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Where Do Herpes Sores Appear

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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
...BobU.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Press Release Scientists Learn Why Even Treated Genital Herpes Sores Boost the Risk of HIV InfectionAugust 2, 2009New research helps explain why infection with herpes simplex virus-2... Read more »

HERPES WITH NO SORES???? AND CAN I WOOHOO?

Hi Dr. Bob or Should I say Dr. GodHow are you doing these days? I love your outlook on live, so... Read more »

Oral sores and herpes

I am hiv+ and was recently also diagnosed with genital herpes. At the same time as that outbreak,... Read more »
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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 »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

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

...(HSV-2), which causes genital herpes, increases the risk for HIV infection even after successful treatment heals the genital skin sores and breaks that often result from HSV-2. Scientists have uncovered details of an immune-cell environment... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gates Grant to Help Fund HIV-Herpes Study

...least half of the HIV-infected people worldwide are also infected with herpes simplex virus type 2, or genital herpes. Through sores, they "appear to be significantly more likely to transmit HIV than other HIV-infected people," the foundation... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two types of HSV. HSV type 1 most commonly infects the mouth and lips, causing sores known as fever blisters or cold sores. HSV type 2 is the usual cause of genital herpes, but it also can... Read more »
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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 »

Herpes? Do I have AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hi I have been HIV+ since 2003. Was tested for major STDs when diagnosed and tests were negative but I think the herpes test must have been wrong coz I have the symptoms. A sore (like little blisters) appeared on the inside of my thigh and was Read more »

Razor burn OR herpes?

Posted by sadface, 3 Replies
...Std's and testing ect...We use condoms, although one broke prior to ejaculation. Should I assume it is razor burn?? Doesn't herpes really hurt and is accompanied with fever? I am a wreck. I want to have a blood test, but I am told I need to wait.... Read more »

oral herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had a possible exposure about 8 weeks ago. A little over 2 weeks after, I got 2 oral sores. They went away in about 2 weeks, and 2 more came in their place. Those lasted about a week. Now I have another one (again, Read more »