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What Do Herpes Outbreaks Look Like On The Body

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...virus is spread rarely, if at all, by objects such as a toilet seat or hot tub. Reduce Your Risk of Spreading Herpes People with herpes should follow a few simple steps to avoid spreading the infection to other places on their body or other people. Avoid touching the infected area during an outbreak, and wash your hands after contact with that area. Do not have sexual contact (vaginal, oral, or anal) from the time of your first genital...
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Good counts but too much herpes outbreaks

Hello there Mr. Holodniy, I would like to know your opinion about my case. I was diagnosed HIV+ in December 2005, not yet in HAART, VL and T-cells counts every 3 months since that, the higher VL at the moment was 2.000, the lower CD4 was about 600,...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...I had such a patient, I would recommend starting HIV treatment, or at the very least using acyclovir prophylaxis to prevent outbreaks. Read more »

herpes outbreak and severe fatigue

I have only been positive for 5 months. I was diagnosed while acute. I was not put on medication due to my normal cd4s(913-1146 over three tests) and my low VL (undetectable -464-214 ppml) over 3 tests. I have had herpes about ten years with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...14-hour workdays and then a gym workout may be a bit much, even for those who aren't battling a virus. It's time to listen to your body and also time to reevaluate and readjust your lifestyle for maximum immune health. That means optimizing your... Read more »

Hiv Antibodies,Herpes and Drugs

HEllo Dr. Kull, I realise you are indeed a busy man btu If you coul dplease answer my question it woule truly be much appreciated as I've searched the Web and this website and have found no information concerning my question. I may have been...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...unlikely that sexually transmitted infections or recreational drug use would have any effect on the accuracy of the HIV antibody test. False negatives are almost always caused by testing within the window period or human error (autoimmune... Read more »

non-HSV1, non-HSV2 herpes coinfections, valtrex, and hiv viral load

I am hiv positive and I do NOT have HSV-1 or HSV-2 as confirmed by negative serology tests and lack of symptoms in clinical presentation. I was prescribed a 10-day course of Valtrex for treatment of what my physician thought to be an atypical...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...of these medications work quite well. Your situation is somewhat unusual because most people with HIV infection also have antibodies to HSV. When there is evidence of recurrent herpes infection, there is clear benefit associated with suppression... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...neck, and scalp, in and around the ear, or at the tip of the nose. Shingles outbreaks are almost always on just one side of the body. Within a few days, a rash appears on the skin area related to the inflamed nerve. Small blisters form and fill... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...outbreaks can be more serious, and last longer than for people without HIV. Herpes sores provide a way for HIV to get past the body's immune defenses and make it easier to get HIV infection. A recent study found that people with HSV had three... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...cold sores, both forms may be sexually transmitted and can cause genital herpes. Like other viruses, herpes remains in your body for life. It hibernates in nerve roots when it's not causing symptoms such as painful blisters or open sores in the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Automated Network Could Predict Disease Outbreaks That Originate in Animals

...Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers' efforts to create an automated network to monitor animals in an effort to predict disease outbreaks because two out of every three human diseases "originated in animals." Tony Beugelsdijk, group leader... Read more »
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Any herpes survivors out there??

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the same thing a pinch size soar well, left it alone, no treatments. went away. Over the weekend i was applying vaseline to my body including inner thighs. The next day i had major pain on my vaginal lip. It hurts when i pee, i examined the area... Read more »

Herpes question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can u catch a different strain of herpes from someone if you yourself had herpes for 10+ years but had an unprotected exposure with someone who just recently got it from Read more »

IS a rash from Herpes the same as a open ulcer?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Whne they say herpes outbreak can give a route for infection with hiv does that include a rash from it or the open uclerations that sometimes occur? Read more »

Genital Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Any positive guys out there who have also dealt with genital herpes? I'm curious to know how you've handled the issue in dating and sexual situations. How do you tell someone you're HIV-positive Read more »