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What Are The Effects Of Herpes

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Herpes meds effects on HIV

First off, many thanks for the availability of this forum, and the education that it provides. My question is how does Herpes medicines effect HIV? Are there any studies available? I have been positive since April of 2000 and have had no symptoms...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

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AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Hello and thanks for posting. There is an interesting association between herpes virus infections and progression of HIV infection. Reactivation of herpes induces an immune response to bring it under control. Read more »

HIV and Gential Herpes

I have HIV and I am experiencing very frequent herpes outbreaks, its almost like I have continuous... Read more »

herpes and hiv

I was diagnosed with HIV and Herpes in October. My first labs were good I thought 571 vl 10000. I... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Herpes Simplex Suppression on Incidence of HIV Among Women in Tanzania

...infection incidence was 4.27 per 100 person-years (27 women in the acyclovir group, 28 in the placebo group). There was no overall effect of acyclovir on the incidence of HIV (rate ratio for the acyclovir group, 1.08; 95 percent confidence... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Examine Reducing Risk of Vertical HIV Transmission While Breastfeeding, Effect of Herpes Treatments on Transmission," adding that the next step is to "determine the optimal time for treating mothers and infants" ( New York Times , 2/5). Herpes Treatments In related news, another study presented Monday at the conference found that treating genital... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...except in people with HIV with very low CD4+ cell counts. Also, they have become very uncommon since the introduction of more effective antiretroviral treatments in the 1990s. HSV and HIV HSV is not one of the infections that are part of the... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...find out whether you have genital infection. Coping With Herpes A diagnosis of genital herpes can have substantial emotional effects on you and your sexual partner, whether or not you have symptoms. Proper counseling and treatment can help you... Read more »
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If I have herpes and wear a condom ?

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply said herpes transmission is signifigantly reduced from men to women but not the opposit with condom use so how does that effect hiv? Read more »

Herpes question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can u catch a different strain of herpes from someone if you yourself had herpes for 10+ years but had an unprotected exposure with someone who just recently got it from Read more »

Can Herpes Virus affect testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...was tested by elisa at 10 weeks and negative. Can the herpes infection cause me to show negative for HIV? Does herpes have any effect on the test result. I have heard of co-infection with HIV and Hep c causing late seroconversions. Can the same... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...epithilieum lining of the vagina plays a key role in STD transmission. Substances that are highly anti-microbial can loose their effectiveness or even promote STD transmission if they irritate the skin. This has proven to be the case with the... Read more »