What Happens If Herpes Is Not Treated
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello 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 »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,It certainly does sound like you and your boyfriend had an STD. I would not immediately assume herpes simples II is the culprit, based on the information you provided. I would, however, suggest you make a follow-up appointment with your doctor... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastI don't have any experience with Valtrex suppression of non-HSV infections in HIV-infected patients. For HSV suppression, most of our patients are on acyclovir or Valtrex and both of these medications work quite well. Your situation is somewhat... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineOngoing viral infections can result in an increase in viral load and usually a decrease in CD4 count. This happens mainly in people who are not taking HIV meds. In people on HIV meds and with undetectable viral loads, an elevation could still happen... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesListen 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesFour months ago my rectum began to bleed and became swollen to the point where it keeps me from going to the bathroom on a regular basis. In response to me not going to the bathroom, my appetite has been cut in half and over the course of four... Read more »
Posted by Broken_Angel1, 11 RepliesIf this offends or bothers anyone...I apologize in advance. That is not what this is about...it comes from my heart. I will be away from the board for a while but will respond to anyone who has questions as soon as I can.
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