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What Are The Side Effects For Men With Herpes

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...vaginosis Common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as gonorrhea, Chlamydia, andtrichomoniasis Genital herpes Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and menstruation, many HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD that causes 99% of cervical cancer...
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Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some time ago,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...trick, even if he's positive, I've always asked him to wear a condom. They always look shocked that I asked if we're both poz. Besides the reasons of other STD's, I have heard you could get another strain of the hiv virus from someone else and... Read more »

foreskin (CIRCUMCISION)

I often hear conflicting reports on the risk of having foreskin. I've heard that foreskin harbors HIV, I've also heard it prevents HIV. My Personal opinion is if having forskin is such a huge risk, why do males who have Hiv/AIDS tend to be mostly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...investigators are also examining the following in an ongoing study: 1) safety and acceptability of male circumcision in HIV-infected men and men of unknown HIV infection status, 2) safety and acceptability of male circumcision in the men's female... Read more »

Herpes Outbreak & HIV

Is it possible to be infected with the virus that causes genital herpes but have not outbreaks for years?I ask because I have been hiv+ for the last 7 8 years. I have been off of meds for the last 2 years because I could not tolerate the side...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...some patients so that is a possibility though many other conditions can cause those sypmptoms so a thorough evaluation is recommmended. KH Read more »

TIRED OF BEING TIRED

I AM CURRENTLY TAKING COMBIVIR, ZIAGEN, & NEUROTIN I AM EXTREMELY TIRED ALTHOUGH I AM ONLY BORDERLINE ANEMIC MY DOCTOR CAN OFFER NO EXPLANATION OR HELP OTHER THAT I AM DEPRESSED WHICH I AM NOT. I ALSO EXPERIENCE SEVERE LEGS CRAMPS ALL THE TIME. I AM...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...men and can be associated with fatigue, decreased libido and other symptoms. Causes for decreased testosterone include drug side effects -- megace, ketoconazole ganciclovir and others. Other factors could include increased levels of cortisol an... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...can also cause these problems. See your health care provider to make sure you know the cause. Women get more and different side effects than men. On average, women weigh less than men and might have higher blood levels of drugs. Women are more... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...with antibiotics. Menstrual (Period) Problems Although there is little conclusive research regarding HIV-positive women and menstruation, many HIV-positive women report menstrual irregularities or worse premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Some... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...in small fat bubbles (liposomes). The drugs last longer in this form and seem to move to the areas where they're needed. Some side effects are reduced with liposomal forms of drugs. Can KS Be Prevented? It is not clear how HHV-8 spreads. It... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

St. John's Wort (Hypericin)

...the Benefits of St. John's Wort? Why Do People With HIV Use St. John's Wort? How Is St. John's Wort Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It Interact With Other Therapies? The Bottom Line What Is St. John's Wort? St. John's... Read more »
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AN OPEN LETTER TO MY FELLOW MAN

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...solitude. I mentally envisioned myself becoming grossly deformed and weak and covered with sores until my skin fell off and my insides turned to puss that oozed out of ghastly, bloody ulcerations in my torso, face and limbs. And then I told my... Read more »

If I have herpes and wear a condom ?

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
...read 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 »

Alternatives?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...http://www.actupsf.com/, http://www.healaids.com/ or http://aliveandwell.org/ Any truth to these sites? Who to believe: government sites or activist sites? The more I research information about HIV and AIDS, the more complicated the... Read more »

low risk activity, ARS symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...sample that the test could have been overwhelmed. I got an antibiotic and felt better in about 24 hours. I couldn't handle the side effects of that one though, so he gave me a milder one that I took for 7 more days. For about the last 2 weeks... Read more »