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What Are The Complications Of Herpes

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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 United States, one of every five teenagers and adults is infected with genital herpes. Women are more commonly infected than men and it is estimated that one of every four women has herpes. Although at least 45 million...
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Complicated Case Returns

Hello Dr. BobI am afraid this will sound clichd, but Dr. Bob I have visited your site often and I have to tell you in you I have witnessed the best of humanity, the absolute pinnacle you have opened my eyes to a lot of things and rid me of all my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mr. Complicated,Welcome back to the forum. Once again I strongly disagree that your situation is at all complicated. Rather, your experience is simply the result of multiple errors in judgment. My assessment of your situation and advice remain... Read more »

herpes meningitis

I just got diagnosed with herpes meningitis. it came as a total shock. they started me on anti-virals and it is helping. my husband and I have been together for 8 years, I believe I got this from my-ex husband 9 years ago- he was permiscuous and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.While herpes meningitis can be a potentially very serious issue, if diagnosed early and treated, many individuals recover without complications.Herpes meningitis occurs in both HIV+ and HIV- individuals. Alone,... Read more »

HIV, herpes, Hep C

I am dating a guy who had hep C. I have herpes; I contracted it on my behind. The meds have controlled it, and I did not transmit it to a previous companion during the years that we were together. I am about to reveal my herpes status to my new...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I think it is reasonable to stay on suppressive medications for your herpes. Hepatitis C infection can be uncommonly spread through sexual transmission. This is usually associated with traumatic sex or with other ulcerative STDs. The risk is zero... Read more »

Herpes simplex result

Dear Dr,Please help me on this. I just did an blood test and the result are as below:-VDRL - nonreactive, TPHA negative, HIV I & II AB (by Elisa) non reactiveCHlamydia IGG 8.5 AB index, Herpes type 1 IGG 3593 units, Herpes type 2 IGG <100...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.I believe that your test results indicate that you have previously been infected with herpes simplex virus, type 1. This does not indicate whether or not you have active disease, though most people who are infected with... Read more »
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Oral Complications. Please Help

Posted by xrayvison, 2 Replies
Basically what I want to know is if oral complications are symptoms of acute HIV or more symptoms of later stages. I have been having complications in my mouth and I am a bit scared. Noticing bumps, and etc which could possible be normal anyways. My... Read more »

Lymph Node Removal Complications

Posted by amandajeanbrown, 4 Replies
I had a lymph node removed from my groin on May 6th, initially, I had no complications. The incision site looks great, no redness, no signs of infection. There is mild swelling directly under the incision, to be expected. My concern, is I have... Read more »

My exposure was a bit complicated, HELP!!

Posted by questions, 3 Replies
I am a gay guy and yesterday I had sex with a guy I met, I didn't suck him or anything, he sucked me though

the only thing I did was fingering him in the anus, however after I pulled my finger out, and right after I did I saw blood coming out of his... Read more »

More complications??

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
If you guys can please help asses my situation, it would be much appreciated.

I only took 2 tests both were done the same day. 13 days post exposer I took a Rapid Antibody test, as well as a NAAT or DNA test.

The Rapid came back negative, which I... Read more »