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What Causes Herpes To Recur

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recurring unilateral swelling of right side

In the last month i have began having a unilateral swelling of my entire right side which is also accompanied with numbness. The first time it occured was on dec 5th and the numbness lasted about one week and the swelling had dissappeared by the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That would be an unusual set of symptoms due to Sustiva (possible still but unlikely) or to your NRTIs (D4T neuropathy would very rarely present like that). If the right side numbeness and swelling were localized (arm/leg etc) then that might pin... Read more »

Is recurring fever a primary sign of HIV? condoms and STDs?

i have three questions, is it necessary that a person with HIV has fever once in awhile or swollen... Read more »

Valtrex for recurring outbreaks with comprimised immune system

Dr. Bob,I know this is a little out of your area but I need hel pthat my GP isn't well... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

What is genital herpes? How common is genital herpes? How do people get genital herpes? What are the signs and symptoms of genital herpes? What are the complications of genital herpes? How is genital herpes diagnosed? Is there a... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Learn Why Even Treated Genital Herpes Sores Boost the Risk of HIV Infection

New research helps explain why infection with herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), which causes genital herpes, increases the risk for HIV infection even after successful treatment heals the genital skin sores and breaks that often result from HSV-2. ... 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 Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Herpes Suppression: It All Seemed So Simple

The connection between chronic genital herpes (HSV-2) and HIV risk has grown ever stronger. A 2006 meta-analysis of previous studies noted that preexisting HSV-2 infection tripled the risk of acquiring HIV in men and women generally (Freeman et al.... Read more »
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Recurring Vaginal Thrush

Posted by Roper2008, 2 Replies
Hello Everyone, I know I have had a negative test so I should be happy. But my Girlfriends recurring vaginal Thrush over the last 9 months has me in a state of panic. Add to that bouts of Diarrhoea, her Tongue looking the same as mine; White and... Read more »

Sore Throat and Mouth Sores the Recur

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello would anybody have some insight for me, I had an exposure to HIV 9 months ago. Tested negative to HIV 1/2. The exposure came from a women from sex worker from korea, since then I just haven't felt right. Lots of strange symptoms. So I... Read more »

Bartholin's Glands - Recurring

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Thanks for reading....I have been experiencing bumps on my labia several times during the past six months. They start out hard under the skin and sometimes come to a head like a pimple. I have been to the doctor and they have described them as... Read more »

Terbinafine (Lamisil): does fungus recur?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
Hi,

I posted this question to The Body's Experts two months ago but they haven't replied. Can anyone with experience of "HIV toenails" (onychomycosis) give me advice?

I have had badly infected toe-nails for four years now but to be frank they've been... Read more »