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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

... What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles,
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PEP - ARS symptoms genital lesions?

Dear Dr Frascino,First of all thank you for the site and the wonderful work that you do here. It is an amazing resource.I have been unable to find a similar case in the archives and would be very grateful for your comments on my situation. I had a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...unlikely.2.Symptoms related to ARS are extremely variable from case to case.3.No.4.Sorry, without being able to examine the "unusual lesions," I really can't offer a differential diagnosis. However, I can advise it is not KS, due to the timeframe... Read more »

Anal Lesion or Herpes?

Over the past 6 months I have had a growing lesion on my Anus. At first, I thought it was haemorrhoids but think now it may be herpes or something else. It is about the size of a small grape with a roughish surface. It is not painful but sometimes...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It sounds like a genital wart to me. Despite the embarassment, please see your doctor soon. These can grow to be pretty big and can get quite uncomfortable. Also, the virus that causes warts is associated with anal and cervical cancer, so it's... Read more »

Herpes lesions?

Is it possible to clear the Herpes virus, HHV 1 HSV 2, by a vigours Cell mediated and Humoral response it you are infected by skin to skin contact? I had a one time sexual encounter, wore a condom, however the area anterior to my pubis and at the...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
As far as we know, once you get it, you have it forever.MH Read more »

ks lesion? worried about a lesion

I am worried that a blue spot (half the diameter of an eraserhead) on my shoulder is KS. I have had it for a few months. When I squeeze, it goes away, and then reappears when I release it. My doc says it is a blood vessel and nothing to worry...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
It's impossible for me to give you a firm diagnosis. Nevertheless, what you describe does NOT sound like KS. If it drives you crazy, then at some point you may want to get it biopsied. That's the only way to know for sure. For now, I would just... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...lymph nodes. KS involves the development of many new, tiny blood vessels. This process is called angiogenesis. KS is caused by a herpes virus called Human Herpes Virus 8 (HHV-8). In a recent study, men with HHV-8 were nearly 12 times more likely... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...goes away within a few weeks, but in some cases, severe pain can last for months or even years. This condition is called "post herpetic neuralgia." Shingles and HIV Shingles is not one of the infections that leads to a diagnosis of AIDS. ... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Lesion Liberation Unlikely: KS Proves Formidable Foe As Angiogenesis Inhibitors and Stealth Chemotherapy Fall Short of Expectations

...writes. In the past they have tried pentoxyfilline, CD8+ and also Roche's dreaded tat antagonist -- which appeared to make KS lesions worse. At present, UCLA is the only site in the country trying the soluble TNF receptor (Immunex, rhuTNFr:Fc)... Read more »
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Sintomas HPV o Herpes sin lesiones ?

Posted by Anonymous
...el utero. Me han realizado una citologa y un cultivo ( aparte de pruebas en sangre de silfilis, hepatitis, cultivo viral para herpes, y VIH ) , y todo ha dado negativo, pero desde una relacin de riesgo tengo este picor constante. Puede ser algo... Read more »

lesiones cutaneas

Posted by tronco2
...alguien me puede decir de que manera se presentan las lesiones cutaneas? gracias. Read more »

Covering KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous
...Can anyone recommend a good product to cover a lesion? I hope to find something waterproof. Thanks for any suggestions. Read more »

Hiding KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Any hints about how to cover up KS lesions? Thanks! Read more »