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What Does A Person Feel When They Have Herpes

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...HSV-2 genital infection is more likely to result in recurrences than HSV-1 genital infection. Recurrences become less common over time. Symptoms from recurrences might include itching, tingling, vaginal discharge, and a burning feeling or pain in the genital or anal area. Sores may be present during a recurrence, but sometimes they are small and easily overlooked. Sometimes, the virus can become active but not cause any visible sores or any...
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Herpes?Or Aids?

Is it true that having the Hiv virus would give you a positive herpesculture?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. Being infected with HIV will not cause a positive Herpes Culture. Herpes and HIV are two totally different viruses. However, there are some people who are infected with both HIV and Read more »

Herpes transmission questions

This is my second question regarding herpes transmission. If a woman has no herpes lesions on her external genitalia, is it still possible to have herpes transmission from vaginal fluids assuming the woman previously had herpes?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Herpes, see the question, "How is herpestransmitted exactly...fluid mucosal contact?"If you have any further questions, please feel free to call the Centers for Disease Control at 1.800.232.4636 (Nationwide). Read more »

Is herpes curable or treatable?

I am suffering from Herpes. Is there any cure forever? what will be the outcome if I get married? Any treatments availabel?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. Literally millions of people have herpes, and live very productive lives. Since outbreaks tend to occur when a person is under physical or emotional stress, one of the Read more »

herpes virus and hiv

hi, i am curious,i read somewhere recently that the herpes virus either oralor genital can be very dangerous for persons with hiv,is this correct, if so please explain why whatwould the symptoms be thahk you
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...could have acquired years earlier, could causeserious health problems later on in life.If you have any further questions, please feel free to call the Centers for Disease Control at 1.800.232.4636 (Nationwide).Rick Sowadsky MSPH CDS Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...with HIV. Also, syphilis causes large, painless sores. It is easy for someone to be infected with HIV through syphilis sores. Herpes simplex infection (see Fact Sheet 508 ) also causes sores which assist infection with HIV. An active case of... 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 Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Survey Finds Genital Herpes Is Common Among New Yorkers

... New York City -- The Health Department reported today that more than a fourth of adult New Yorkers are infected with Herpes Simplex Virus-2, the virus that causes genital herpes. HSV-2 is a lifelong sexually-transmitted infection that can... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...use latex condoms and water- or silicone-based lubricant (lube) to prevent the condom from breaking. (Lube also helps condoms feel better.) Do not use oil-based lubes like Vaseline, Crisco, or baby oil with condoms because they increase the risk... Read more »
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Professional in NY feeling alone

Posted by Phoenix1012, 22 Replies
...find professionals who have this disease as well, folks who like me, knew better, yet did what they did and have it now. Just feeling like I am the only fool out there. I walk around the office wondering, if only they knew they would think less... Read more »

got herpes and HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...and I have no other symptoms, but I still have myself convinced I got infected, even though I didnt have unprotected sex, I feel maybe the person I slept with maybe had hiv and didnt know it and that I got infected with herps and hiv at the same... Read more »

condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hey, My case seems somewhat different from others at least to me. I contracted herpes as a result of 30 seconds exposure to sex worker's vagina during intercourse as the condom broke. I have not been feeling well Read more »

Put Somebody At Risk & Feel Horrible

Posted by ffrbel, 11 Replies
...and the fact that I put soomebody at risk of contracting the virus. Even worse, this is the first guy who I've had very strong feelings for in a very long time and the feel of rejection from him would quite possible crush me. Thanks to all for... Read more »