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Various Type Of Herpes Virus

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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
...you about HHV6 is bogus. Your immune system is neither suppressed nor deficient. HHV6 is among the most widespread of human herpes viruses. In infants and young children, it can cause exanthema subitum (Roseola infantum) and flu-like illnesses... Read more »

herpes virus and hiv

hi, i am curious,i read somewhere recently that the herpes virus either oralor genital can be very... Read more »

herpes virus

Could herpes virus survive even a few moments in any ideal medium that could be found off or... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Department: One-Fourth of New York City Residents Have Herpes Virus

According to a study released Monday by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, about 26 percent of adults in the city have genital herpes. Nationwide, the virus infects 19 percent of adults. Among New Yorkers, the most affected... Read more »
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Transmission of Human Herpes Virus Type 8 (HHV-8, The Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpes Virus)

Although it has been over five years since the initial reports of a virus related to KS were made, it is still unclear just how this virus is transmitted. Studies by various investigators have shown a clear and fairly striking relationship between... 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

...infection, history of oral and/or genital herpes, and treatment for HIV and/or genital herpes. Clinicians drew blood for HSV type-specific serology; the samples were tested by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (Focus Diagnostics HerpeSelect... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Drug May Help Control AIDS Virus

...acyclovir have a lower HIV viral load, while in several high-profile experiments the drug failed to prevent HIV infection. The herpes virus changes acyclovir into a form that works against HIV, said study co-leader Dr. Leonid Margolis of the... Read more »
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Can Herpes Virus affect testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a girl of unknown status, 1 week later I got blisters and was diagnosed with Herpes, as if that wasn't bad enough I began having other symptoms. I was tested by elisa at 10 weeks and negative. Can the herpes infection... Read more »

Herpes?

Posted by sadface, 4 Replies
I have been reading a little on herpes. How soon can you get a blood test to see if you are caring the virus? When does it begin to show up? UG! Thanks, SF Read more »

STD? cold sores, herpes???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...thought cold sores were common in people with a herpes strain? and the cold sores would be were you came into contact with the herpes virus. ie you won't get herpes on your lip if you have genital herpes would ya? please shed some light on... Read more »

It could be CMV

Posted by Anonymous
...are at loss at what kind of infection we can have if its not HIV. There is a virus called the cytomegolovirus (CMV) which is a herpes virus that symptoms resemble that of mono. Its not life threatning or curable but it resembles hiv in the ars... Read more »