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What Happen To Your Body If You Never Get Treated For Herpes

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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact Sheet 509 ), herpes simplex causes painful skin eruptions. Itching and tingling are usually the first signs, followed by a blister that breaks open. The infection stays dormant in nerve cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs....
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Treating HIV in all body compartments

Hello doctors. Just wondering what your thoughts are about choosing a regimen that is effective in all body compartments. Does such a regimen exist? Can you please provide a list of potential drug combinations that would do this. I have done a...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I very much applaud your enthusiasm and the amount of research you have done. As you state, there are theoretical advantages to regimens that can target HIV in different areas of the body where HIV can reside. Although trying to hit the virus in... Read more »

what happens in your body please help me

hi how are you doing today i wish to know what happens to your nody if you have animia thanks dude...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Well, I'm not sure what happens to your "nody" but I can tell you what happens to your body - OK?Red blood cells, also called erythrocytes, are made in the bone marrow and carry oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body using... Read more »

What happens to the body when the viral load goes up

Medication is no longer being used and viral load is going up now past 677m can not find anything that tells me what happens to the body when this goes higher than 999m ...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Usually CD4 counts decrease and symptoms and opportunistic infections can develop if the CD4 count goes below 200.... Read more »

What's the best way to treat herpes simplex?

Dr. Bob, you and your savvy are legendary/heroic! I'm a healthy poz guy, and after 18 years, have a 560 CD4, and VL is undetectable. I also have anal herpes, and would like your take on recent studies on women; findings conclude that control...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Swede in Washington,Although definitive studies in men have yet to be completed, it certainly makes good sense to me! However, I support your doctor's approach! However, I should also note there are some special warnings about use of... Read more »
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Any herpes survivors out there??

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I hope someone is patient enough to bare with me.. I need some guidance from others with herpes. I was diagnosed with hereps 3 years ago. the catch is that when diagnosed i had a pinch size soar and was to small to culture. I had a standard blood... Read more »

It had to happen sometime!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Listen folks, I hate to be the first person writing into this board that turns out positive but it was inevitable...face it, it had to happen sometime.

THERE WAS NO OTHER EXPOSURE - I would tell you if there was.

None of you are Dr's, nor am I for... Read more »

Co-infection Herpes and HIV

Posted by tphk, 1 Reply
Hi,
I am in China. Male 40yo.
I went to a massage parlour and had sex there. I used a condom but I have been infected with herpes (primo infection). I have a lesion on the scrotum.
For it looks I was not protected enough, is it possible that I am also... Read more »