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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact Sheet 509 ), herpes simplex causes painful skin eruptions. Itching and tingling are usually the first signs, followed by a blister that breaks open. The infection stays dormant in nerve cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs....
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cold sores = genital herpes?

are they both the same virus? aren't they two different simplex herpes types? in oral sex, can someone with a cold sore on the lips transmit the herpes virus to another person and have it manifest as genital herpes and/or lip cold sores (even...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There are two types of herpes simplex virus (HSV) that are categorized as HSV-1 and HSV-2. HSV-1 generally causes what are commonly known as cold sores or fever blisters: those uncomfortable, sometimes painful bumps you get around your mouth that... Read more »

Herpes "so-called" treatment(not suppressent)

I found out 3 months ago that I contracted genital herpes I have no clue how because I had sex with 1 person 1 time and we used a condom and it deff. Didn't break well any ways I found that out and then I checked out some sites and found this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,This "all natural supremely pure mineral" product from New Zealand is a scam. Save your money. Buyer beware!Dr. Bob... Read more »

spit in eye from a man with cold sore/blister

Hi there.I have been suffering from hypochondria for some time now, I am only 20 and have also had ocd since I was 13. The other day at work I was talking to one off my wcolleagues and noticed he had a large blister on his upper lip and moments...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi ScottNo need to be concerned about HIV transmission occurring in this manner.Get back to living!!!Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

I have extreme blisters on my lips

I have these extreme blisters that pop up all over my lips every other week or so , they pop up , dry up and peel before they go away.My lips are very sensitive now.What is it?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
To best try and answer your question some details regarding your HIV status and which HIV medications you are on are important. If sun exposure seems to trigger the blisters as well as any history of herpes simplex (or cold sores)is also useful... Read more »
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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 if... Read more »

mouth blisters and ars

Posted by Anonymous
first off, this forum is really informative and a great place. i've posted several questions and having a hard time getting through to my six months test. i tested at 4 weeks and at 8 weeks and both were negative(elisa test). at 3 weeks i had some... Read more »

blister scar

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey there, I wanted to try and make a conclusion about my incident that many of u are familiar with already. Please try to comprehend and help me in this situation, as it has been reeally stressing and depressing for me. My main worry was not the... Read more »

Trouble with Blisters on Inner Groin

Posted by beatofmyheart, 4 Replies
Diagnosed with HIV back in early 2011.

Since early August this year I've been having off and on appearances of weird single pimple like bumps on my inner groin area. They were exclusively on the right side at first, and then as of the past 2 weeks... Read more »