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What Triggers A Herpes Breakout

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reoccuring herpes breakouts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have read somewhere that if you have herpes and you have reoccuring breakouts that can be an indication of HIV. Is there any truth to this? Read more »

herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you have late hiv infection, and have herpes, wouldnt you breakout more often without any meds?

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Possible herpes outbreak and risk

Posted by Anonymous
Hello all,
I did something stupid , and now am really worried. I had sex with an escort last month. We used latex condom for oral/vaginal and there was no breakage, but the next day i noticed i was having a herpes outbreak ( i got it years ago) ,... Read more »

Herpes 1 and/or 2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The following is my story, I had protected sex with a girl but when I pulled out, the condom stayed in (slipped). She also performed (unprotected) oral on me prior to intercourse.

My question is:

I have noticed some blister breakouts lately,... Read more »

Living with HIV and Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hey

I want to hear from anyone thats living with HIV and Herpes how they have coped with the 2 and whether there is any link to Herpes increasing the rapid progression of HIV? Read more »
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Can PEP inhibit an herpes breakout ?

I am on PEP and I notice 3 days after the exposure some little red spot on my penis. It disappeared one hour later. Could Zilarvir avoid a breakout ?I am wondering if I can get the Hepatitis B vaccine while I am on PEP ?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Isolated red spots on the penis would be an unusual drug reaction. I would have these examined. HBV vaccine is fine during PEP. DW... Read more »

Zoster Breakouts

Hello and thank you for being there for all of us who have so many questions and concerns. My question is this: I very frequently break out with fluid filled "zosters" for lack of a better description. They always appear on my buttocks,...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
This may be zoster, but it may be herpes as well. With the symptoms, it sounds like you should be taking prophylaxis with either acyclovir, famciclovir or valacyclovir. This will prevent breakouts and symptoms. I am assuming that you have had a... Read more »

recent breakout in hives

Hello I have been taking Atripla for over a month Never had an allergic reaction. Its been 6 weeks into the medication. I hadd alittle oral thresh. was prescribed an oral suspension mouth rinse. Was experiencing no problems Now just recently i...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Hives developing 6 weeks after starting Atripla would generally not be due to the Atripla (still possible but unlikely). Hives are common in the general population. It is often a challenge to pin down what triggers hives in many situations. If... Read more »

False trigger

Dear Dr. Bob,I went on regular routine check and diagnose with HIV and tested to verify and came positive with Elisa and Western blot. I never had any partner other than my wife and never used any needles. During the test my wife results were...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The first thing I would advise is that you rule out a technical or clerical error by repeating your HIV-screening test an ELISA and, if that's positive, a confirmatory Western Blot. If your repeat ELISA and Western Blot tests are once... Read more »
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STDs Increase HIV Risk if Exposed

People with chlamydia, genital herpes, gonorrhea, and syphilis are at an increased risk for HIV infection if they are exposed to the virus, findings from Dutch researchers show. Teunis B.H. Geijtenbeek and colleagues at Amsterdam's VU University... 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 United States, one... Read more »
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Researchers in Australia say a new study may help explain why people taking certain AIDS drugs are more likely to develop diabetes and heart disease. Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) like Gilead Science's Truvada trigger... Read more »