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What Types Of Cells Does Herpes 1 And 2 Affect

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...United States, one of every five teenagers and adults is infected with genital herpes. Women are more commonly infected than men and it is estimated that one of every four women has herpes. Although at least 45 million aged 12 and older in the United States have genital herpes infection, there has been a substantial decrease in cases from 21 percent to 17 percent, according to a 1999 to 2004 CDC survey. Much of the decrease was in the 14 to...
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The Eternal Quest (HERPES AND HIV, 2010)

Dear Dr. Bob,May I be the first (along with my kitty here draped over my arm while I type) to wish you a "Merry Christmas". Just don't snog to much on the eggnog, OK? :)Well, I pulled out my trusty "BS meter" and wanted to verifyif yours was on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...associatedwith a statistically significantincrease in the relative risk (RR) of HIVacquisition in men (RR, 2.7), women(RR, 3.1), and men who have sex withmen (MSM; RR, 1.7). The risk of HIVacquisition appears to be even higherin patients with... Read more »

Risk of HIV through Oral Sex When Herpes is present and contracted

Dear Dr. Bob--About 7 years ago, you helped me through the only other HIV scare I've ever had (which turned out to be Lyme disease). I hope you can help with this one, as well. And I believe the specific facts of my "case" will help others and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...diagnosis, but perhaps it helps explain some of your symptoms. We still have much to learn about XMRV.Regarding your current concerns:1. White blood cells recruited to the site of herpes sores or blisters may increase susceptibility to HIV and... Read more »

The Eternal Quest - Thank You

Dear Dr. Bob,This is a big THANK YOU for answering my question on HIV/HSV.I had a fuzzy awareness of some of the trials you mentioned (and no awareness on others) on HSV though it looks like what I was thinking on "forward research" meant a vaccine...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Since HIV is greatly enhanced on transmission if a person has HSV 2, why isn't there good, forward research on this virus that affects millions? If HSV could be reduced/wiped-out/controlled then HIV transmission could be slowed if even a small... Read more »

herpes 6

Went to the doc today to get blood work results... the reason i went to the doc was i was having all kinds of issues with my ears,(ringing, pressure, ect..) so took blood work... i know i have been having a problem with my lymph-nodes for quite...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Human herpes virus 6 (HHV-6) infection is extremely common and is often asymptomatic. Symptomatic HHV-6 manifestations occur predominantly Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...if any data show that women, children or people over 50 have any special concerns around IRIS. So far, it does not appear to affect these populations more often or severely. What Does the Research Show? The research on predicting and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) is the common cause of cold sores (oral herpes) around the mouth. HSV2 normally causes genital herpes.... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...the middle class. In developing countries, the emergence of the HIV epidemic has dramatically changed patterns of disease in affected communities. As in developed countries, previously rare, "opportunistic" diseases such as PCP and certain... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

...ordeath. The number of CD4 cells you have gives a picture of the health of yourimmune system. A normal CD4 cell count is about 500-1,500 cells per cubicmillimeter of blood (a cubic millimeter is a very small amount, about onedrop). CD4 cell... Read more »
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Spirulina Latest Scientific Research

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...There are several new peer reviewed scientific studies about Spirulina's ability to inhibit viral replication, strengthen both the cellular and humoral arms of the immune system and cause regression and inhibition of cancers. While these studies... Read more »

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...approved fusion inhibitor, works by interfering with HIV-1's ability to enter into cells by blocking the merging of the virus with the cell membranes. This inhibition blocks HIV's ability to enter and infect the human immune cells. Fuzeon is... Read more »

Syphilis and Herpes 1/2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Anybody knows how accurate it is testing for Syphilis at 1 week after exposure.. I tested negative 7 days post exposure, I didn't get the typical 'chancre', but I'm still a little concerned.. Read more »

Herpes 1 and/or 2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...intercourse. My question is: I have noticed some blister breakouts lately, something I didn't have before. Could it be HSV1 or 2, though the blisters showed in one of my toes the first time, and finger the second time? Also, after... Read more »