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What Causes Shingles In Adults

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Shingles with past "low risk" exposures (SHINGLES, 2010)

Thanks for reading my question, by the looks of your site you are all VERY busy. My concern is this. I am a 43yo male who has had exposures in my recent past with guys, oral only. I usually just recieve, but on occasion have given. I have never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and educating myself about shingles I have noticed a correlation between shingles and initial signs of HIV, especially young adults (I am 28). I have not had unprotected sex in 6 years (other than my wife) and even before that can't remember any... Read more »

Shingles=HIV ? (SHINGLES, 2009)

Hi,i'm 24 and was diagnosed w/ shingles after I developed a small circular rash on my shoulder. I... Read more »
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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

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Prezista

...mg (two 400 mg tablets) once daily for first-time therapy or 600 mg (one 600 mg tablet) twice a day for treatment-experienced adults. All doses must be taken with 100 mg Norvir and food. 75 mg and 150 mg tablets available for children over six,... Read more »
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Viracept

...three weeks. The oral powder tastes horrible and requires a large amount for mixing into food. People using Viracept can crush adult tablets or dissolve tablets in a small amount of water. Mixing Viracept with acidic food or juice (e.g.... Read more »
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Aptivus

...capsules of Norvir, both twice daily. Must be taken with Norvir. Oral solution available; both formulas available for children and adults. Can be taken with or without food, with no food restrictions, but preferably with food to improve Norvir... Read more »
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Shingles_ARS_HIV-

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had shingles about a month after a sexual experience. I also had other ars symptoms along with really dark urine. I have tested 3 times for Read more »

shingle will happen twice or more?

Posted by JHIV130306, 3 Replies
help!!! i had shingle few weeks ago but it seems recovered,however,i today felt that i have the same symptom of developing shingle the other side of my body!!! will this happen this way? anyone had this situation before? please~~~~i'm so... Read more »

Shingles

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...years ago (negative), and have had sex only with my husband and this jerk one time only since that test. (Big mistake). Is my shingles an indication that I have HIV? Why would my immune system fail me otherwise? Would I go from HIV positive... Read more »

Shingles

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Someone told me that shingles is one of the first indications of being HIV positive. I had shingles in 2002, and has felt fine since then. Although I do occassionally Read more »