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What If My Herpes Test Came Negative And Had No Sign Of Past Outbreak

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Herpes and HIV (Recurrent Herpes Outbreaks)

I contracted herpes approx. 4-5 months ago and I've had recurrent outbreaks ever since. They heal within 1-2 weeks, but I get another one right away. The only time I seem to be somewhat free of the herpes is during my period. I was tested...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Faith,Thank you for your question. It is unlikely that your frequent herpes outbreaks are HIV related. This is because:1) There is no evidence thus far, that you are infected with HIV.2) Recurrent herpes outbreaks associated with HIV do not... Read more »

Herpes outbreak at the time of drawing blood. Please answer.

Dr. McGovern,First of all thanks for your support to the people who really need you. Could you... Read more »

Shingles with past "low risk" exposures (SHINGLES, 2010)

Thanks for reading my question, by the looks of your site you are all VERY busy. My concern is... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lessons of Past Helping Curb Indiana Syphilis Outbreak

A sharp rise in cases of syphilis this year in Marion County prompted local health officials to intervene to prevent the spread of the STD. By mid-August, Indianapolis had 89 cases, more than any year since 2001. However, new cases now appear to be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fifth Adult Film Actor Tests HIV-Positive, Marking Largest Outbreak in Porn Industry in Six Years

A fifth pornographic film actor in California has tested HIV-positive, marking the largest HIV outbreak in the adult film industry in six years, according to the Adult Industry Medical Health Care Foundation , Reuters reports. The latest case has... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Study Confirms International Outbreak of Sexually Transmitted Hep C

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) can be spread in ways similar to HIV, particularly through sharing or receiving the following: equipment for substance use tattooing needles contaminated blood or blood products HCV infects the liver and can... Read more »
UNAIDS

Global AIDS Epidemic Shows No Sign of Abating; Highest Number of HIV Infections and Deaths Ever

London -- The global AIDS epidemic shows no signs of abating. Five million people became infected with HIV worldwide and 3 million died this year alone -- the highest ever. The findings are featured in "AIDS Epidemic Update: December 2003 " (PDF),... Read more »
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tested negative past 90 days

Posted by jamesmore32, 2 Replies
I tested negative with an oraquick rapid test over 90 days post exposure should I still be worried? Sorry that I keep filming back but I have a rash on My face that hasn't gone away in 2 months I am worried that it may be hiv related should I got to... 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 in her saliva. Should I seek medical treatment for a possible PEP regime. Thank you all.

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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 are my chanes? Are there any documented cases or could I be a first? I am married and need URGENT... Read more »

Tested past 6 months!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I've tested past the 6months with negative results but strange symptoms(I've written them all before). If tests are conclusive at 6 months then is it true some people have the virus in their system but don't produce antibodies on the hiv blood... Read more »