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What Do I Look For To See If I Have Herpes

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Looking for white smoke to see if Cardinal Frascino has decided to answer. (please 4th request)

Ok here goes one more time I have been getting a lot of confflicting answers but not much sleep. Its 4 am as I write this.1.on april 6th I had an encounter with a very active escort. she performed unprotected oral on me , then regular sex and then...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your HIV risk is remarkably minimal. Your symptoms are not consistent with HIV ARS. ARS symptoms do not begin two days after an exposure. I agree with the ER doctor that prescribed "anxiety pills" but disagree with the doctor who... Read more »


Dr. Bob,Long time no talk. Alot has happened since we last talked/ I will give you the short of it.... Read more »

Looking for advice: Recurrent Yeast Infections/HPV

Hi Doctor,Thank you very much for your time. I am overcome with a sense of worry and dread and... Read more »

Looking Back at 2010 in Terms of HIV/AIDS, What Do You Want to See Change in 2011?

As an action-packed year for the HIV/AIDS community draws to a close, takes stock of 2010 in a new series of articles, "HIV/AIDS Year in Review: Looking Back on 2010 (and Ahead to 2011)." Read the entire series here . There are so many... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Looks at Contraceptive, Herpes Risk in Mice

New research in mice suggests that women who use the injectable contraceptive Depo-Provera may have a higher risk of infection with genital herpes than non-users. Study author Dr. Charu Kaushic and colleagues of McMaster University in Canada... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Northern Ireland: Experts Reveal Alarming Figures -- Doctors See Huge Increase in Sexual Diseases

A new documentary, set to broadcast on Jan. 25, offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Royal Victoria Hospital's Genito-Urinary Medicine (GUM) clinic and details the rise in STDs in recent years in Northern Ireland. According to data presented in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington: State May See Push for Circumcision After Evidence Shows Health Benefits

Growing evidence that male circumcision can help reduce the transmission of HIV and other diseases has local and national agencies rethinking their recommendations regarding the procedure. The American Academy of Pediatrics and CDC are expected to... Read more »
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How you protect against Herpes?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i guess my question is how do you protect against Herpes? Should you look for soeres? Can you get it from someone who doesn't have sores etc.? I know about HIV but not too much about Herpes. Thanks Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i have dry skin on the head of my penis and some if it came of by picking it off and some didnt could this be herpes or herpes viral shedding? please help Read more »

Any herpes survivors out there??

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I hope someone is patient enough to bare with me.. I need some guidance from others with herpes. I was diagnosed with hereps 3 years ago. the catch is that when diagnosed i had a pinch size soar and was to small to culture. I had a standard blood... Read more »

let's talk about herpes!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i never experienced herpes before all this, and i am still not sure this is what it is. painful cracks at the corners of my mouth from time to time, weird little scabby things inside my nose, now whitish looking scabby things at inner labia area and... Read more »