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What Are The Beginning Stages Of Herpes On The Mouth

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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...and valacyclovir. Both famciclovir and valacyclovir are taken three times each day, compared to five times for acyclovir. All of these drugs work best when they are started within the first three days after the shingles pain begins. Nerve blockers: Doctors often prescribe various pain medications for people with shingles. Because the pain of shingles can be so intense, researchers have looked for other ways to block the pain. Injections of...
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syphilis cure

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW AFTER TAKE A ANTIBIOTIC INJECTION TO CURE SYPHILIS I WAS GIVEN 2 ON EACH SIDE OF THE BUTTOCKS WHEN WILL I SEE NOTICEABLE RESULTS. I HAVE A SWOLLEN LYMPH GLAND ON DA LEFT SIDE HEALED BUT VISIBLE SORES ON THE TIP OF THE PENIS OR...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...will progress to the latent and possibly late stages of disease.Late and Latent StagesThe latent (hidden) stage of syphilis begins when primary and secondary symptoms disappear. Without treatment, the infected person will continue to have... Read more »

Am still a bit confused-Syphilis Question (ORAL SEX AND STDs, 2010)

I am a 50 year old safe, and usually sane man. That changed 48 Hours ago. In another city on a business trip I Went into a store to grab a paper. I noticed in the back was a adult only section. In there on the side were video booths . to make a long...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...syphilis, but without treatment, the infection will move to the next stages.Latent SyphilisThe latent (hidden) stage of syphilis begins when symptoms of secondary syphilis are over.In early latent syphilis, you might notice that signs and... Read more »

neurosyphilis

Poz 10 years tcells 699 vl under 50 having myriad of symptoms my question is it possible being hiv poz to skip early stages of syphilis and go directly to neurosyphilis?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...will progress to the latent and possibly late stages of disease.Latent and Late StagesThe latent (hidden) stage of syphilis begins when primary and secondary symptoms disappear. Without treatment, the infected person will continue to have... Read more »

Syphilis worries...

Dear Dr BobHow long should it take for symptoms of syphilis to go after a course of penilcilin has been administered to an HIV positive patient with syphilis as well? I'm a sex addict and have been infected with syphilis 3 times this year (I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...will progress to the latent and possibly late stages of disease.Latent and Late StagesThe latent (hidden) stage of syphilis begins when primary and secondary symptoms disappear. Without treatment, the infected person will continue to have... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...can be challenging to diagnose and treat. The main concern with IRIS is the inflammation that it causes. Though research is beginning to sort out the condition, it is still not well understood. It's not clear who will more likely experience... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...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 sexual activity, HSV1 can cause infections in the genital... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...the development of severe immune suppression. Infection Following exposure to the virus, HIV enters the bloodstream and begins to take up residence in the cells; this is when HIV infection occurs. People with HIV are considered to be... Read more »
The Well Project

Cancers

...bruises) May resemble "blood blisters" (lesion involves growth of blood vessels) May be swelling around lesion (lymphedema) Oral cavity (inside of mouth): Trouble eating and swallowing Gastrointestinal tract: Diarrhea Cramping ... Read more »
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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...PROVIDED THAT YOU ARE INFECTED. Chances are that you are not. 2-4 weeks is not a magic interval. Sometimes (very rarely) ARS begins up to 6 weeks after the infection, sometimes it begins a bit sooner. It is estimated that up to 80% of people (90%... Read more »

Whats the point

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
in making fun of someone so paranoid ? instead of singing just give him a nice long answer and tell me whats the point of the song and what its about ? Read more »

Herpes?

Posted by sadface, 4 Replies
...I have been reading a little on herpes. How soon can you get a blood test to see if you are caring the virus? When does it begin to show up? UG! Thanks, SF Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...disease called shingles. Children may grow slowly or be sick a lot. WHAT IS AIDS? The term AIDS applies to the most advanced stages of HIV infection. CDC developed official criteria for the definition of AIDS and is responsible for tracking the... Read more »