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What Stops Herpes

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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 Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles,
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Oral Cancer and Herpes

I recently finished an experimental vaccine study with modified dendritic cells. I had to stop all my anti-virals for 6 months. My T-cell count was 720 when I started the study, my viral load was undetectable, and my percentage was 32%. At the end...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...You don't indicate how the diagnosis of a "herpetic outbreak" was made. Was this just by clinical exam or was a smear or culture performed from one of the lesions? If the diagnosis Read more »

oral herpes?

I have tested positive for HSV1 and have had some lesions in my mouth. I take valtrex daily for suppression and have used denavir occasionally as well. This time, the ulcers ar on my lip and tongue and are so painful that nothing has helped. Can...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...accurate diagnosis or plan of treatment. My first concern though, would be that you continue to have what is believed to be herpetic outbreaks while on anti-viral medications. If you are breaking though on suppressive therapy, I would suggest you... Read more »

Fatigue, Herpes and HIV

Hi,Jim here from the UK. Forgive me if I've posted this question to the wrong board but I've posted on the safe sex forum quiete a few times without a reply.Like most that write in, I must confess that I am under a lot of anxiety. Story in short...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...frolic with "lady of the night" was "blah, blah, blah" protected, so you have nothing to worry about from an HIV standpoint.Herpes outbreaks do increase in frequency with stress and that's most likely what's happening with you. Talk to your... Read more »

Herpes and VL

I had an acute provial syndrome 1 yr ago. Surprisingly my VL=1,000 and CD4=600. 4 mo. later my VL=1000 and CD4=685. MY HLA type is b27/b27 (courtesy of Bruce Walker). I thought my prognosis would be slow progressor. Now 1 yr later I get tested...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
...Interesting problem. Herpes outbreaks can cause a spike in viral load. In one study that I recall, the average increase was about 1 log, or a 10 fold increase. Read more »
Articles
InfoRed SIDA

Herpes Simple (lceras Bucales y Herpes Genital)

... ¿Qué Es el Herpes? El VHS y el VIH ¿Cómo Se Transmite el VHS? ¿Cómo Se Trata el Herpes? ¿Se Puede Prevenir el Herpes? En Pocas Palabras Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms Offer Partial Protection Against Herpes

... Consistent condom use is an "important" tool in preventing genital herpes, according to Dr. Emily T. Martin of Children's Hospital Research Institute and the University of Washington-Seattle. Though Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Herpes Drug That Lowers HIV Virus in Patients' Blood Does Not Reduce Transmission Rates, Study Finds

... "Treating herpes in people who are also infected with HIV does not reduce the chances that they will pass on the AIDS virus," according to a Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...goes away within a few weeks, but in some cases, severe pain can last for months or even years. This condition is called "post herpetic neuralgia." Shingles and HIV Shingles is not one of the infections that leads to a diagnosis of AIDS. ... Read more »
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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 »

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... 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 »

genital herpes pain

Posted by chichi, 1 Reply
...hi, if anyone - male or female - has genital herpies2 can you tell me if you have ever had any of these symptoms .... a lower spine (tail bone) pain? i got h2 3 months ago (along Read more »