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What Is The Incubation Period For Herpes 1 And 2

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Incubation period for HIV.

Is there an incubation period for HIV?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Yes-- usually on the order of 10-21 days.... Read more »

Incubation Periods

Is there and incubation period between when you get Chlamydia and when you can pass it on to others?... Read more »

Incubation Period of Cryptococcal Meniningitis

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya, UN Warn Crisis Risks Incubating New AIDS Infections

On Thursday, officials with the UN and Kenya's National AIDS Control Program warned that ongoing unrest in the nation could prompt a new wave of HIV infections, threatening to erase the progress achieved so far. Of the 300,000 displaced Kenyans,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Herpes Simplex Suppression on Incidence of HIV Among Women in Tanzania

Given that infection with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) is associated with an increased risk of acquiring HIV, the current study tested whether therapy to suppress HSV-2 might reduce the risk of HIV acquisition. The subjects of the study... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

What is genital herpes? How common is genital herpes? How do people get genital herpes? What are the signs and symptoms of genital herpes? What are the complications of genital herpes? How is genital herpes diagnosed? Is there a... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Herpes Suppression: It All Seemed So Simple

The connection between chronic genital herpes (HSV-2) and HIV risk has grown ever stronger. A 2006 meta-analysis of previous studies noted that preexisting HSV-2 infection tripled the risk of acquiring HIV in men and women generally (Freeman et al.... Read more »