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Viral Herpes Infection

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Herpes and infection

Dr. Bob,I wrote to you in January and have donated to your site and will donate this month as well. I want to thank you for you reply to my previous post about Seb. Derm. and all of the other post that have educated me and so many others. I wanted...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,There is no way to estimate that type of statistical risk because herpes can vary in severity from very mild to active vesicles to healing scabs, etc. The best we can offer is to say that HIV-transmission risk is increased when there is another... Read more »

Is Kaposi's sarcoma a cancer or a herpes infection?

I have read that KS is not cancer at all but a type of herpes virus called herpes-8. If this is... 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... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...about one in five people over the age of 12. The US Center for Disease Control estimates that there are 1 million new genital herpes infections each year. The rates of HSV infection have increased significantly in the past ten years or so. About... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rates of Genital Herpes Infections Rise in Scotland

Genital infections with herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) have risen in western Scotland over the last 15 years, particularly among young women, according to a study in the British Medical Journal ("Longitudinal Study of Genital Infection by... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...cover all infected areas. You can get tested to find out if you are infected with the herpes virus. Complications Genital herpes infections usually do not cause serious health problems in healthy adults. In some people whose immune systems... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

How Does HIV Spread During Sex? Unsafe Activities Safer Activities Safe Activities What if Both People Are Already Infected? Know What You're Doing Set Your Limits The Bottom Line How Does HIV Spread During Sex? To spread... 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 am... Read more »

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Posted by DUDE
I think there are two immune systems. One that fights colds, flu's and stuff like that. The other fights OI's (opportunist Infections). So, that would explain why people with AIDS don't get colds and the flu. The immune systems are described below... Read more »

This answers some of our questions

Posted by DUDE
I think there are two immune systems. One that fights colds, flu's and stuff like that. The other fights OI's (opportunist Infections). So, that would explain why people with AIDS don't get colds and the flu. The immune systems are described below... Read more »

two immune systems?????

Posted by Anonymous
I think there are two immune systems. One that fights colds, flu's and stuff like that. The other fights OI's (opportunist Infections). So, that would explain why people with AIDS don't get colds and the flu. The immune systems are described... Read more »