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What Nerves Does Herpes Affect

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...cause outbreaks several times a year. This is called a recurrence, and infected people can have symptoms. HSV remains in certain nerve cells of your body for life. When the virus is triggered to be active, it travels along the nerves to your skin. There, it makes more virus and sometimes new sores near the site of the first outbreak. Recurrences are generally much milder than the first outbreak of genital herpes. HSV-2 genital infection is...
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MI Disclosure laws for herpes

Its not hard to find disclosure laws for HIV. I cannot find the disclosure laws in Michigan for other STDs, such as herpes.I seem to be finding that a civil suit can be brought up for just about anything, but is non-disclosure actually illegal??
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...attempt to prevent a behaviour that clearly is criminal. Not to mention, its just the right thing to do.P.S. Surprise me and have nerve to post a dissenting opiniom.Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Why would it "surprise" you that I have the... Read more »

Ever heard of Neuropathy affecting the teeth?

Hello and greetings.I am an healthy AIDS pt. with Tcells 380 viral load undetectable for over 5 years (my meds are working!). I have Protien C & S Deficiency (inherited) Rheumatoid Arthirtis, and Peripherial Neurpoathy in legs and hands.My concern...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...response to that issue. Occasionally one can get HIV related or associated isolated neuropathies including involving cranial nerves though other infections like herpes simplex can be involved at times which can be tough to sort out. KH Read more »

genital herpes and antibiotics

I have had genital herpes for about 3 years and was on zovirax suppression therapy. I recently decided to stop zovirax and at the same time I got bronchitis and was put on the antibiotic AUGMENTIN. About 3 days into my antibiotics I got a horrible...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...likely due to two reasons. First was yourdiscontinuing prophylactic (suppression) therapy. Second, any type ofphysical or emotional stress on the body can re-activate the Herpes virus. Many types of illnesses can produce a significant stress on... Read more »

Acyclovir and Rhinoceros Milk for HIV

I recently read your response to a question about the possibility that acyclovir increases cd4 counts. I was a little disheartened by the response you gave. Is there a way to physically test in a peitre dish or other technical method to determine if...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Pharmaceutical Industrial Complex. Of course it could simply be that we simply don't have investigators with the resourcefulness and nerve to milk lactating Rhinos, a species notoriously short-tempered with humans under the best of... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...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... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...and pain. Inflammation can appear nearly anywhere in your body. It can occur in an organ like the liver, in lymph nodes, in nerve fibers, and even in areas outside organs like your immune system. Inflammation can be acute or chronic . Acute... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...pain in a belt-like pattern on the chest, back, or around the nose and eyes. In rare cases, herpes can infect the facial or eye nerves. This can cause outbreaks around the mouth, on the face, neck, and scalp, in and around the ear, or at the tip... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...sexually transmitted and can cause genital herpes. Like other viruses, herpes remains in your body for life. It hibernates in nerve roots when it's not causing symptoms such as painful blisters or open sores in the genital area. Herpes outbreaks... Read more »
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Living with HIV and Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hey I want to hear from anyone thats living with HIV and Herpes how they have coped with the 2 and whether there is any link to Herpes increasing the rapid progression of HIV? Read more »

Can neuropathy be a sign of HIV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently tested negative for HIV at 15 weeks, but I am having neuropathy in feet and legs. If it's not being caused by HIV, then what could it be? Read more »

Herpes question.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can having herpes cause you seroconvert later and test positive later than someone who doesn't have herpes? Read more »

Can Herpes Virus affect testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had unprotected sex with a girl of unknown status, 1 week later I got blisters and was diagnosed with Herpes, as if that wasn't bad enough I began having other symptoms. I was tested by elisa at 10 weeks and negative. Can the herpes infection Read more »