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Ways To Help Herpes On Your Lip

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Blisters on lips/Viral load test

My daughter is only 20 months old. I know that sharing food is not typically a risk in getting HIV. However, she IMMEDIATELY ate a strawberry after an HIV+ person ate a part of it. He had an open herpes sore at the time. I had an antibody test...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Sharing food with an HIV infected person is not a way that HIV is transmitted...period. Sharing the food immediately or the presence of a herpes sore does not change this. The risk of transmitting herpes virus is also small unless there is direct... Read more »

swollen sore lips

I have been HIV+ for around 10 years, no major complications. I woke up this mornin with sore and... Read more »

Bump inside vaginal lip

Yesterday I noticed that there is a small lump inside of my left vaginal lip. The other side does... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Treatment May Help HIV Patients: Study

In a study of 140 Burkina Faso women with genital herpes, twice-daily valacyclovir 500-mg taken for three months was shown to reduce HIV in the blood and HIV shedding in the vagina, potentially lessening the risk of transmitting the virus. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Drug May Help Control AIDS Virus

A cheap, generic treatment used against herpes can also lower HIV viral load, researchers reported Wednesday. However, acyclovir works against HIV only in tissues that are also infected with herpes. The findings could help explain why some studies... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Microbicide Might Help Prevent Transmission of HIV, Herpes, Study Says

Lexington, Mass.-based Indevus Pharmaceuticals ' experimental microbicide PRO 2000 might help protect against transmission of HIV and the herpes simplex virus, according to a report published in the Jan. 1 issue of the Journal of Infectious... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

What is genital herpes? How common is genital herpes? How do people get genital herpes? What are the signs and symptoms of genital herpes? What are the complications of genital herpes? How is genital herpes diagnosed? Is there a... Read more »
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swollen lip nd Herpes Zoster

Posted by LLsexyLL, 1 Reply
On Wednesday I was just sitting and chatting with my colleague at work when I felt a funny sensation on the left part of my bottom lip, and then my lip just started swelling . I looked ridiculous like half my lip had been stung by bees. Three hours... Read more »

Freaking out: A stripper's nipple and a cracked stingy lip

Posted by spearo, 2 Replies
I was out of state and was drinking with a bunch of buddies. Of course we went to a strip club. I decided to get a lapdance - and my mouth came in contact with the stripper's breast a couple of times for a few seconds. Due to the arid region, I had... Read more »

Herpes=HIV??!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I read that people with HIV have more Herpes outbreaks.

I've never had herpes that I know of. Ever. No blisters...anywhere....ever.

Im still paranoid about HIV and now I have this kinda burning/stinging sensation at the corner of my mouth. (on the... Read more »

HSV-2 WAYS OF INFECTION

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Are there any facts about how HSV-2 is transmitted?

I have read that it can be contracted from genital to genital, and from genital to mouth - But what if I receive oral from a girl... Can she pass HSV2 from her mouth to my genitals?
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