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What Triggers A Herpes Outbreak

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Is red marine algae safe to take with HIV meds?

Hi,I have checked all the forums and cannot find any info on red marine algae or sulfated polysaccharides.I'm writing to find out if there are any known interactions between RMA (red marine algae, sulfated polysaccharides) and Atripla (my meds) or...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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...JoshuaWe have no data on that product and its interactions with HIV medicationsIf you have frequent outbreaks of herpes, talk to your doctor about having you try famciclovir (Famvir) or Valacyclovir (Valtrex) if acyclovir is not working Read more »

Scared!! Like hunting with Dick Cheney scared!

Ok, so during a sexual experience with a partner of unknown status I had a little problem. I... Read more »

Genital Herpes

Thank you for your answer on my last post.I wish you could tell me more about whether the outbreaks... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...partner during sex. Most people get genital herpes by having sex with someone who is shedding the herpes virus either during an outbreak or an asymptomatic (without symptoms) period. People who do not know they have herpes play an important role... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Automated Network Could Predict Disease Outbreaks That Originate in Animals

...Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers' efforts to create an automated network to monitor animals in an effort to predict disease outbreaks because two out of every three human diseases "originated in animals." Tony Beugelsdijk, group leader... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...fatal infections in babies. If a woman has active genital herpes at delivery, a cesarean delivery is usually performed. Repeat outbreaks of HSV may occur even in people with normal immune systems. Prolonged herpes outbreaks may be a sign of a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...weakened immune system. This includes people with HIV disease, and anyone over 50 years old. Herpes zoster lives in nerve tissue. Outbreaks of shingles start with itching, numbness, tingling or severe pain in a belt-like pattern on the chest,... Read more »
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One question please

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...month ago (i m female). 10 days later i had a cold sore on my upper lip. I have herpes 1 since i was a child. I havent had an outbreak for a long time. I read in the net that another infection can trigger an outbreak and from that day i really... Read more »

Oral sex while experiencing Herpes Outbreak

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Received oral sex last night while experiencing a herpes outbreak. HIV status of other person is unknown and don't know wether there was blood in her saliva. Should I seek medical treatment for Read more »

very scared

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and I have a skin colored growth on the side of my cheek. I've also been sick three times since August and have had two herpes outbreaks since August when I usually only get one a year. I am sick right know with a cold and a severe cough. I am so... Read more »

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 »