What Is Best Drug To Treat Genital Herpes
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University of Utah, School of MedicineThere has been a lot of interest in Herpes in HIV infected persons for years, for reasons that may be important to you. There is some evidence that herpes outbreaks, especially when frequent, may accelerate HIV disease. Most of this work was done... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your post.This is a topic that is commonly asked, though relatively understudied. For this reason, I tend not to recommend a lot of supplements to my patients taking HIV medications, for fear of lowering the potency of the HAART.In this... Read more »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillIf your herpes is found during testing to be resistant to acyclovir, Valtrex will not work. Valtrex is a pro-drug of acyclovir - meaning it gets converted to acyclovir in the body. Other choices include foscarnet (intravenous) and cidofovir... Read more »
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Posted by DJones, 5 RepliesI have been on Fluconazole, Acyclovir and Atripla for about 6 months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the summer began. I have stayed out of the sun or put sun block on until last Saturday I was at a... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesCould herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response.
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesAny positive guys out there who have also dealt with genital herpes? I'm curious to know how you've handled the issue in dating and sexual situations. How do you tell someone you're HIV-positive AND have genital herpes? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI know this is an hiv forum but I was wondering if the first episode of genital herpes is extremly painful or not? What do the lesions look like and how long do they take to go away? Please answer!
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