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Vitamins That Suppress Herpes Outbreaks

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The HPTN 039 HIV Prevention/Herpes Suppression Study

What is the HPTN 039 study? The HPTN 039 study, which began in October 2003, is a clinical trial designed to examine whether people infected with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), the virus that causes genital herpes, can reduce their risk of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Herpes Simplex Suppression on Incidence of HIV Among Women in Tanzania

Given that infection with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) is associated with an increased risk of acquiring HIV, the current study tested whether therapy to suppress HSV-2 might reduce the risk of HIV acquisition. The subjects of the study... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Herpes Suppression: It All Seemed So Simple

The connection between chronic genital herpes (HSV-2) and HIV risk has grown ever stronger. A 2006 meta-analysis of previous studies noted that preexisting HSV-2 infection tripled the risk of acquiring HIV in men and women generally (Freeman et al.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

herpes outbreak and severe fatigue

I have only been positive for 5 months. I was diagnosed while acute. I was not put on medication due to my normal cd4s(913-1146 over three tests) and my low VL (undetectable -464-214 ppml) over 3 tests. I have had herpes about ten years with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,HIV, even relatively recent HIV, is a chronic viral infection and as such can contribute to fatigue. Just as the viruses that cause colds and flus make us feel tired and run down, so, too, can HIV. The difference is HIV doesn't resolve... Read more »

Can highly dosed vitamins suppress ARS?

Hello,I 've had a possible hiv-exposure 3 weeks ago. I've been taking highly dosed vitamins, extra zinc, extra vitamin C and cat's claw ever since, also echinacea drops. Could this suppress any ARS symptoms?Thanks a lot for your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Jan,"Cat's claw?" What's that and what's it supposed to do? OK, sure, I know a feline's claws are a means of "protecting a pussy," but I assure you this really has absolutely nothing to do with HIV... Read more »

Herpes "so-called" treatment(not suppressent)

I found out 3 months ago that I contracted genital herpes I have no clue how because I had sex with 1 person 1 time and we used a condom and it deff. Didn't break well any ways I found that out and then I checked out some sites and found this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,This "all natural supremely pure mineral" product from New Zealand is a scam. Save your money. Buyer beware!Dr. Bob... Read more »

Herpes and HIV (Recurrent Herpes Outbreaks)

I contracted herpes approx. 4-5 months ago and I've had recurrent outbreaks ever since. They heal within 1-2 weeks, but I get another one right away. The only time I seem to be somewhat free of the herpes is during my period. I was tested...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Faith,Thank you for your question. It is unlikely that your frequent herpes outbreaks are HIV related. This is because:1) There is no evidence thus far, that you are infected with HIV.2) Recurrent herpes outbreaks associated with HIV do not... Read more »
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Oral sex while experiencing Herpes Outbreak

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Received oral sex last night while experiencing a herpes outbreak. HIV status of other person is unknown and don't know wether there was blood in her saliva. Should I seek medical treatment for a possible PEP regime. Thank you all.

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Herpes outbreak & Seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous
Are there symptoms or general behavior one will feel if they seroconvert?

Also, if somebody had herpes already, is there any cases where they would get more outbreaks in the first 3-6 months of getting HIV if not?

thanks!

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Possible herpes outbreak and risk

Posted by Anonymous
Hello all,
I did something stupid , and now am really worried. I had sex with an escort last month. We used latex condom for oral/vaginal and there was no breakage, but the next day i noticed i was having a herpes outbreak ( i got it years ago) ,... Read more »

HPV+ Herpes Outbreak+ Oral sex w/ HIV+ parter=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I received oral sex from a girl who is HIV+. I have some genital warts from HPV and had a Herpes Outbreak at the time. Am I infected with HIV? What are my chanes? Are there any documented cases or could I be a first? I am married and need URGENT... Read more »