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When Treated For Herpes How Long Before The Sore Go Away

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Long lasting herpes

Dear Doctor,facing my 15th year with HIV, I am more careful to therapy side effects rather than AIDS itself. Keeping my VL mostly 800 with sustiva/ kaletra/ ziagen and a quite normal life, I am very upset when a common herpes,at least once a year,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I have observed a similar problem in a small number of my own patients. I often put them on long-term suppressive therapy with 500-1000mg Valtrex per day (or acyclovir) with generally good results. KH Read more »

Oral Cancer and Herpes

I recently finished an experimental vaccine study with modified dendritic cells. I had to stop all... Read more »

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

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...have symptoms. HSV remains in certain nerve cells of your body for life. When the virus is triggered to be active, it travels along the nerves to your skin. There, it makes more virus and sometimes new sores near the site of the first outbreak.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...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 immune system. This includes people with HIV disease,... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...or noticed yet. Talking to your doctor, taking a thorough medical history, and checking a full range of blood tests can go a long way in diagnosing other possible infections. Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 Few if... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...pregnancy. Women who aren't tested for HIV may get sick and die faster than men. But if they get tested and treated, they live as long as men. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV... Read more »
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Any herpes survivors out there??

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I hope someone is patient enough to bare with me.. I need some guidance from others with herpes. I was diagnosed with hereps 3 years ago. the catch is that when diagnosed i had a pinch size soar and was to small to culture. Read more »

herpes?

Posted by sadface, 4 Replies
...How soon is TOO soon for a herpes blood test??? Thanks, SF Read more »

Genital Herpes???

Posted by sadface, 1 Reply
...I have been coming here for a LONG time and have made some great friends along the journey. As you all well know I have OCD when it comes to STD's. So here we go...I Read more »

Herpes question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can u catch a different strain of herpes from someone if you yourself had herpes for 10+ years but had an unprotected exposure with someone who just recently got it from Read more »