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What Does Herpes Type 2 Look Like

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...aimed at disrupting these viral targets might lead to the design of more effective treatments. More about NIAID Research on Genital Herpes Cause Genital herpes is caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two types of HSV. HSV type 1 most commonly infects the mouth and lips, causing sores known as fever blisters or cold sores. HSV type 2 is the usual cause of genital herpes, but it also can infect the mouth. ...
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Resistant Herpes

What is the treatment for resistant herpes when you have HIV
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,There are different types of herpes viruses (herpes simplex, varicella zoster, EBV, CMV, HHV6-8, etc.). There are also various types of resistance (resistant Read more »

Dr. Brian, i also got my wife tested. Please answer, i am losing my mind and whole life.

Dr. Brian, thanks for your advice. You are a great person, helping lot of normal people. I am quite convinced now about the analpram and elidel. I took my wife to the hospital here and got a HIV antibody test and her result is negative. Me and my...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
For a whole number of reasons, you seem to be obessesd with asking me the same question a number of times regarding the HIV testing issue. I think I have told you quite clearly that your negativeHIV test result is quite reliable. You need to... Read more »

herpes test

Dear carol, Is a neg antibody for herpes 1 and 2 at 105 days a conclusive outcome outcome? No blisters of any kind.
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
...Yes,It sounds like you are negative for herpes. I hope the test you had was Herpes I/II IGM and IGG. If both are negative you have never had or been exposed to herpes if Read more »

Is Kaposi's sarcoma a cancer or a herpes infection?

I have read that KS is not cancer at all but a type of herpes virus called herpes-8. If this is so, why do they prescribe chemotherpy for it? Should they use something like acylovir, the stuff that is used for herpes-2?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...will not work against HHV-8. No such luck.So in short, HHV-8 is a virus which can lead to a cancer. It actually causes other types of cancer in addition to KS. However, it is very important to understand that the vast majority of folks who are... Read more »
Articles
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 herpes reports. Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...the shingles rash or with anything that may have touched the shingles rash or blisters. How Is Shingles Treated? Several types of drugs are used to treat shingles. They include anti-herpes drugs, and several types of treatment for pain. ... 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 »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...become infected with HPV at some time in their lives. One study found HPVs in 77 percent of HIV-positive women. Different types of HPV cause warts or abnormal cell growth (dysplasia) near the anus or cervix. More than 95% of cervical cancers... Read more »
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Herpes?

Posted by sadface, 4 Replies
...I have been reading a little on herpes. How soon can you get a blood test to see if you are caring the virus? When does it begin to show up? UG! Thanks, SF Read more »

Herpes=HIV??!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I've never had herpes that I know of. Ever. No blisters...anywhere....ever. Im still paranoid about HIV and now I have this kinda burning/stinging sensation at the corner of my mouth. (on the outside). I keep thinking "crap...I probably got... Read more »

got herpes and HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...lymph nodes, but I had other symptoms. So I went and got tested the week after (week 4) and tested negative. I know that is kind of early to test but I felt ok afterwards. But now, week 7 I have been running a temp between 99.1-99.9... Read more »

herpes

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 »