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What Type Of Herpes Do I Have

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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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Resistant Herpes

What is the treatment for resistant herpes when you have HIV
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,There are different types of herpes viruses (herpes simplex, varicella zoster, EBV, CMV, HHV6-8, etc.). There are also various types of resistance (resistant Read more »

herpes test

Dear carol, Is a neg antibody for herpes 1 and 2 at 105 days a conclusive outcome outcome? No blisters of any kind.
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
...Yes,It sounds like you are negative for herpes. I hope the test you had was Herpes I/II IGM and IGG. If both are negative you have never had or been exposed to herpes if Read more »

Herpes and HIV (Recurrent Herpes Outbreaks)

I contracted herpes approx. 4-5 months ago and I've had recurrent outbreaks ever since. They heal within 1-2 weeks, but I get another one right away. The only time I seem to be somewhat free of the herpes is during my period. I was tested for HIV...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...to a counselor, or go to a local herpes support group (if there are any in your local area). You may also want to try other types of emotional stress reduction, depending on what works well for you. If you are having a lot of physical stress... Read more »

Herpes I = Herpes II

I have herpes I (cold sores.) I've been told that if you have Herpes I you are not infected with Herpes II (genital herpes.) Is that true? Is it possible to have both?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...be infected with both HSV (herpes simplex virus) I and HSV II. Almost 90 percent of Americans are infected with HSV-1 (the type that typically causes cold sores/fever blisters around the mouth), mostly through non-sexual contact. Approximately... Read more »
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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

Transmission of Herpes Simplex Virus Types 1 and 2 in a Prospective Cohort of HIV-Negative Gay Men: The Health in Men Study

... There are few studies comparing risk factors for infection by herpes simplex virus types 1 (HSV-1) and 2 (HSV-2), the authors of the current study wrote, despite an increase in HSV-1-associated anogenital herpes reports. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Experimental Genital Herpes Vaccine Fails Major Clinical Trial

...in 2002, enrolled 8,323 women ages 18-30 at 50 sites in the United States and Canada. All were free of herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 at enrollment. Half the women received the Havrix hepatitis A vaccine (control group), while the others... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...about NIAID Research on Genital Herpes Cause Genital herpes is caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two types of HSV. HSV type 1 most commonly infects the mouth and lips, causing sores known as fever blisters or cold... Read more »
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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 »

got herpes and HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...lymph nodes, but I had other symptoms. So I went and got tested the week after (week 4) and tested negative. I know that is kind of early to test but I felt ok afterwards. But now, week 7 I have been running a temp between 99.1-99.9... Read more »

Herpes=HIV??!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I've never had herpes that I know of. Ever. No blisters...anywhere....ever. Im still paranoid about HIV and now I have this kinda burning/stinging sensation at the corner of my mouth. (on the outside). I keep thinking "crap...I probably got... Read more »

genital herpes or herpes simplex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Could herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response. Read more »