What Is The Causative Agent Of Herpes
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Stanford University, School of MedicineThere is no FDA approved test to "type" viruses. However, there are DNA fingerprinting techniques that can be used to show sequence homology (relatedness) between viral strains. This is usually done by analyzing the HIV envelop or... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Unfortunately I can't give you specific advice, as I have no way of knowing exactly how extensive your warts were or how extensive the surgery was that you had to ablate them. It is true that the post-surgical period can be, shall we say,... Read more »
UCLA School of MedicineThank you for your post.I am not aware of any evidence that HIV medications will prevent being infected with genital herpes. However, those who are infected may find that they have less outbreaks once their immune system is strengthened with... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESSome individuals with HIV (especially those with more advanced disease or AIDS) can have more severe or more frequent herpes flairs. The outbreaks are not caused by HIV, per se, but rather from any one of the many triggers of herpes, like stress... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyDoes anyone know whether taking Famvir (an antiviral) for a rash (herpes like burning sensation) for 5 days (this was 2 weeks after exposure) would delay seroconversion? Could it delay it beyond 3 months? Is there any real need to test at 6 months... Read more »
Posted by optimistic2009Researchers from the University of North Carolina and Merck are identifying promising new leads in the search for agents that may be able to purge HIV from resting CD4 cells, a key requirement for any prospect of a cure for HIV infection.
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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, 1 ReplyCan having herpes cause you seroconvert later and test positive later than someone who doesn't have herpes? Read more »
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