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What Is The Second Stage Of Herpes

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you feel sick, you are sick; if you feel healthy, you are healthy. However, because HIV may begin causing subtle changes in the immune system long before an infected...
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second stage

Dear Sirsorry but you are the only can you help me.I was diagnosid + but after one month after the resolt my DC he said I was on second stage, is possible? my opinion no because on the past I done many test all negative untill one nigth to be stupid...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The stage terminology you are using is not routinely used for HIV infection. I recommend that you see a local HIV specialist to sort out your HIV status and receive counseling appropriate to you situation. Many people with HIV infection have little... Read more »

Second Opinion on KS

I've read that most late stage Kaposi's Sarcoma lesions do not blanch upon pressure. I noticed a flat red lesion about 5mm on my right shoulder. I visited an internist and showed him the spot during the check up. He pushed on it and...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
First of all: are you HIV+? Secondly, the only foolproof way to diagnose KS is by biopsy, although clinicians experienced in managing patients with HIV can usually make the correct diagnosis just by inspecting the lesion. I agree with Bruce... Read more »

Early stages...

Dear Doctor Kull, what are the early stages of Herpes and what are the symtoms? Do you get like headakes or something like that?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The initial outbreak of genital herpes, sometimes referred to as primary herpes, can involve (in the genital region) blisters, open sores, itching, pain, or burning upon urination. In more severe cases, a person can experience flu-like symptoms... Read more »

Waiting for second lab test

Hello Dr. Young,I was tested HIV + on Feb 07. I started to seek medical care and help on early March and I got my frist lab test a couple weeks ago with - CD4 count- 363 and Viral Load count - 131,100. The doctor told me that he needs to do another...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Rob and thanks for your post.1. I'm personally not a big believer in vitamin supplements and hold to the notion that for the vast majority of people, the best nutritional supplement is a balanced diet that's rich in fruits and... Read more »
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broken condom - 30 seconds - broken lives

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
People,

A broken condom followed by 30 seconds of exposure in vaginal sex(insertive) & this is what I have. I think following list speaks for itself as to what I have:
1. PN [burning palms & soles from 10 day onwards]
2. joint aches
3. stomach... Read more »

4 stages to HIV disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
AMFAR AIDS HANDBOOK (Chapter 4, Page 53 )

There are four stages to HIV disease

1) Acute Infection Stage (500-1200 CD4s)- begins immediately after hiv enters the body and starts multiplying in infected cells. Acute infection ends about 2-6 weeks... Read more »

condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey,
My case seems somewhat different from others at least to me. I contracted herpes as a result of 30 seconds exposure to sex worker's vagina during intercourse as the condom broke. I have not been feeling well ever since. I have not had any... 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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