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What Is The Difference Between Canker Sores And Herpes

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Re- Canker Sores

Hello Dr,this is in regards to the earlier question you have replied to for me. I was just wondering if PEP of combivir and keletra could suppress virus for longer than 6 months I did not mention in my post that I took it 5 hrs post exposure. I...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...case with a new infection with HIV since the immune system is working normally at the time of exposure.The herpes that causes canker sores comes from person to person contact, but not necessarily sexual contact. A parent can spread it to a child... Read more »

Canker Sores

Dr,I was exposed to HIV via condom breakage on October 31'st 2009 and was tested out to 6 months... Read more »

Canker Sores

I dont know if this goes in this section buy hey Ill try cause the problem I am having could have... Read more »
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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 »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

... Can Shingles Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Shingles? Shingles is a very painful disease caused by the same herpes virus that causes chicken pox (varicella zoster virus). Like other herpes viruses, the varicella-zoster virus has... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are many forms of herpes. The most common forms of herpes are... Read more »
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Oral Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can anybody tell me the difference between oral herpes and canker sores, they look the same to me! Read more »

Cold/Canker Sores

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had a quick question about cold and canker sores. I've had 2 cold sores and 1 canker sore in the past year. Does this seem abnormal, and if so are these possible symptoms of Read more »

STD? cold sores, herpes???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i've seen how cold sores are active in hiv poz individuals. but i thought cold sores were common in people with a herpes strain? and the cold sores would be were you came into contact with the herpes virus. ie you won't get herpes on your lip... Read more »

hpv,herpes, - different strains

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Alright, this plagues me. Most realize that hpv has many strains, and so does herpes. My questions is if you already have either can you still catch different strains or are you immune to them? We know hiv has Read more »