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What Reactions Do You Have With Herpes

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Ask the Experts

Delayed-reaction herpes

Hi, Doctor, What are the odds for a person to have an Genital Herpes outbreak, after no sex for 10 years? Could the virus lay dormant for 10 years and then become symptomatic? Thanks for your time!
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Yes. Once you are infected with a herpesvirus, it's with you for life. It can remain dormant and then re-emerge later on. Read more »

Will Herpes test detect HIV?

Doctor Bob,I have had a genital swab test done for Herpes. The test being done is a PCR... Read more »

HIV and Herpes II

Dr. Mark,I was tested positive for Herpes I and II antibodies after a high risk encounter 5 months... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

... What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Drug May Help Control AIDS Virus

...active until it encounters a herpes virus, usually herpes simplex virus type 2, or genital herpes. The virus completes a chemical reaction called phosphorylation, turning acyclovir into an active compound. Margolis thinks he knows why acyclovir... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide, T-20)

...given that may cause bruising, cysts, itching, nodules, pain, and redness. Ninety-eight percent of patients will experience skin reactions. Serious side effects of this medicine include severe allergic reactions with chills, fever, nausea and... Read more »
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... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV and Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi. I've just been diagnosed with both HIV and Herpes, however, my mind is in whirl and I can barely remeber anything my Doctor said to me other than starting treatment with drugs 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 Read more »

Please help me what to do

Posted by Twiz, 2 Replies
...Ok here goes I found out i had genital herpes..i started takin medication 4 it..well bout a 2 months later my tounge started to swell and its always white but not thick coating Read more »

oral herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...week 6. It was mild- just usually abdominal pain in the mornings, and then loose stools. Not usual for me, nor is it a usual reaction of stress for me. Sorry for being graphic. I know no one can diagnose me, and I'm not asking for that. I'd like... Read more »