What Is Herpes Infection
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Seroprevalence and Risk Factors for Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in a Population of HIV-Infected Patients in CanadaThe researchers in the current study set out to determine the seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus (HSV) in a population of HIV-positive patients in Canada. The study participants were HIV patients attending five infectious-disease clinics for... Read more »
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Harvard Medical SchoolThe question as to whether Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a cancer or a herpes virus infection is a good one. Basically KS is both a cancer AND an infection. Under the microscope KS looks like a cancer to a pathologist. That said, the real... Read more »
Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicineI am assuming that you are taking acyclovir only at the time you develop herpes. Anyone with recurrent herpes, should consider taking acyclovir daily to prevent recurrent infections. Have you tried that? Alternatively, one could also take... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,There is no way to estimate that type of statistical risk because herpes can vary in severity from very mild to active vesicles to healing scabs, etc. The best we can offer is to say that HIV-transmission risk is increased when there is another... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYour HIV viral load is low positive by two different technologies. Given this viral load level and your current CD4 count, HIV treatment is not recommended at this time.... Read more »
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Posted by tphk, 1 ReplyHi,
I am in China. Male 40yo.
I went to a massage parlour and had sex there. I used a condom but I have been infected with herpes (primo infection). I have a lesion on the scrotum.
For it looks I was not protected enough, is it possible that I am also... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesYeah i posted before about my worry about infection of some other STD...
Someone replied that you cannot contract HSV2 from oral sex (someone gave me head). I read this on some other site..
However, when i called the aids and sexual health hotline,... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIf you have late hiv infection, and have herpes, wouldnt you breakout more often without any meds?
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesWhne they say herpes outbreak can give a route for infection with hiv does that include a rash from it or the open uclerations that sometimes occur? Read more »
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