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Warning Signs Of Herpes

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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...painful skin eruptions. Itching and tingling are 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...
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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
...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... 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
...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... 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
...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... Read more »

may i ask about herpes instead?

hello dr. bob. how are u?it's me again,medical student in prague (AGAIN???).well last time when i told u that my test results for stds came out negative after 5weeks of exposure.i actually got that through the phone only coz i simply couldnt find...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that breaks open and becomes very painful. The infection goes dormant for periods of time. It can become active again with no warning. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) is the common cause of cold sores (oral herpes) around the mouth. HSV2 normally... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...viruses, the varicella-zoster virus has an initial infectious stage, (chicken pox) followed by a dormant stage. Then, with no warning, the virus becomes active again. About 20% of people who have had chicken pox will eventually develop shingles.... Read more »
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

Cat's Claw (Uña de Gato)

...guaianensis , lacks a potentially importantcompound. A Chinese variety, Uncaria rhynchophylla , hasmany similar compounds. WARNING: A plant called "cat's claw" grows in northernMexico and southern Texas. This plant, Acacia gregii , has... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Warns Companies Importing and Marketing Drugs Over the Internet That Fraudulently Claim to Prevent and Treat STDs

... The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued Warning Letters to six U.S. companies and one foreign individual for marketing unapproved and misbranded drugs over the Internet to Read more »
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A warning to all women

Posted by capri75, 2 Replies
Just to let you know that there are scammers on HIV+ dating sites. They know how vulnerable we are and they are ready to attack as quick as they can. They will tell you how much they love you and wanting to marry you as in yesterday. They would also... 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 »

Freaking out.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I had a casual encounter with a guy last night. I gave him oral and I told him to warn me before he ejaculated and of course he gave me no warning. I spit it out and used some mouth wash afterwards. Now I'm really Read more »

need help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I noticed a small dark spot on my penis I went to the doctor he said it looked like a skin tag , could this be herpes , its small and looks dark and it doesnt hurt and there is no fliud in it , please help and the sex I had was protected . Read more »