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What To The Herpes Ulcer Look Like

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IS a rash from Herpes the same as a open ulcer?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Whne they say herpes outbreak can give a route for infection with hiv does that include a rash from it or the open uclerations that sometimes occur? Read more »

ulcer on penis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
someone said an ulver on the penis is a symptom of ars. what would this look like? would it hurt? they gave this url, but it's unclear...

any help would be awesome.

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Oral Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anybody tell me the difference between oral herpes and canker sores, they look the same to me!

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Herpetic ulcer in the mouth

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone. Im 26 years old female from Western Europe.
I had unproteceted sex with someone several times. Since then I think i m living a nightmare. Every symptom that happens to my body i think its hiv. I'm a hypochondriac person anyway and i... Read more »

Oral, ulcer

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I had unprotected oral sex (receptive) with a man. I had some ulcers on my palate...that I thought were healed. When I got home I brushed them really hard to see if they would bleed and they did after I really irritated them. The blood after... Read more »
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Receive Oral Sex w/ condom but have herpes ulcer

I thought this question could be relevant for this panel so here goes. About 1 month ago, I receive oral sex from a female sex worker where she put the condom on w/ her mouth. At this time, I had a genital herpes ulcer on the foreskin on my penis....
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
As long as the condom was intact, you should not be concerned with HIV transmission. However, condoms are not completely effective in preventing the transmission of the herpes virus and you may have put the sex worker at risk.DR... Read more »

CD4 of 15, throat ulcer and uncontroled fever

My brother was recently diagnosed, his CD4 is only 15, he has started HIV treatment for 2 month now in Beijing, he is still hospitalized for fever and painful throat, he has large ulcer in his throat and esophagus, his fever is not controlled for 2...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Sam and thanks for posting.It's good to hear that you brother is on HIV medications- certainly with his very low initial CD4 count, he was (?is) at risk for many serious complications. It's also good to hear that his tests look... Read more »

Herpes and HIV

In 2011 I had a culture test done of a vaginal sore that was thought to be herpes the test came back negative. Since then I have had a HIV test done (2012, negative) in the case the the culture results were a false negative could the herpes virus be...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe blood drawn to look for HIV is only used for that. If the doctor orders to look for the herpes virus they will look for that as well but only if ordered. They are different types of tests so again the test for HIV would not detect herpes.Be... Read more »

Mouth Ulcers

Hi DoctorI am the same person who wrote about my herpes labialis. I am worried as I am getting recurrent mouth ulcers(small ones) and some erosion on the gums. I am very worried as these seem to be the specific HIV symptoms listed on other sites....
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
Herpes among other viruses can cause mouth ulcers as well. It is unlikely that these ulcers are the result of HIV in you given a negative HIV test at 3 months.MH... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Looks at Contraceptive, Herpes Risk in Mice

New research in mice suggests that women who use the injectable contraceptive Depo-Provera may have a higher risk of infection with genital herpes than non-users. Study author Dr. Charu Kaushic and colleagues of McMaster University in Canada... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Warts It All About? A Look at Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Writing about sex and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is fascinating, frustrating and fun. It's fascinating because I get to read the results of research and studies about the sex lives of ordinary people. It's frustrating because year after... Read more »
Women Alive

Marilyn Howell -- My Thoughts

One year ago, I went with my husband to my doctor's to check on what we were told might be a peptic ulcer. September 23, 1997, I was told I had acquired immune deficiency syndrome, but the good news was I did not have an ulcer. Evidently, I figured... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Matthew Cusick -- Performance Extraordinaire

By now you've probably heard the familiar story of gay gymnast Matthew Cusick, fired by Cirque du Soleil in 2003 because he was HIV-positive. Cusick, at the time training for the Las Vegas show Mystere, had disclosed to Cirque his status eight... Read more »