When Will You Know You're Infected With Herpes
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Columbia University's Health & Related Services1. Don't know. It's difficult to explain why people respond differently to infections like herpes, but they just do. There are so many different factors that will influence the course of infection, and this applies to so many different... Read more »
Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicineI am assuming that you are taking acyclovir only at the time you develop herpes. Anyone with recurrent herpes, should consider taking acyclovir daily to prevent recurrent infections. Have you tried that? Alternatively, one could also take... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from insertive oral sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 0.5 per 10,000 exposures. Your estimated statistical risk would be even less, as we do not know the status of your hooker. Herpes... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Worried Mom from Belgium,Let me give you my opinion about your four specific questions straightaway:1. Some medical instruments require sterilization; others do not. "Universal precautions" to prevent the spread of bloodborne... Read more »
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Posted by tphk, 1 ReplyHi,
I am in China. Male 40yo.
I went to a massage parlour and had sex there. I used a condom but I have been infected with herpes (primo infection). I have a lesion on the scrotum.
For it looks I was not protected enough, is it possible that I am also... Read more »
Posted by holladr, 1 ReplyRecently, I (a 20-y-o female) engaged in two rounds of unprotected oral sex with an African American male who goes to my school. I asked him if he's had a lot of partners, and he'd said "not very many" and when I asked if he's had STI testing... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI had a questiona bout possible infection. March 8th I had unprotected sex and later found that my boyfriend had herpes, so low and behold I have it oral and vaginal. I also tested with him for hiv on March 31st all came back negative was that too... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replieshttp://www.hopkins-aids.edu/publications/book/03MMHIV1to3.pdf
Just go to http://www.hopkins-aids.edu/
click on the "publications" section.
In the drop down box, scroll to "Medical Mgmt of HIV Infection". Read more »
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