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What Happens To Affected Areas Of Herpes

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Does herpes affect libido?

My girlfriend suffers from genital herpes that breaks out every month or so. Seems to me it is stress related but she feels it is just the nature of the virus. Recently she began taking famvir to control it and this is working quite well. But now...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Dear Hurting,Remember, I'm not a doctor. My responses to questions involving complicated medical issues should always be secondary to a medical doctor's opinion. Any questions about side effects of your girlfriend's medication... Read more »

Can having herpes affect and HIV test?

I was wondering...i had an HIV test done last week and am still awaiting the results. I have HSV1... Read more »

hpv or herpes affect hiv test?

hello and thank you, I had unprotected oral sex(no semen)but pre semen,With a high risk hiv... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HHS Proposal to Cut Ryan White Funding for Highly Affected Metropolitan Areas Is "Irresponsible and Unfair," Editorial Says

An HHS proposal for the reauthorization of the Ryan White CARE Act that would redirect financial aid from metropolitan areas with successful HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs to states that have "lagged behind" in the fight against the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Articles on HIV Prevention in U.S.; KNOW HIV/AIDS Launches "The Know is Spreading" Campaign; Fact Sheet on Number of HIV/AIDS Cases in Hurricane-Affected Areas

"Families Living With HIV ," AIDS Care : M.J. Rotheram-Borus and colleagues from the University of California-Los Angeles write that the HIV/AIDS epidemic's early focus on individuals has become "inadequate" and that family-based models of... Read more »
AIDS United

Make AIDSWatch Happen in Your Hometown

Next week HIV advocates from around the country will come to D.C. for AIDSWatch 2012 to tell Congress to make health care, treatment, housing, prevention, and support service programs a priority. However, you don't have to be in D.C. to make your... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

What Happened in Durban? A South African Perspective

Durban, South Africa's port city on the Indian Ocean, sits at the epicenter of one of the world's largest and most complex HIV epidemics. Like South Africa's other major cities, it encompasses a mix of the first and the third world. Interspersed... Read more »
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Can Herpes Virus affect testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a girl of unknown status, 1 week later I got blisters and was diagnosed with Herpes, as if that wasn't bad enough I began having other symptoms. I was tested by elisa at 10 weeks and negative. Can the herpes infection... Read more »

Looking for make support in TX, DFW area Wise county area

Posted by edhe, 1 Reply
I was diagnosed positive about three years ago, it was shocking and hard and still is sometimes however I am trying to do my best and live my life. I am would love to meet married guys that are HIV+ too. I am married and my wife knows my diagnose... Read more »

What happens to us

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
after we die? 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 »