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What's The Difference Between Herpes 1 And 2

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non-HSV1, non-HSV2 herpes coinfections, valtrex, and hiv viral load

I am hiv positive and I do NOT have HSV-1 or HSV-2 as confirmed by negative serology tests and lack of symptoms in clinical presentation. I was prescribed a 10-day course of Valtrex for treatment of what my physician thought to be an atypical...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...is somewhat unusual because most people with HIV infection also have antibodies to HSV. When there is evidence of recurrent herpes infection, there is clear benefit associated with suppression of these outbreaks. It is difficult to ignore the... Read more »

HSV1 - Can it cause genital herpes

If a girl giving a man oral sex has HSV1, can the man contract this on his penis? Will he exhibit... Read more »

herpes HSV-1 and oral sex

hi, this question has been asked, and answered, but i was hoping to get further clarification. i... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 and Other Genital Infections in the Acquisition of HIV-1 Among High-Risk Women in Northern Tanzania

...the current study, investigators examined the role of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) and other genital infections on HIV-1 incidence in a cohort study of female hotel/bar workers in Moshi, Tanzania, from 2002 to 2005. Among 845 HIV-negative... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) Seroprevalence at the Time of HIV-1 Diagnosis and Seroincidence After HIV-1 Diagnosis in an Ethnically Diverse Cohort of HIV-1-Infected Persons

... Researchers in the current study sought to determine herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) seroprevalence at HIV-1 diagnosis and seroincidence one year or more after HIV diagnosis. HSV type-specific antibodies were detected using enzyme immunoassay 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

Recent Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Infection and the Risk of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Acquisition in India

...infection. In the current study, researchers assessed the impact of prevalent and incident HSV-2 infection on the acquisition of HIV-1. HIV-1-seronegative patients attending three referral STD clinics and a reproductive tract infection clinic... Read more »
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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 »

Infeccion Herpes 1 alarga periodo ventana

Posted by peluza
...sentir una quemazon en mi uretra, fui a visitar al medico y me realiza un test completo de ETS ( gonorrea, clamidia, herpes 1 y 2, hepatitis (A-B-C) y VIH. Este test me lo realize a las 6 semanas. Los resultados fueron negativos menos herpes 1... Read more »

Varicela igG/Herpes1igG,to test antibodyproduction

Posted by Anonymous
...good idea if you suspect no antibodyproduction for hiv-lack of antibody production, to test for forexample Varicela igG/Herpes 1igG,ilnesses most of us have been exposed to? Read more »