What Are Physical Symptoms Of Genital Herpes

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Gynecological Problems

HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are many...
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Dr. Frascino:While vacationing in Spain last week I went to a big gay bar and after a few beers I found myself in their dark room making out with a few guys. There was some kissing and cock sucking --nobody came-- and I ended penetrating two...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Symptoms" three days after a potential HIV exposure would not be related to HIV acquisition! HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) symptoms generally take weeks, not days, to become manifest. Regarding your recurrent herpes, I would suggest you... Read more »

Question resubmitted as you asked. Please answer me Dr.

Hi Dr. Bob. Here is my question re-submitted again after you asked me to (because you never answered me previously). Well 90 days post visit to a massage parlor where I received protected oral, vaginal and unprotected handjob from the pro, I took a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I asked you to resubmit??? Hmmm . . . really? Well OK. I'll respond briefly:1.No.2.Your 90-day result is conclusive and conclusively WOO-HOO-able.3.I can't diagnose your problem over the Internet. What I can do with great certainty is tell you... Read more »

URGENT Big Donation please read

Hello,Doctor on dec 17 i may of had a exposer with a person who may have been hiv postive,i had soaking night sweats i mean so bad were i had to remove my shirt and ring it,i had low grade fever rash and weight lose i also devopled a white...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your 16-week negative HIV test is conclusive. Unfortunately I cannot diagnose the cause of your symptoms over the Internet. Regarding your throat symptom, you do provide one very important clue to a potential cause. You state, ". . . when I... Read more »

herpes virus and hiv

hi, i am curious,i read somewhere recently that the herpes virus either oralor genital can be very dangerous for persons with hiv,is this correct, if so please explain why whatwould the symptoms be thahk you
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Sexually transmitted herpes is caused by the Herpes Simplex Viruses (HSVTypes 1 and 2). When a person has HIV, a herpes infection can indeed bemuch more severe than in persons without HIV.Like other viruses, the herpes... Read more »
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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, see ... Read more »
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Smoking and HIV

...turkey." That is, they just stop smoking. Other people need some kind of support. This can be from medications that manage the physical symptoms of withdrawal. It might also be therapies that deal with the psychological addiction to smoking.... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV... Read more »
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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How Are HPV Infections Treated? The Bottom Line NOTE: In the U.S., counseling and referrals are available on a national human papillomavirus (HPV) hotline. Call... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Unbelievably paranoid

Posted by bigdogdog, 2 Replies
3 weeks ago I had unprotected vaginal intercourse. 3 days after the incident I had a full battery of tests for std's, Herpes, and HIV (blood work & CBC). All came back negative. Now at 3 weeks later I have had many sleepless nights. Several of... Read more »

Am I infected?

Posted by Questioningone, 1 Reply
Hello, this is my first post at what seems to be an excellent message board. English isnt my native language, so I apologize for any linguistic misunderstandings. The post is rather long, but I felt I wanted to describe my situation as clearly as... Read more »

Still worried, helpful clues as to my problems?

Posted by detino04, 5 Replies
Hi everyone, about 6 months ago now was the last time I had sex... About 3 months after I noticed a hair folicle, one on the shaft, closest to the head.. was a zit, I popped it. Went away. About 2-3 weeks later, about 5-6 "zits" about 1 inch below... Read more »
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