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What Percent Of The Us Population Has Herpes Virus

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Seroprevalence and Risk Factors for Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in a Population of HIV-Infected Patients in Canada

The researchers in the current study set out to determine the seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus (HSV) in a population of HIV-positive patients in Canada. The study participants were HIV patients attending five infectious-disease clinics for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bangladesh: Seven Percent of Injection Drug Users in Dhaka Carry AIDS Virus

According to a new report cosponsored by the National AIDS and STD Program, more than 7 percent of injection drug users in the capital city, Dhaka, have tested positive for HIV, along with nearly 5 percent of IDUs elsewhere in Bangladesh. The survey... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Virus Infected 30 Percent of Pregnant South African Women

A Department of Health survey released Friday showed 30 percent of pregnant women in South Africa are HIV-positive. The department, which conducted the survey in October 2005, said the figures show little increase over 2004 - an indication, it said,... Read more »
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AIDS VIRUS CREATED TO DIMINISH BLACK POPULATION

Hi there Dr. Bob, The other day I read a shocking article on a website claiming that there was substantial evidence that the HIV/AIDS virus was created to destroy the African-American population. I may not know much about the history of the virus,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I suppose if you look hard enough, you can find an article on the Web that says just about anything. This particular conspiracy theory has been floating around for quite some time and has as much credibility as Fox News reporting on WMD's... Read more »

herpes virus 6

my question is concerning the lesser known herpes virus type 6, my health is a bit complicated as i am recovering and now getting well from several years of chronic fatigue syndrome, during this ilness i had a mono type viral infection caused by...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This is an HIV/AIDS information Web site; consequently, I'll only respond very briefly. The reason I'm responding at all is that I'm concerned about the information you are getting from your "health expert."First off,... Read more »

herpes virus

Could herpes virus survive even a few moments in any ideal medium that could be found off or outside the body?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. I'm assuming you're talking about theHerpes simplex virus (sexually transmitted herpes). Under naturalconditions, the herpes virus will not survive at all outside the human body. This virus is NOT... Read more »

herpes virus and hiv

hi, i am curious,i read somewhere recently that the herpes virus either oralor genital can be very dangerous for persons with hiv,is this correct, if so please explain why whatwould the symptoms be thahk you...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Sexually transmitted herpes is caused by the Herpes Simplex Viruses (HSVTypes 1 and 2). When a person has HIV, a herpes infection can indeed bemuch more severe than in persons without HIV.Like other viruses, the herpes... Read more »
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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 »

Herpes?

Posted by sadface, 4 Replies
I have been reading a little on herpes. How soon can you get a blood test to see if you are caring the virus? When does it begin to show up? UG!
Thanks,
SF Read more »

Herpes Window

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know this is slightly out of place, but there is no other good forum for sexually transmitted diseases that I could find. For those of you worried about obtaining herpes (I see a lot of questions about unprotected oral sex), the window period for... Read more »

Herpes=HIV??!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I read that people with HIV have more Herpes outbreaks.

I've never had herpes that I know of. Ever. No blisters...anywhere....ever.

Im still paranoid about HIV and now I have this kinda burning/stinging sensation at the corner of my mouth. (on the... Read more »