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What If I've Never Had Sex And I Have Herpes

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Risk of HIV through Oral Sex When Herpes is present and contracted

Dear Dr. Bob--About 7 years ago, you helped me through the only other HIV scare I've ever had (which turned out to be Lyme disease). I hope you can help with this one, as well. And I believe the specific facts of my "case" will help others and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...increase susceptibility to HIV and facility HIV transmission. This is primarily a problem of an HIV-negative person with active herpetic lesions being at greater risk for acquiring HIV from an exposure. This would not apply to your situation.2.... Read more »

Oral sex, active herpes and HIV PEP therapy

I am young guy who after just recovered from a Genital Herpes outbreak, received oral sex from a... Read more »

Receive Oral Sex w/ condom but have herpes ulcer

I thought this question could be relevant for this panel so here goes. About 1 month ago, I... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Association of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Infection and Syphilis With HIV Infection Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Peru

...Javier Lama from the Asociacion Civil Impacta Salud y Educacion and colleagues surveyed and tested for HIV 3,280 men who have sex with men in Peru and found an HIV prevalence of 13.9% in the group, a herpes simplex virus type 2 prevalence of... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the United... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...(HSV1) is the common cause of cold sores (oral herpes) around the mouth. HSV2 normally causes genital herpes. However, through sexual activity, HSV1 can cause infections in the genital area, and HSV2 can infect the mouth area. HSV is a very... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
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Oral sex, OCD, and herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Sup guys. 6 months ago I had my first sexual contact ever. A chick I know gave me head. there was no blood in her mouth or soars on my penis but anyways since I have OCD Read more »

HPV+ Herpes Outbreak+ Oral sex w/ HIV+ parter=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I received oral sex from a girl who is HIV+. I have some genital warts from HPV and had a Herpes Outbreak at the time. Am I infected with HIV? What Read more »

Oral sex while experiencing Herpes Outbreak

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Received oral sex last night while experiencing a herpes outbreak. HIV status of other person is unknown and don't know wether there was blood Read more »

Herpes=HIV??!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...REALLY can't wait till my 12 week test. Im gonna drive myself insane till then. **By the way my one time exposure was vaginal sex only. No oral either way. Read more »