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What Kind Of Medicine Can Someone Use For Herpes

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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 United States, one of every five teenagers and adults is infected with genital herpes. Women are more commonly infected than men and it is estimated that one of every four women has herpes. Although at least 45 million...
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Herpes medicine instead of HAART?

Is it true that Acyclovyr has been proven to reduce HIV load in blood and on tissues on HIV positive people? if thats the case. why is not prescripbed as a regular regimen and does this medicine affect liver or kidneys like any other HIV medicine?...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Acyclovir does reduce HIV blood and tissue levels in patients co-infected with HSV. For this reason it is often prescribed for HIV-infected patients with more than occasional herpes outbreaks as an adjunct to the regimen. However, acyclovir does... Read more »

medicine or not

Doctor, I was diagnosed as HIV positive on 10th of June 2005 when I was admitted for an operation and my report shows cd4% 24.12% and cd4 count 483, on the other side on normal range its mentioned 28% to 58% and 500 to 1400 respectively with viral...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. It sounds like your initial numbers are quite good and reflect a good prognosis. You do not need to start therapy at this time based on the authoritative guidelines. Your wife should be tested again in 6 months and... Read more »

is use of homeopathic medicine for sinusitis during window period of hiv has any effect on hiv??? (HOMEOPATHY, 2010)

sir...i am using homeopathic medicine for sinusitis(sinus in nose) disease since nov 2009 and is continuous using that till now....on 30 mar 2010 i had a sex with a prostitute 0f unknown hiv status and on 01 sep 2010 and on 15 sep 2010 i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Homeopathic medicine will do nothing to affect the validity of your HIV test results. (See below.)Homeopathic medicine will also do nothing to treat your sinusitis or any other ailment. In fact, homeopathic medicine does nothing! See below.Dr.... Read more »

The Eternal Quest (HERPES AND HIV, 2010)

Dear Dr. Bob,May I be the first (along with my kitty here draped over my arm while I type) to wish you a "Merry Christmas". Just don't snog to much on the eggnog, OK? :)Well, I pulled out my trusty "BS meter" and wanted to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Janelle,Thanks for the Happy Festivus greeting.Your bullshit meter remains finely calibrated. Humic Acid is indeed another SCAM. I'm confident thunder thigh reduction will be listed on subsequent boxes of this worthless product. Regarding... Read more »
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Medicine

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am taking Combiver and Sustiva. The more I read about these drugs and their effects, the more I grow afraid of what MORE damage I could be doing to my body. CD4 count is around 202 and VL is something like 200,000. However, I feel great! I take... Read more »

herpes or something else?

Posted by maverick2323, 3 Replies
from last two days I had minor swelling on upper left portion on my lip. it has no pain no itching sensation till now. I had safe sex with 3 girls in last one month and from last one week facing fever weakness appetite loss and blood in mucus.taking... Read more »

Freaking Out:Jblue and Other Kind Souls!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey People...I don't know what to do:Every symptom that seems to be worht a look and is associated with HIV ,I seem to have,I'm NOT imagining these things:
Anyway long and the short of it is I started out with bumps on my penis and subsequently what... Read more »

Kindly your advise is urgently requested !!!!

Posted by tooney, 1 Reply
Dear adviser,
I do want to thank you for the time you spend it to read my message and advise me,

My story started on 22 September 09, when I slept with a girl, which I already do two HIV tests for her(Serologi): Eliza (0.6) and HIV spot (ONCOPROBE)... Read more »