the doc today to get blood work results... the reason i went to the doc was i was having all kinds of issues with my ears,(ringing, pressure, ect..) so took blood work... i know i have been having a problem with my lymph-nodes for quite...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...result would not account for your current symptoms.Regarding your HIV serostatus, if your ELISA was negative three months or longer after your most recent potential HIV exposure, it can be considered definitive.Thank you for your support of the... Read more »

herpes virus 6

my question is concerning the lesser known herpes virus type 6, my health is a bit complicated as i am recovering and now getting well from several years of chronic fatigue syndrome, during this ilness i had a mono type viral infection caused by...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...like HHV6, which infect people, yet do not cause illness. In folks with severe immunodeficiency or immunosuppression, these types of viruses may in some cases induce some symptoms, such as pneumonitis or neurological symptoms. However, it is my... Read more »

cold sores = genital herpes?

are they both the same virus? aren't they two different simplex herpes types? in oral sex, can someone with a cold sore on the lips transmit the herpes virus to another person and have it manifest as genital herpes and/or lip cold sores (even...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...There are two types of herpes simplex virus (HSV) that are categorized as HSV-1 and HSV-2. HSV-1 generally causes what are commonly known as cold Read more »

HIV, Herpes and Neuropathy

I was diagnosed with Genital Herpes in late July 2003 and HIV a week later in August 2003. I initially sought treatment due to severe pain in my rectum. It took several weeks and a blood test to determine that my pain was related to an initial...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thank you for your post and very kind words; I'm happy to know that our work here is of benefit.Both HIV and herpes can cause nerve injury; for the case of HIV, this Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...delivery, a cesarean delivery is usually performed. Repeat outbreaks of HSV may occur even in people with normal immune systems. Prolonged herpes outbreaks may be a sign of a weakened immune system. This includes people with HIV disease,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...Numbers Mean? In the late 1980s and early 1990s, several studies were done to assess the risk of HIV infection from specific types of exposure to HIV. These calculations only give a general idea of risk. They can tell you which activities carry a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...the shingles rash or with anything that may have touched the shingles rash or blisters. How Is Shingles Treated? Several types of drugs are used to treat shingles. They include anti-herpes drugs, and several types of treatment for pain. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Immune Reconstitution

...advantage of the body's weakeneddefenses. HIV Reduces the Type of CD4 Cells In a healthy immune system, there are different types of CD4 cells thatfight different diseases. As HIV progresses and kills off CD4 cells, some typesof CD4 cells can... Read more »
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HIV and Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Herpes, and to what level of success? From what I have read on this website already, my heart has been touched by the level of kindness shown to others. Many thanks. Tom. Read more »

Herpes question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can u catch a different strain of herpes from someone if you yourself had herpes for 10+ years but had an unprotected exposure with someone who just recently got it from Read more »

Still worried, helpful clues as to my problems?

Posted by detino04, 5 Replies
...inch below my head grew in a cluster, they went away a few days later, over these past 3 months, I've broken out with blister types, just under the rim of my head, and towards the top of my shaft, not a bunch, but a couple on and off. I went to... Read more »

Genital Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...but I was wondering if the first episode of genital herpes is extremly painful or not? What do the lesions look like and how long do they take to go away? Please answer! Read more »