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What Does Herpes Feel Like In Women

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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...
Ask the Experts

Herpes, Betrayal, Cervix Mysterys, and HIV risk--Oh my!!!

Hey Bob, I'm actually writing to you, or at least I know of you, since I'm an Oberlin Alum myself (we even met briefly!). I'm writing to ask you a bit about my risks of HIV transmission, and to get some clarity about some of the stats out there. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that my gf and I have both been faithful (yes I truly believe this)...and he said the possible genital herpes could be from a woman that I had unprotected sex with back in 1999. I cannot believe that herpes would stay in my body and not come out... 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
...HIV, is a chronic viral infection and as such can contribute to fatigue. Just as the viruses that cause colds and flus make us feel tired and run down, so, too, can HIV. The difference is HIV doesn't resolve spontaneously. You are now "virally... Read more »

HERPES WITH NO SORES???? AND CAN I WOOHOO?

Hi Dr. Bob or Should I say Dr. GodHow are you doing these days? I love your outlook on live, so positive.What I was wondering, is I recently had a hiv test done 6 months after possible exposure which was negative..can I woohoo?? My exposure was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Frank,1.Yep, no doubt about it. I'm definitely "positive" (in every sense of the word).2.Yep, you are now WOO-HOO certified. 3.I cannot diagnose your "irritated spot" over the Internet. Sorry. Your physician should be able to evaluate this... Read more »

Lesbians, HSV, and herpes

I am a lesbian... i have been in a relationship with a bisexual female.. recently she cheated with a man... and has discovered he has and has given her genital herpes.. she is now on medication.. but my question is,, can we still have sex since at...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...you are at no risk of infection from kissing her, or having her give you oral sex.If you have any further questions, please feel free to call the Centers for Disease Control at 1.800.232.4636 (Nationwide). Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...about one out of four women and about one out of five men. Genital HSV can cause potentially fatal infections in babies. If a woman has active genital herpes at delivery, a cesarean delivery is usually performed. Repeat outbreaks of HSV may... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cat's Claw (Uña de Gato)

...promising resultsfor cat's claw, there are very few studies in humans. Until thereis more research on cat's claw, it is difficult to feel confidentabout its benefits or side effects. Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...infection. Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC or MAI) is a bacterial infection that can cause recurring fevers, general sick feelings, problems with digestion, and serious weight loss. CD4 cell range: under 50. See Fact Sheet 514 . ... Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Survey Finds Genital Herpes Is Common Among New Yorkers

...HIV-positive are at high risk of exposure to HIV "A genital herpes diagnosis can be overwhelming," said Dr. Schillinger. "People may feel ashamed because of the stigma the infection carries. Talk to your doctor or a mental health professional... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
...is trying to perscribe me to zoloft and zanax i dont take drugs and never have ....is there anyone going through these weird feelings like me? is seroconversion in this case a little soon for me to feal this way? help me some one i feel this... Read more »

Need some advice

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...under my new insurance as a pre-existing condition? Could they deny me coverage? Or, make me wait to receive benefits? I don't feel like I can wait. Thanks for your time, and I appreciate your support. Read more »

DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THIS WORKS????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...no visible sign of herpes lesions. Freedom Lube is very effective in preventing such transmission. If you have herpes and feel prodromo symptoms such as a tingling or itching in your belly or genitals, we strongly recommend that also kill the... Read more »

HPV+ Herpes Outbreak+ Oral sex w/ HIV+ parter=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I received oral sex from a girl who is HIV+. I have some genital warts from HPV and had a Herpes Outbreak at the time. Am I infected with HIV? What are my chanes? Are there any documented cases or could I be a first? I am Read more »