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What Can I Do At Home To Make My Herpes Outbreak Go Away

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Herpes and HIV (Recurrent Herpes Outbreaks)

I contracted herpes approx. 4-5 months ago and I've had recurrent outbreaks ever since. They heal within 1-2 weeks, but I get another one right away. The only time I seem to be somewhat free of the herpes is during my period. I was tested...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Faith,Thank you for your question. It is unlikely that your frequent herpes outbreaks are HIV related. This is because:1) There is no evidence thus far, that you are infected with HIV.2) Recurrent herpes outbreaks associated with HIV do not... Read more »

Herpes Outbreak & HIV

Is it possible to be infected with the virus that causes genital herpes but have not outbreaks for... Read more »

Herpes outbreak at the time of drawing blood. Please answer.

Dr. McGovern,First of all thanks for your support to the people who really need you. Could you... Read more »
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New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Survey Finds Genital Herpes Is Common Among New Yorkers

New York City -- The Health Department reported today that more than a fourth of adult New Yorkers are infected with Herpes Simplex Virus-2, the virus that causes genital herpes. HSV-2 is a lifelong sexually-transmitted infection that can cause... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Caring for Someone Sick at Home

How Flu Spreads Medications to Help Lessen Symptoms of the Flu Steps to Lessen the Spread of Flu in the Home Household Cleaning, Laundry, and Waste Disposal This document has been updated in accordance with the CDC Recommendations for the... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Can a Pill a Day ... Keep HIV Away?

What would it mean for thefuture of the epidemic ifHIV-negative people couldtake a pill to prevent HIVinfection? That may soon become a reality:on May 10th, an FDA advisory panelvoted 19 to 3 to recommend approval ofthe HIV medication Truvada as a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In Lesotho, Outbreak of HIV Leaves Fields -- and Lives -- Barren

Even in the best of times, the southern African country of Lesotho grows only half the food it consumes. The present year is the fourth with erratic rains, affecting the 70 percent of residents who farm for a living. Because one in three adults is... Read more »
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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 a possible PEP regime. Thank you all.

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Herpes outbreak & Seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous
Are there symptoms or general behavior one will feel if they seroconvert?

Also, if somebody had herpes already, is there any cases where they would get more outbreaks in the first 3-6 months of getting HIV if not?

thanks!

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Possible herpes outbreak and risk

Posted by Anonymous
Hello all,
I did something stupid , and now am really worried. I had sex with an escort last month. We used latex condom for oral/vaginal and there was no breakage, but the next day i noticed i was having a herpes outbreak ( i got it years ago) ,... Read more »

HPV+ Herpes Outbreak+ Oral sex w/ HIV+ parter=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I received oral sex from a girl who is HIV+. I have some genital warts from HPV and had a Herpes Outbreak at the time. Am I infected with HIV? What are my chanes? Are there any documented cases or could I be a first? I am married and need URGENT... Read more »