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Types Of Herpes Simplex Virus

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Ask the Experts

when does herpes strikes..?

Dear Doc, May I ask and know when does herpes virus would strike on during the HIV infection when does it occurs in the body? and also in the mouth? What particular part in the body does it commonly appears aside from the mouth?? (on the head of...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Herpess simplex infections can occur throughout the course of HIV infection. There are severaal types of herpes simplex viruses. One of them more frequently infects the genital area (can involve the vagina, cervix, anal and rectal areas as... Read more »

cold sores = genital herpes?

are they both the same virus? aren't they two different simplex herpes types? in oral sex, can... Read more »

Transmission of HSV-2

Dr. Kull,Is it possible to be infected with HSV-2 through oral sex. I had a receptive oral from an... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Transmission of Herpes Simplex Virus Types 1 and 2 in a Prospective Cohort of HIV-Negative Gay Men: The Health in Men Study

... There are few studies comparing risk factors for infection by herpes simplex virus types 1 (HSV-1) and 2 (HSV-2), the authors of the current study wrote, despite an increase in HSV-1-associated anogenital herpes Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Seroprevalence and Risk Factors for Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in a Population of HIV-Infected Patients in Canada

... The researchers in the current study set out to determine the seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus (HSV) in a population of HIV-positive patients in Canada. The study participants were HIV patients attending five infectious-disease Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Experimental Genital Herpes Vaccine Fails Major Clinical Trial

...Herpevac trial, which began in 2002, enrolled 8,323 women ages 18-30 at 50 sites in the United States and Canada. All were free of herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 at enrollment. Half the women received the Havrix hepatitis A vaccine (control... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) Seroprevalence at the Time of HIV-1 Diagnosis and Seroincidence After HIV-1 Diagnosis in an Ethnically Diverse Cohort of HIV-1-Infected Persons

... Researchers in the current study sought to determine herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) seroprevalence at HIV-1 diagnosis and seroincidence one year or more after HIV diagnosis. HSV type-specific antibodies Read more »
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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...also a common sign of any other infection that you can imagine. They occur in response to colds and flu's, coldsores caused by herpes simplex virus, sometimes acne, cuts and wounds, etc., whenever there is any kind of inflammation. In some... Read more »

After 15 Months Just Tested POS!!!

Posted by pozsailor1, 5 Replies
...telling numerous Docs all along there is something wrong with me. That's what led me to hiv, big mistake. I still have groggy type headaches, slight confusion, muscle spasms/aches soft stools, fatigue and floaters, but I AM going to believe my... Read more »

front line

Posted by Anonymous
...diaphragms, which may help prevent women's acquisition of HIV by preventing viral exposure of the cervix; prophylactic suppression of herpes simplex virus type 2, which significantly increases the risk of HIV transmission; and prophylactic... Read more »

HIV Prevention: What you need to know!

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...HIV. Being infected with HIV may also include being infected with syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, human papilloma virus (HPV), herpes simplex virus (HSV), and hepatitis A, B, and C, and others! -In the United States, there are 980,000 people... Read more »