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What Restrictions Do You Have When You Have Herpes

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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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Research on HIV and Travel Restrictions (ON THE ROAD WITH HIV) (TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS)

The other day I asked you to help me with sources for making a research on HIV related Travel restrictions but I coudn't see the answer. So Can you help me please if it is not something you can not display it on your website you can send it to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Aron,See below.Dr. BobTraveling Abroad for the HIV+Nov 14, 2007 Hi, Can you tell me where I can find a list of countries that bar HIV+ people from entering their country? I will like to travel abroad, but I've heard some countries will... Read more »

are physicians restricted from practice?

my question is are physicians tested for hiv and restricted from practice if they are found positive when they start their practice? is there any law that rule a physician to tell his employers that he is positive? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Nope! Just as physicians cannot demand an HIV test before they agree to help a patient, a patient cannot demand his or her physician take an HIV test before engaging his/her help. If you think about this rationally, it makes perfect sense. The... Read more »

Food Restrictions for Viread

In your answer to a question about Viramune side effects (Oct 3, 2003), you indicated that the combination of Viramune/Viread/Epivir was a regimen with no food restrictions. I am currently taking Viread and Combivir. My directions for taking...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Yes, there has been a new revision to the package insert.There is no longer a food restriction (one way or another) associated with Viread. It can be taken with or without food.... Read more »

drug restrictions

I recently changed jobs and consequently have new insurance. I was unpleasantly surprised that my new insurer had restrictions on the dosage and quantity of particular medications that they would cover. And drugs which I have taken routinely for...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
A health plan can have restrictions like this. Even Medicare Part D has some restrictions on medications.... Read more »
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UK travel restrictions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I live in Australia. I'm wanting to travel to the UK next year for a holiday. I'm HIV positive and on meds. Will this stop me from entering the UK? I've heard conflicting information and would like to clear this up.

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HIV Travel Restrictions

Posted by ScotCharles, 5 Replies
See: http://www.aegis.com/topics/travel.html

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travel restrictions

Posted by Anonymous
Is it OK to travel to Mexico with my HIV meds? Read more »

genital herpes or herpes simplex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Could herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response.

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