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When Are Herpes Sores Healed

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NEW RESEARCH ON HIV and HERPES - NO NEED FOR OPEN SORES FOR TRANSMISSION???

Dear Dr. Bob: You have been extremely helpful to me over the years and I have donated to support the great work you are doing. I have been somewhat satisfied with being sexually active with women using a condom correctly every time based on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...theoretical risk that infectious bodily fluids could transmit the virus to areas of herpetic lesions, even if the lesions are healed or not presently open and active.Dr. BobU.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Press Release... Read more »

Please clarify this for me and other readers

Hi Doctor, thank you very much for the excellent work you are doing for millions of people across... Read more »

First time being a magnetic couple

I recently started dating a guy with HIV. I'm not letting his HIV status get in the way of a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Learn Why Even Treated Genital Herpes Sores Boost the Risk of HIV Infection

...patients had genital herpes sores and breaks in the skin, when these lesions had healed, and at two, four and eight weeks after healing. The researchers also took biopsies from four of the patients when herpes lesions reappeared and the patients... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Discover New Strain of HIV Closely Related to Simian Virus

...Medicine , "reports that people with genital herpes remain at increased risk of HIV infection even after the herpes sores have healed and the skin appears normal," according to the AP/ Chronicle (Schmid, 8/3). Back to other news for August... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...red bumps appear first, develop into small blisters, and then become itchy, painful sores that might develop a crust and will heal without leaving a scar. Sometimes, there is a crack or raw area or some redness without pain, itching, or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...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. However, through sexual activity, HSV1 can... Read more »
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Herpes? Do I have AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...symptoms. A sore (like little blisters) appeared on the inside of my thigh and was really painful, it is now a open sore but slowly healing. I am really afraid of what this means. I have been abstinent since my diagnosis and have been suffering... Read more »

Genital Herpes Question..

Posted by scared83, 1 Reply
...I know there aren't many Herpes infected people on this site but the forum description does say "and other STD's" so I'll take a shot... In December I had vaginal Read more »

STD? cold sores, herpes???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i've seen how cold sores are active in hiv poz individuals. but i thought cold sores were common in people with a herpes strain? and the cold sores Read more »

High RIsk/NoRisk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...or itch, they just stick out like a golfer with an arm growing out of his a$$....herpes creates sores, the sores crack then heal, i have had these for about 1-2 months...they don't change in size or anything... so i was wondering if this is a... Read more »