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Visible Signs Of Herpes

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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...usually the first signs, followed by a blister that breaks open. The infection stays dormant in nerve cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) is the common cause of cold sores (oral herpes) around the mouth. HSV2 normally causes genital herpes. However, through sexual activity, HSV1 can cause infections in the...
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My thanks to you Dr. Bob! (HERPES, 2010)

Hello Dr, BobI came on here to ask you a question and doing so I had to re-write my post because I realized how remarkable you truly are Dr. Bob. As I was writing it hit me, you have been helping people on here for years! It is truly remarkable that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs.Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) is the common cause of cold sores (oral herpes) around the mouth. HSV2... Read more »

$200 Donation For This Simple Question (HERPES SIMPLEX, 2009)

Hi Dr Bob, Scott from CA. Umm... how do I start.? Ok here goes.I've a gf for about 6 months now. Before we engage in any kind of unprotected sex, we both had HIV and STDs test about 3 weeks after being together and all came back NEGATIVE. She told...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs.Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) is the common cause of cold sores (oral herpes) around the mouth. HSV2... Read more »

Herpes, Betrayal, Cervix Mysterys, and HIV risk--Oh my!!!

Hey Bob, I'm actually writing to you, or at least I know of you, since I'm an Oberlin Alum myself (we even met briefly!). I'm writing to ask you a bit about my risks of HIV transmission, and to get some clarity about some of the stats out there. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs.Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) is the common cause of cold sores (oral herpes) around the mouth. HSV2... Read more »

Dr. Bob please answer, eagerly awaiting response -Contracted MRSA and Herpes from being rimmed Follow Up Questions

Hi Dr. Bob,Sorry to be a pest, but I am freaking out (eagerly) awaiting your response to my question...The question is this...I was rimmed / oral from the prostitute late may 2007 (only possible exosure) tested 6 times after (last test on dec 31st...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are "receiving conflicting information"??? From whom? Certainly not from me or this Web site!Your fears are completely unwarranted. You and your wife's repeatedly negative HIV tests are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

...contact with someone who has a genital HSV-2 infection. Transmission can occur from an infected partner who does not have a visible sore and may not know that he or she is infected. HSV-1 can cause genital herpes, but it more commonly causes... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...a recurrence, but sometimes they are small and easily overlooked. Sometimes, the virus can become active but not cause any visible sores or any symptoms. During these times, small amounts of the virus may be shed at or near places of the first... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Herpes Simple (lceras Bucales y Herpes Genital)

...cualquier otro contacto directo con el sitio de infección. El herpes puede ser transmitido aún cuando no existan lesiones abiertas visibles. El herpes no tiene cura. Es una infección permanente. Las personas con herpes padecen de brotes... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...not life-threatening. KS is mostly a disease of men: there are at least 8 men with KS for each woman. It is one of the most visible signs of AIDS, because it usually shows up as spots on the skin (lesions) that look red or purple on white skin,... Read more »
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DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THIS WORKS????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...from passing it on? Yes, it certainly can. Eighty percent of herpes transmission occurs during viral shedding when there is no visible sign of herpes lesions. Freedom Lube is very effective in preventing such transmission. If you have herpes... Read more »

Herpes bucal?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...todos, garcias por contestar mi post anterior y perdonen mi insistencia, me dicen que las aftas que presento en la boca son Herpes bucal, he sabido que el herpes aparece fuera de la boca y las mias estn dentro y aunque son muy frecuentes me... Read more »

genital herpes pain

Posted by chichi, 1 Reply
...hi, if anyone - male or female - has genital herpies2 can you tell me if you have ever had any of these symptoms .... a lower spine (tail bone) pain? i got h2 3 months ago (along Read more »

Herpes question.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can having herpes cause you seroconvert later and test positive later than someone who doesn't have herpes? Read more »