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What Are Signs Of The Start Of Herpes

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Started Serostim/benefit signs?

My ID Dr has started me on Serostim, due to weight loss. I have injected 6mg once per day now for 12 days. How long and what type of benefits should I see typically? The first week of treatment was rough, achey in muscles at night and frequent...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Dear Daniel, About 1 month for benefits to be obvious. If you are having side effects, using half the dose may (should) improve this and should give similar benefits at a lower cost. If you are peeing a lot make sure your doctor checks blood sugars... Read more »

Is bruising for an HIV+ person usually a sign to start ARVS?

Hi, my fiancee has a t-cell count of 900 and viral load of 8000. Just recently she has been getting... Read more »

cold sore as an early sign of HIV infection?

Mr. Sowadsky-- About six months ago, I had sex with an old boyfriend, andalthough I do remember... Read more »
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The Center for AIDS

High Rates of HSV-2 Infection in HIV-Positive Teens in United States

Rates of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection were much higher in teens with HIV or with a high risk of HIV than in the general population, according to results of a large study at 15 centers across the United States. 1 HSV-2 prevalence,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Treating Genital Herpes Does Not Reduce Risk of HIV, Study Says

Treating genital herpes does not reduce the risk of contracting HIV, according to a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine , Reuters reports. Herpes simplex virus-2 has been shown to increase the risk of HIV by as much as... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Treating Genital Herpes Does Not Reduce Risk of HIV, Study Finds

Treating genital herpes does not reduce the risk of HIV, according to a study published on Friday in the journal Lancet , the AP/ Newsweek reports (Cheng, AP/ Newsweek , 6/19). Herpes simplex virus-2 has been shown to increase the risk of HIV by... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

What Is Shingles? Shingles and HIV How Is It Transmitted? How Is Shingles Treated? Can Shingles Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Shingles? Shingles is a very painful disease caused by the same herpes virus that causes chicken pox... Read more »
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Is this a sign of seroconvertion? PLEASE REPLY

Posted by scared77, 4 Replies
Exactly a month ago I barebacked a guy, and I am uncut, so my chaces are bigger that if i was cut, plus my foreskin was kind of irritated from a previous encounter, not bleeding or anything but just kinda irritated.

today I had the chance to speak to... Read more »

genital herpes or herpes simplex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Could herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response.

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Symptoms start to disappear

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello. I was exposed by masterbation/oral on April28th. Since then I have had swollen glands/fever daily/joint pain in knees,headaches,spot on roof of mouth,bad sinus infection and extreme fatigue. Have gone through 2 courses of antibiotics and now... Read more »

Afraid. Are they signs? How risky?

Posted by Onsen3, 2 Replies
I am in a relationship of 3 years right now with a man (a gay relationship) we have been monogamous up until I found out he cheated on me in May. He met up with someone on craigslist and masturbated with him. I got tested and I was negative.... Read more »