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What Vitamins Help With Herpes

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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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Herpes "so-called" treatment(not suppressent)

I found out 3 months ago that I contracted genital herpes I have no clue how because I had sex with 1 person 1 time and we used a condom and it deff. Didn't break well any ways I found that out and then I checked out some sites and found this site...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,This "all natural supremely pure mineral" product from New Zealand is a scam. Save your money. Buyer beware!Dr. Bob Read more »

I am about to start atripla, and I am scared to continue taking my multi-vitamin/ multi-mineral

I am starting atripla therapy and i read that St. Johns wort is a no no. That being said, I am very active and exercise a lot. I have been taking a multi vitamin/ multi-mineral vitamin pack from produced by GNC for active men. Is it safe to continue...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...So far , B vitamins and minerals have not been found to interact with HIV medications, so I would not be too concerned and still take your multivitamin Read more »

Really need your advice - aggressive herpes out break

Hi, I really need your advice. I saw the discussion on prednisone. I am on high initiation dose and then tapering next month to 30 to 40 mgs per day for a month, then 20 mgs a day before alternate days. Problem is that I got the worst herpes attack...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...including during steroid courses. Therefore, this says little about your own immune system when off of prednisione.Lastly, do take vitamin D and calcium if your doc does not object to reduce the chance of prednisione related bone loss.DW Read more »

Antiretrovirals & Herbal Therapies

During the summer we saw a report on the Today program that stated that antiretroviral treatments should not be combined with echinacea. Since I was taking echinacea as an immune system stimulant, in conjunction with other vitamins, I was concerned...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...Well I do not have a definitive answer. I do know that neither echinacea or lysine have been shown to help prevent episodes of herpes. As I think you know, herpes outbreaks come and go...any improvement claimed for any substance (herbal or... Read more »
Articles
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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...goes away within a few weeks, but in some cases, severe pain can last for months or even years. This condition is called "post herpetic neuralgia." Shingles and HIV Shingles is not one of the infections that leads to a diagnosis of AIDS. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vitamins and Minerals

... Why Are Vitamins and Minerals Important? What Are Antioxidants? How Much Do I Need? Which Nutrients Are Important? What About Other Supplements? Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...osteoporosis (weak bones) after menopause, but studies have also shown thatHIV infection increases a person's risk of losing bone mineral density. Thisplaces both HIV+ men and women at increased risk of osteoporosis. However, HIV+women's risk for... Read more »
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Acyclovir - HIV Seroconversion Delay

Posted by worriedman460, 3 Replies
...take that f'ing medicine. btw... i took acyclovir starting at first test.. so from five weeks on... was also taking lots of vitamins and stuff like lysine, vitamin c, garlic, oil of oregano, olive leaf extract... i know its a lot of sh*t to put... Read more »

Herpes question.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can having herpes cause you seroconvert later and test positive later than someone who doesn't have herpes? Read more »

If I have herpes and wear a condom ?

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
...It has been written taht males who have herpes and have sex with hiv+ individuals are at great risk. Are they at great risk if they wear a condom? The studies I read said Read more »

Genital Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Any positive guys out there who have also dealt with genital herpes? I'm curious to know how you've handled the issue in dating and sexual situations. How do you tell someone you're HIV-positive Read more »