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What Are The Long Term Effects Of Herpes

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Long-term effects of HIV

I've been living with HIV (and w/o OI's) for 25 yrs. I've been told there's recent longitudinal research findings on the long-term effects of being seropositive. Are you familiar with this or any research about same?Thanks.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Sorry, not sure what research you are referring to. Read more »

Bactrim's long term effects?

I've been on Bactrim for 2 yrs now ... what are the long term effects..... my t cells are below... Read more »

Long term effects of meds

Dr. Holodniy,First of all, I thank you for all of your expert advice. So far, I have been on... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...researchers are optimistic about the impact of very early anti-HIV treatment, they are also concerned about drug side effects, long-term effects on the body, and the possibility of developing drug-resistant virus if people use powerful anti-HIV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Long-Term Effectiveness Clinical Trials in HIV/AIDS

... A community meeting, Long-Term Effectiveness Clinical Trials in HIV/AIDS, met in San Francisco on January 29, 2000, the day before the Retrovirus Conference began. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Long-Term Effects of Drugs Worry HIV Patients

...survey of nearly 2,000 people with HIV/AIDS in Britain revealed that 69 percent did not feel sufficiently informed about the long-term effects of their medications. Participants first feared the long-term toxic effects of the drugs, then noted... Read more »
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psychological effects with long-term survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I guess I am needing to know if there are any people out there who have really been in some sort of denial for years until first symptoms hit. I feel like a fool, but I've been positive since 84 and really have been in denial until getting so so... Read more »

Herpes question.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can having herpes cause you seroconvert later and test positive later than someone who doesn't have herpes? Read more »

shingles

Posted by tboy, 2 Replies
last week I was diagnosed with shingles. I didn't get nearly the attention of the doctors or information I needed. Oh sure I recieved a prescription but not much information. I'm taking acyclovir (sp?) It is painful to sleep and my leg looks... Read more »

If I have herpes and wear a condom ?

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
...It has been written taht males who have herpes and have sex with hiv+ individuals are at great risk. Are they at great risk if they wear a condom? The studies I read said Read more »