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When Do Women Get Outbreaks From Herpes

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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...with HIV are also infected with genital herpes. HSV2 infection is more common in women. It infects about one out of four women and about one out of five men. Genital HSV can cause potentially fatal infections in babies. If a woman has active genital herpes at delivery, a cesarean delivery is usually performed. Repeat outbreaks of HSV may occur even in people with normal immune systems. Prolonged herpes outbreaks may be a sign of a weakened...
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My thanks to you Dr. Bob! (HERPES, 2010)

Hello Dr, BobI came on here to ask you a question and doing so I had to re-write my post because I realized how remarkable you truly are Dr. Bob. As I was writing it hit me, you have been helping people on here for years! It is truly remarkable that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about one out of four women and about one out of five men. Genital HSV can cause potentially fatal infections in babies. If a woman has active genital herpes at delivery, a cesarean delivery is usually performed.Repeat outbreaks of HSV may occur... Read more »

$200 Donation For This Simple Question (HERPES SIMPLEX, 2009)

Hi Dr Bob, Scott from CA. Umm... how do I start.? Ok here goes.I've a gf for about 6 months now. Before we engage in any kind of unprotected sex, we both had HIV and STDs test about 3 weeks after being together and all came back NEGATIVE. She told...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about one out of four women and about one out of five men. Genital HSV can cause potentially fatal infections in babies. If a woman has active genital herpes at delivery, a cesarean delivery is usually performed.Repeat outbreaks of HSV may occur... Read more »

Herpes, Betrayal, Cervix Mysterys, and HIV risk--Oh my!!!

Hey Bob, I'm actually writing to you, or at least I know of you, since I'm an Oberlin Alum myself (we even met briefly!). I'm writing to ask you a bit about my risks of HIV transmission, and to get some clarity about some of the stats out there. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that my gf and I have both been faithful (yes I truly believe this)...and he said the possible genital herpes could be from a woman that I had unprotected sex with back in 1999. I cannot believe that herpes would stay in my body and not come out... Read more »

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
...breaks in the skin that occur during sex." The research team took biopsies of genital skin tissue from eight HIV-negative men and women who were infected with HSV-2. These biopsies were taken at multiple time points: when the patients had genital... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...is usually caused by HSV-1 but sometimes by HSV-2. It can occasionally result in serious eye disease, including blindness. A woman with herpes who is pregnant can pass the infection to her baby. A baby born with herpes might die or have serious... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

...during pregnancy because a newly acquired infection during late pregnancy poses a greater risk of transmission to the baby. If a woman has active genital herpes at delivery, a cesarean delivery is usually performed. Fortunately, infection of a... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

... HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms Offer Partial Protection Against Herpes

...as has been observed with other [STDs], we found that condoms offer moderate protection against HSV-2 acquisition in men and women," the authors concluded. The study, " A Pooled Analysis of the Effect of Condoms in Preventing HSV-2 Acquisition... Read more »
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Bad Start to the New Year

Posted by vern, 1 Reply
...red bumps on the head of my penis which had become eroded. I sometimes get this and think it is a manifestation of recurrant herpes. Does this increase the chances of getting HIV or is it just not possible to get HIV from getting blowjobs no... Read more »

HPV+ Herpes Outbreak+ Oral sex w/ HIV+ parter=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I received oral sex from a girl who is HIV+. I have some genital warts from HPV and had a Herpes Outbreak at the time. Am I infected with HIV? What are my chanes? Are there any documented cases or could I be a first? I am married and Read more »

oh shit...

Posted by Anonymous
...I had unprotected sex with a women from france in the caribbean i felt a weird pain like burning on my penis not when i urinate either it started about 4 days after Read more »

Acne or Herpes strain?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I believe I contracted something from a risky exposure several months ago and now I'm worried I might have passed it on to my girlfriend. I've tested negative for HIV after 6 months. So Im not worried about that. However, I noticed my girlfriend is... Read more »