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What Happens If You Don't Treat Herpes

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I don't know what is happening to me (Spanish fan)

Hello Dr Bob. I like the way you answer our questions. I have a little problem. I performed protected (please continue reading please!!!) insertive anal sex 6 month ago. 3 weeks after the exposure I suffered a cough that lasted about 2 days with a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Spain,Well let's start with the "protected insertive" sex comment. Assuming you used a latex condom properly, "protected" sex is . . . well, "protective!" HIV cannot pass through a latex condom. Added to... Read more »

HELP... I don't know what's happening to me

Doc, I've never been frightened of anything- extreme sports, sky diving,you name it and... Read more »

Don't let this happen to you

I am sure that you have many of these cases and you are pretty tired of hearing from me but I hope... Read more »
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AIDS Project Los Angeles

To Treat or Not To Treat ...

Let's say you have just received an HIV diagnosis, due to Pneumocystis pneumonia, a CD4 count of 120 and viral load at 260,000. Ask 100 doctors if you should be treated with antivirals (in addition to antibiotics and subsequent prophylaxis for the... 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 Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Treating Genital Herpes Does Not Reduce Risk of HIV, Study Finds

Treating genital herpes does not reduce the risk of HIV, according to a study published on Friday in the journal Lancet , the AP/ Newsweek reports (Cheng, AP/ Newsweek , 6/19). Herpes simplex virus-2 has been shown to increase the risk of HIV by... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Treating Genital Herpes Does Not Reduce Risk of HIV, Study Says

Treating genital herpes does not reduce the risk of contracting HIV, according to a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine , Reuters reports. Herpes simplex virus-2 has been shown to increase the risk of HIV by as much as... Read more »
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Don't Know what happen

Posted by VENT, 1 Reply
Hi every one
I've come into contact with sexual act about 2 months ago, lots of symptoms after the first three weeks. Done Elisa and PCR-DNA at the 30 days, they all came back neg, right now I still have problem with my stomatch(gas and belching),... Read more »

Don't Know What is happening

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was involved in a sexual intercourse with one girl who HIV is unknown. I had some symptoms after about 10 days of the intercourse. Sore Throad, lymp nodes on my neck, legs and armspit toward my chest. I got fatigue after about 5 days and hurt on... Read more »

I'm Positive- Get Over It, I Have To Live With It, You Don't

Posted by TheMiddle, 2 Replies
I apologize to anyone reading this for the senseless rant that is to follow (I'm already irritated because the dictionary on here is American and thus i'm seeing a lot of colorful red underlined words already.)

Even at the young age of 21 I already... Read more »

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 »