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What Can I Do To Stop Or Help A Herpes Outbreak

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Stopped treatment and shingles outbreak

Hi Doc,I was on Combivir & Stocrin for about 6 years and have been undetectable all these while. Few months ago, my med has run out and I completely stopped all medications. About a month later, I had shingles outbreak that lasted for more than...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.If you've been off your HIV meds for several months, it's probable that your virus is back and your CD4 count is declining. The fact that you seem to be having a lengthy bout of shingles and oral herpes is... Read more »

Herpes and HIV (Recurrent Herpes Outbreaks)

I contracted herpes approx. 4-5 months ago and I've had recurrent outbreaks ever since. They... Read more »

Risk during possible Herpes outbreak "main worry"

i had sex with penetration with condom, but oral sex was withou condom, and i did oral sex to her,... Read more »
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Uganda: Circumcision Helps Stop Wart Virus, Study Finds

New research finds that male circumcision, already shown to reduce the risk of female-to-male HIV transmission, also helps prevent infection with human papillomavirus (HPV), the STD responsible for most cases of cervical cancer and genital warts, in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Russian Orthodox Church Launches Campaign to Stop Spread of AIDS Epidemic

To help curb Russia's growing HIV epidemic, the Russian Orthodox Church launched a new program Tuesday to provide spiritual guidance and practical support to HIV/AIDS patients and their families. Priests will be instructed to treat people living... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The HPTN 039 HIV Prevention/Herpes Suppression Study

What is the HPTN 039 study? The HPTN 039 study, which began in October 2003, is a clinical trial designed to examine whether people infected with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), the virus that causes genital herpes, can reduce their risk of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lessons of Past Helping Curb Indiana Syphilis Outbreak

A sharp rise in cases of syphilis this year in Marion County prompted local health officials to intervene to prevent the spread of the STD. By mid-August, Indianapolis had 89 cases, more than any year since 2001. However, new cases now appear to be... Read more »
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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 »

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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