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What Happens If You And Your Partner Have Herpes

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partners having unprotected sex with different strains (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2011)

when i was diagnosed my doctor told me that i am classified as HIV strain 2 and with cd4 count of 5 as of 2007 and now 1095 of october 2010...i have a partner and the doctor told him that his HIV 1 & 2 strain and not taking medications yet...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Even between two HIV positives, unprotected sex remains risky business. Yes, it is possible to acquire a second more virulent or resistant strain of HIV by having bareback sex with another HIVer. (See below.) You report you decided to have... Read more »

Your room mate has herpes and uses your towell. What do you do?

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HI,I am a 14 year old with herpes.
I beleive I was infected when I was 13 .I aslo was pregnant when I found out that I had the virus.I was very scared and angry.I even begged god to take it away,promising that I would never have sex again ,if he... Read more »

herpes or something else?

Posted by maverick2323, 3 Replies
from last two days I had minor swelling on upper left portion on my lip. it has no pain no itching sensation till now. I had safe sex with 3 girls in last one month and from last one week facing fever weakness appetite loss and blood in mucus.taking... Read more »

alopecia areata and herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A couple of years ago, I started noticing patches of hair on my face disappearing. Later I realized it is called Alopecia Areata. Also, I found out that I have herpes. 2 years have past since then and I feel fine, although I have been getting... Read more »

Can ARS happen in 3 days after possible exposure?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I had unprotected anal sex as the insertive partner 4 weeks ago with someone whose status is questionable. I knew I was stupid but I didn't know I was this stupid. The act lasted less than one minute. I didn't have any visible nick or cut on the... Read more »