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What Are The Stages Of A Herpes Outbreak

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Valtrex and Raltegravir/Truvada

I sometimes have outbreaks of herpes on my face . I am in the beginning stages of an outbreak now and I wonder if it is OK to take Valtrex for 3 days like I normally do. I currently am on Raltegravir and Truvada. I have only been on medication...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It is usually safe to take Valtrex with raltegravir/Truvada-risk for interactions is low. KH Read more »

herpes with hiv

If you become infected with hiv and you already have hsv-1 oral and also hsv-1 on the genitals... Read more »

Valtrex and HIV meds

I have occasional outbreaks of herpes on my chin (I haven't had one in over a year). However, I am... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...weakened immune system. This includes people with HIV disease, and anyone over 50 years old. Herpes zoster lives in nerve tissue. Outbreaks of shingles start with itching, numbness, tingling or severe pain in a belt-like pattern on the chest,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Automated Network Could Predict Disease Outbreaks That Originate in Animals

...Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers' efforts to create an automated network to monitor animals in an effort to predict disease outbreaks because two out of every three human diseases "originated in animals." Tony Beugelsdijk, group leader... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...GYN conditions do not have obvious symptoms and can get worse without your realizing it. Detection and treatment in the early stages can prevent a GYN condition from progressing. Tell your doctor about any problems you are experiencing and have... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...fatal infections in babies. If a woman has active genital herpes at delivery, a cesarean delivery is usually performed. Repeat outbreaks of HSV may occur even in people with normal immune systems. Prolonged herpes outbreaks may be a sign of a... Read more »
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Need some advice

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...white film on the inside my cheeks when I woke up in the morning. But, I don't anymore. I have also experienced frequent herpes outbreaks since the encounter. It isn't known for sure if had genital herpes before or after being with this guy. But,... Read more »

Anxiety and symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...was ITP (idiopathic immune thrombocytopenic purpura). It fit exactly and is very common in HIV infected people in the early stages. Now I was convinced. So I went to the doctor out of shear panic. He looked at it. Said it was probably a... Read more »

Oral sex while experiencing Herpes Outbreak

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Received oral sex last night while experiencing a herpes outbreak. HIV status of other person is unknown and don't know wether there was blood in her saliva. Should I seek medical treatment for Read more »

help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi everbody my name is john, 25 and need some help,,, i found out i had hiv about 7 months ago and at the same time was told i had genital warts, which at the time did not know what was the hardest to deal with in a funny kind of way, i know the hiv... Read more »