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What Is The Chance That You Have Herpes

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HIV and Gential Herpes

I have HIV and I am experiencing very frequent herpes outbreaks, its almost like I have continuous outbreaks. My Viral Load is 10,000 and my CD4 count is 600. Is it advisable to start taking ARVs?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for the post.There is a complex interplay between genital herpes and HIV.Having herpes can increase your chances of acquiring and transmitting HIV. Also, activation of herpes can effect your Read more »

HIV and HERPES

Dear Dr. Conway, I recently contracted herpes on my chest area from a nude lap dance. Is there... Read more »

HIV and herpes

I had unprotected sex in 2000 with a unsafe person,then I was tested HIV negative and... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

... What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Herpes Simple (lceras Bucales y Herpes Genital)

... ¿Qué Es el Herpes? El VHS y el VIH ¿Cómo Se Transmite el VHS? ¿Cómo Se Trata el Herpes? ¿Se Puede Prevenir el Herpes? En Pocas Palabras Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Department: One-Fourth of New York City Residents Have Herpes Virus

...released Monday by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, about 26 percent of adults in the city have genital herpes. Nationwide, the virus infects 19 percent of adults. Among New Yorkers, the most affected populations are... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Herpes Drug That Lowers HIV Virus in Patients' Blood Does Not Reduce Transmission Rates, Study Finds

... "Treating herpes in people who are also infected with HIV does not reduce the chances that they will pass on the AIDS virus," according to a Read more »
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Herpes question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can u catch a different strain of herpes from someone if you yourself had herpes for 10+ years but had an unprotected exposure with someone who just recently got it from Read more »

Herpes=HIV??!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that people with HIV have more Herpes outbreaks. I've never had herpes that I know of. Ever. No blisters...anywhere....ever. Im still paranoid about HIV and now Read more »

Herpes 1 and/or 2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The following is my story, I had protected sex with a girl but when I pulled out, the condom stayed in (slipped). She also performed (unprotected) oral on me prior to intercourse. My question is: I have noticed some blister breakouts lately,... Read more »

Herpes question.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can having herpes cause you seroconvert later and test positive later than someone who doesn't have herpes? Read more »