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What Happens When You Have Herpes

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i dont know what is going to happen now

hello, two weeks ago, i had sex with a girl, ( i dont know if she is hiv positive., i did penetration but with (CONDOM) but my worry is , that i did oral sex to her with no protection, and i had a herpes simplex in my lips , i would like to know if...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hell there-Oral sex is a very inefficient way to acquire HIV. The mouth does not contain the type of cells that HIV likes to infect. One study from Europe that followed couples where one person was HIV+ and the other HIV- failed to find a case of... Read more »

unsafe sex and how drug resistance happens

my question is me and my bf both have hiv he got it from me what i like to know is im on HIV meds... Read more »

Confused about resutls and things happening.....

Hey Doc, I love your enthusiasm :).....it makes one feel so good :)I am 28 year old from Mumbai,... Read more »
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InfoRed SIDA

Herpes Simple (lceras Bucales y Herpes Genital)

¿Qué Es el Herpes? El VHS y el VIH ¿Cómo Se Transmite el VHS? ¿Cómo Se Trata el Herpes? ¿Se Puede Prevenir el Herpes? En Pocas Palabras ¿Qué Es el Herpes? El herpes simple se refiere a un grupo de virus que infecta a los seres... 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 »
InfoRed SIDA

Herpes Zoster (Culebrilla)

¿Qué Es el Herpes Zoster? Herpes Zoster y VIH ¿Cómo Se Transmite? ¿Cómo Se Trata? ¿Se Puede Prevenir? En Pocas Palabras ¿Qué Es el Herpes Zoster? Es una enfermedad muy dolorosa causada por el mismo virus tipo herpes que causa la... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida AIDS Talk: "It Can Happen to Anybody"

Too many people mistakenly believe HIV/AIDS is no longer a threat, Debbie Sergi-Laws recently told attendees of a kickoff luncheon for the 2007 AIDS Walk at New College of Sarasota. "People think that if you get it, you just take a pill a day and... Read more »
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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 »

hpv,herpes, - different strains

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Alright, this plagues me. Most realize that hpv has many strains, and so does herpes. My questions is if you already have either can you still catch different strains or are you immune to them? We know hiv has different strains that you can catch. Read more »

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 »

herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have had herpes of the mouth since i was a pre teen about once every two years. Not with hiv, my outbreaks are happening sooner, does anyboyd know if there is a relation? Read more »