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Where Does Herpes Live In The Body

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Oral HerpesThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Is oral herpes a sign of HIV infection. About seven weeks after a possible exposure, I got a sore on my lip. Is this typical of infection?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question.Oral herpes (also known as "cold sores" or "fever blisters"), are a totallydifferent infection than HIV. Oral herpes is transmitted primarily 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... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...neck, and scalp, in and around the ear, or at the tip of the nose. Shingles outbreaks are almost always on just one side of the body. Within a few days, a rash appears on the skin area related to the inflamed nerve. Small blisters form and fill... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...outbreaks can be more serious, and last longer than for people without HIV. Herpes sores provide a way for HIV to get past the body's immune defenses and make it easier to get HIV infection. A recent study found that people with HSV had three... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...Spreading Herpes People with herpes should follow a few simple steps to avoid spreading the infection to other places on their body or other people. Avoid touching the infected area during an outbreak, and wash your hands after contact with... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...cold sores, both forms may be sexually transmitted and can cause genital herpes. Like other viruses, herpes remains in your body for life. It hibernates in nerve roots when it's not causing symptoms such as painful blisters or open sores in the... Read more »
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Co-infection Herpes and HIV

Posted by tphk, 1 Reply
...Hi, 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... Read more »

HIV and Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi. I've just been diagnosed with both HIV and Herpes, however, my mind is in whirl and I can barely remeber anything my Doctor said to me other than starting treatment with drugs Read more »

IS a rash from Herpes the same as a open ulcer?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Whne they say herpes outbreak can give a route for infection with hiv does that include a rash from it or the open uclerations that sometimes occur? Read more »

Genital Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Any positive guys out there who have also dealt with genital herpes? I'm curious to know how you've handled the issue in dating and sexual situations. How do you tell someone you're HIV-positive Read more »