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What Is Mucosal Herpes Infections

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How is herpes transmitted exactly...fluid mucosal contact?

How is herpes transmitted exactly...fluid mucosal contact?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.Herpes is transmitted by DIRECT contact with a herpes lesion. The herpesvirus can be found on the lips of the mouth (also known as a "cold sore" or a"fever blister"), the penis, vagina, or... Read more »

Follow-uo question about mucosal disease & sinusitis

Hi Dr Wohl,Thank you for your very helpful (14 May) response to the question about mucosal disease... Read more »

oraquick advance oral mucosal transudate

dear doctor.i would like to know if the 2011-2012 oraquick advance kit is more accurate of the 2005... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Seroprevalence and Risk Factors for Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in a Population of HIV-Infected Patients in Canada

The 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 »
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 46.3%... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rates of Genital Herpes Infections Rise in Scotland

Genital infections with herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) have risen in western Scotland over the last 15 years, particularly among young women, according to a study in the British Medical Journal ("Longitudinal Study of Genital Infection by... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Learn Why Even Treated Genital Herpes Sores Boost the Risk of HIV Infection

New research helps explain why infection with herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), which causes genital herpes, increases the risk for HIV infection even after successful treatment heals the genital skin sores and breaks that often result from HSV-2. ... Read more »
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Co-infection Herpes and HIV

Posted by tphk, 1 Reply
Hi,
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 »

It seems I really was likely infected with the Herpes Virus and Not HIV

Posted by DSKMan, 1 Reply
I have come to accept that my symptoms of swollen and bleeding gingiva, fever, ulcers, swollen lymph nodes, really wasn't HIV, and likely was a case of acute Herpes infection (Herpetic Gingivostomatitis).

You must understand were I come from, I am a... Read more »

sorry.. not HIV.. question about Herpes?!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Yeah 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 »

herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you have late hiv infection, and have herpes, wouldnt you breakout more often without any meds?

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