What Foods To Avoid If You Have Herpes

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...genital herpes, read the CDC STD Treatment Guidelines . Prevention Because herpes can be transmitted from someone who has no symptoms, using the precautions listed below is not enough to prevent transmission. Recently, the Food and Drug Administration approved Valtrex for use in preventing transmission of genital herpes. It has to be taken continuously by the infected person, and while it significantly decreases the risk of the...
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Is there anything we can do to help our bodies reduce the inflammation caused by hiv itself!?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Yes, take HIV medications to bring your viral load to undetectable levels, exercise, don't eat fried,fatty foods and sugary stuff, limit your alcohol intake, don't use recreational drugs, and avoid co-infections like herpes and STDs. Read more »

The Eternal Quest (HERPES AND HIV, 2010)

Dear Dr. Bob,May I be the first (along with my kitty here draped over my arm while I type) to wish you a "Merry Christmas". Just don't snog to much on the eggnog, OK? :)Well, I pulled out my trusty "BS meter" and wanted to verifyif yours was on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...actually been quite a bit of research. I'll reprint the latest findings below.Finally, Happy Thankschristkwanzaakkah!Dr. BobHerpes Simplex Virus Type 2InfectionTwenty years' worth of epidemiologicdata support a synergistic relationshipbetween... Read more »

Canker Sores

I dont know if this goes in this section buy hey Ill try cause the problem I am having could have too do with my nutrition. As of recently I have been experiencing canker sores more than usual. I mean I have always gotten them in my life but it just...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...i fyuo are having the problem reappear frequently.There is some evidence that lysine, an amminoacid found in milk and other foods, can decrease the incidence of herpes. Other evidence shows that foods rich in arginine may make herpes outbreaks... Read more »


Dr.Reznik,Can Herpes show up on the point of your tongue? For about 9 months I have been getting a row of small bumps ( sometimes they are in a semi-circle) they seem to become more red over the week or so, the taste buds in the area vanish to a...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...like HSV, HPV or any type of ulceration. What you are experiencing could be anything from geographic tongue to a reaction to a food; hence the reason you should let a professional take a look the next time they occur.Take care,DR Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Food and Drug Administration Fast-Tracks Anti-HIV and Herpes Gel

... The Food and Drug Administration has granted fast-track status to an investigational microbicide gel that could prevent transmission 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 »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...associated with HPV types 16, 18, 31, 33, and 45. HPV may also cause cancer in the vagina, vulva, and anus. In June, 2006, the Food and Drug Association (FDA) approved a vaccine called Gardasil™ for prevention of cervical cancer. The vaccine... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...the lubed side facing down. This givesyou a thin barrier between your mouth and the vagina or anus. (Some people useplastic food wrap as a barrier. While plastic wrap has been shown to preventthe transmission of herpes infections, there is no... Read more »
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...personal information in any form for any reason. All packaging is discreet. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose or cure any disease. The information contained... Read more »

Herpes question.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can having herpes cause you seroconvert later and test positive later than someone who doesn't have herpes? Read more »

STD? cold sores, herpes???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i've seen how cold sores are active in hiv poz individuals. but i thought cold sores were common in people with a herpes strain? and the cold sores would be were you came into contact with the herpes virus. ie you won't get herpes on your lip... 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 Read more »