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What Does Herpes Simplex Type 1 Mean

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$200 Donation For This Simple Question (HERPES SIMPLEX, 2009)

Hi Dr Bob, Scott from CA. Umm... how do I start.? Ok here goes.I've a gf for about 6 months now. Before we engage in any kind of unprotected sex, we both had HIV and STDs test about 3 weeks after being together and all came back NEGATIVE. She told...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sores), your doctor is correct. It's extremely common. See below. I'll reprint some information from the archives that discusses Herpes simplex and its relationship to HIV.I'm delighted you are such a loyal fan and that you'll be making a... Read more »

Thanks - Negative HIV results (so far) but similar symptoms

Dr Bob,I don't have a question...I just wanted to send an email thanking you for the support you... Read more »

cold sores = genital herpes?

are they both the same virus? aren't they two different simplex herpes types? in oral sex, can... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Transmission of Herpes Simplex Virus Types 1 and 2 in a Prospective Cohort of HIV-Negative Gay Men: The Health in Men Study

... There are few studies comparing risk factors for infection by herpes simplex virus types 1 (HSV-1) and 2 (HSV-2), the authors of the current study wrote, despite an increase in HSV-1-associated anogenital Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Seroprevalence and Risk Factors for Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in a Population of HIV-Infected Patients in Canada

... The researchers in the current study set out to determine the seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus (HSV) in a population of HIV-positive patients in Canada. The study participants were HIV patients attending five infectious-disease Read more »
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)

...and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact Sheet 509 ),... Read more »
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Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...sex. Next day i started recalling all the facts and gone crazy. 3 days after the incident i started to have chills , fever(100 F) runny nose & sneezing which lasted for 3 days. After 3 days the fever continues and now i have a sore throat as... Read more »

Follow up on Freaking Terrified

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Thanks for the answers and support. Well I got my results back today. I got a full STD panel done and all was negative except for Herpes Simplex 1 (cold sores) which I was told not to worry about because something like 85% of the population has... Read more »

Massege for SHANE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Shane, Earlier you mentioned that PCR-DNA after 4 weeks will be 95-99% conclusive, is that applied to all kind of risk and where you have this number from? I'm curious to know as FDA does not recognize it as diagnosis tool. Thanks Read more »

genital herpes or herpes simplex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Could herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response. Read more »