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What Are The Symptoms Of Herpes In Your Eye

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...healthy adults. In some people whose immune systems do not work properly, however, genital herpes outbreaks can be unusually severe and long lasting. Occasionally, people with normal immune systems can get herpes infection of the eye, called ocular herpes. Ocular herpes is usually caused by HSV-1 but sometimes by HSV-2. It can occasionally result in serious eye disease, including blindness. A woman with herpes who is pregnant can pass the...
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Dr. Bob please answer, eagerly awaiting response -Contracted MRSA and Herpes from being rimmed Follow Up Questions

Hi Dr. Bob,Sorry to be a pest, but I am freaking out (eagerly) awaiting your response to my question...The question is this...I was rimmed / oral from the prostitute late may 2007 (only possible exosure) tested 6 times after (last test on dec 31st...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are "receiving conflicting information"??? From whom? Certainly not from me or this Web site!Your fears are completely unwarranted. You and your wife's repeatedly negative HIV tests are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No... Read more »

Contracted MRSA and Herpes from being rimmed

To Dr. Bob,On May 31st, 2007 I went to a Massage Parlour where I received oral sex with saran wrap on my penis for about a minute and then was rimmed by the prostitute while I masturbated until I finished. I was extremely nervous afterwards and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."window period." 2.Your HIV-antibody tests are definitive and conclusive. You are HIV negative. Consequently, your recurrent herpetic outbreaks are not related. No way. No how. By the way, if they recur that frequently, you should consider... Read more »

Contracted MRSA and Herpes from being rimmed Follow Up Questions

Hi Dr. Bob,Thanks in advance for your previous help, I have made a donation via credit card to your admirable foundation. I am still concerned about and have questions with regards to the following which I wish I included in my previous post...1. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.As you might imagine, Saran wrap has not been clinically studied as a condom substitute. It's usually paired up against aluminum foil or wax paper in a trial of which keeps your PB&J fresher longer rather than being paired up against Trojan... Read more »

HIV, Herpes and Neuropathy

I was diagnosed with Genital Herpes in late July 2003 and HIV a week later in August 2003. I initially sought treatment due to severe pain in my rectum. It took several weeks and a blood test to determine that my pain was related to an initial...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...symmetric" sensory neuropathy-- meaning that symptoms are symmetric and usually first appear in the fingers and toes. By contrast, herpetic neuropathy (called post-herpetic neuralgia) is generally localized to the anatomic regions where the... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...goes away within a few weeks, but in some cases, severe pain can last for months or even years. This condition is called "post herpetic neuralgia." Shingles and HIV Shingles is not one of the infections that leads to a diagnosis of AIDS. ... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration Syndrome

...infections or inflammation: Cytomegalovirus: The first cases of immune restoration syndrome showed up as inflammation in the eyes. This is linked to cytomegalovirus, as noted earlier. Cognitive (memory and thinking) problems: Some people... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...IRIS include fever, swollen lymph nodes, skin lesions and rashes, changes in breathing, pneumonia, hepatitis, abscesses and eye inflammation. Although less common, some people can experience short-term cognitive or mental changes, including... Read more »
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Could I have herpes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...couple of times and kissed er on the neck. I did not kiss her on the lips and did see any open sores. Could I be infected with herpes by just kissing her on the cheek? Im so nervous. Read more »

Diarreha and red eyes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know if diarreha and eye redness are a symptom of hiv or any other std? I was told no risk 5 weeks ago from frottage with boxesrs on and later masturbating Read more »

Am I infected?

Posted by Questioningone, 1 Reply
...feeling on the tip of my tongue and a dry mouth. Saturday November 3rd Sunday November 4th: I get something resembling an eye infection, with red and dry eyes, and theres discharge from the eyes in the morning. I have some swelling around... Read more »

Help me

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...weak and appeares angular cheilitis that still remaining (isnt this a syntom of HIV), than a lot of things occured, herpes, my eyes very red, i dont sleep during lots of days, now im starting to have gingivitis again. I have made the test 2... Read more »