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What Are The Side Effects Of Herpes

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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...cases, herpes can infect the facial or eye nerves. This can cause outbreaks around the mouth, on the face, neck, and scalp, in and around the ear, or at the tip of the nose. Shingles outbreaks are almost always on just one side of the body. Within a few days, a rash appears on the skin area related to the inflamed nerve. Small blisters form and fill with fluid. Later they break open and develop crusty scabs. If the blisters are scratched,...
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Skin Side effects from taking ATRIPLA

I am one of those that got a very bad side effect from taking ATRIPLA and I can not get it to heal up and it is all over my body and kinda looks like ringworms , shingles and Chicken pots what can be done in this mater
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...If you are having severe and persistent skin reaction (rash) due to the Atripla then consideration of a switch to an alternative HIV regimen is worth promptly discussing with your HIV provider. If you have varicella then Read more »

coinfection of HIV with Herpes

Dear Dr., I recently contacted herpes on my chest from a nude lap dance at a VIP club. Only my chest was bare and I had no cuts or broken skin on my chest at that time. However, I did come down with Herpes exactly where she rubbed against me on...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...This forum is exclusively for the discussion of the side effects of HIV treatment. 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
...Herpes simplex can remain latent for many, many years in some patients so that is a possibility though many other conditions can cause Read more »

Really need your advice - aggressive herpes out break

Hi, I really need your advice. I saw the discussion on prednisone. I am on high initiation dose and then tapering next month to 30 to 40 mgs per day for a month, then 20 mgs a day before alternate days. Problem is that I got the worst herpes attack...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...blessing but also a curse. It can reduce inflammation and make life bearable for those with inflammatrory conditions but the side effects are to be respected.My advice is always to try to use the lowest dose of steroids for the shortest period... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Herpes Drug That Lowers HIV Virus in Patients' Blood Does Not Reduce Transmission Rates, Study Finds

...those who received the drug and those who took a placebo. "While acyclovir is cheaper than antiretroviral drugs and has fewer side effects, 'new strategies are needed' to stop AIDS transmission, the authors concluded," the newspaper writes... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cat's Claw (Uña de Gato)

...Claw? What Are the Benefits of Cat's Claw? Why Do People With HIV Use Cat's Claw? How Is Cat's Claw Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It Interact With Other Therapies? How Do We Know It Works? The Bottom Line What Is... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...regular basis. Several treatments are available for HPV, but they generally do not cure the disease, and some have significant side effects. These treatments also tend to be expensive, so it is important that people who have HPV discuss the pros... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide, T-20)

... en-FYOO-vir-tide --> Brand Name: Fuzeon Other Name(s): DP 178, DP178, Enfuvirtida, Pentafuside, T 20, T-20, T20 Drug Class: Entry and Fusion Inhibitors Enfuvirtide, also known as Fuzeon or T-20, is a type of medicine Read more »
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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 »

oh shit...

Posted by Anonymous
...i was taking doxycline and stoped taking it after i found out i had no clamydia and i thought maybe the drugs gave me weird side effects or somthing... dont know why ... so got a test 4 weeks for every sickness again came back negative every were... Read more »

Herpies? I'm worried

Posted by cpoggo, 3 Replies
...=( About 1 1/2 Weeks ago I noticed tiny tiny "zits" on my foreskin region, although it was only a small patch on the right side. A few days later on the left side (top) were about 3, small "zits".. Now I have a red bump(zit like) on the base,... Read more »

Where Are the Good Drugs?

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 4 Replies
...a second mortgage in order to pay for medication. If Im lucky enough to pay for them, then Ill have to deal with the crazy side effects. Are there any that don't cost a fortune, dont cause you have dreams about dead people, dont make you gain... Read more »