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Vitamin B12 And Herpes Infection

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Vitamin B12

I found this on http://www.catie.ca/myh1999.nsf/5d8f01691c21f51485256583007bc226/72bd6f738efeefa18525699d007303ef?OpenDocumentVitamin B12 by a non-stomach route: sublingual (under the tongue), twice daily; nasal gel (in the nose), once daily; or...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
Yes! B12 does come in tablet forms, generally as a part of a multivitamin. The reason for interest in other ways to deliver B12 to the body is that for some people (not everyone) with HIV infection, there is a change in absorption of vitamin B12.... Read more »

NAC/Vitamin B12 and other supplements

Dear Rick, What is your opinion on the following: 1. NAC? I cannot find NAC in the UK. Is is known... Read more »

Vitamin B12 injections

I have been +ve for 10 years (not on any meds), in last 6 months having been very tired. Last blood... Read more »
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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 clinics for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Association of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Infection and Syphilis With HIV Infection Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Peru

Javier Lama from the Asociacion Civil Impacta Salud y Educacion and colleagues surveyed and tested for HIV 3,280 men who have sex with men in Peru and found an HIV prevalence of 13.9% in the group, a herpes simplex virus type 2 prevalence of 46.3%... Read more »
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High-Dose Vitamin D Supplementation in HIV-Infected Men Safe in Small Study

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Vitamin D Deficiency More Common Among Perinatally HIV-Infected Children Than HIV-Uninfected Children

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B-12 Shots or Sub-lingual

Posted by riverprincess
I have been trying to get B12 shots from the health dept but it just hasn't worked out. I probably should of been more pro-active to get it. But now again was suggested to take the sub-lingual form. I didn't get it in the pill form but in the... Read more »

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 also... Read more »

Pre-med vitamins and nutritional supplements

Posted by DC23, 5 Replies
Hello,
I'm newly positive, and I don't yet require any meds. (My viral load is low, and my T-cells are high.) I was wondering if anyone had any advice on preventative measures to take now that I'm early in my HIV infection. Does anyone recommend... Read more »

ANEMIA.........OR IS IT

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
over the last year i had some unsafe sexual acts,my question is ive had this tongue problem for a while and was wondering ive heard b12 deficiency is a sign of hiv infection, is this true?ive had a cbc test done and all was in normal range, just... Read more »