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Where Is Herpes Located

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the United States, one of every five teenagers and adults is infected with genital herpes. Women are more commonly infected than men and it is estimated that one of every four women has herpes. Although at least 45 million...
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inactive herpes and hiv transmission

I have recently been diagnosed with hsv, the location being at the base of the penis (always use condoms, but apparently the condom didn't cover the base). I am aware active hsv erosions can increase ones hiv risk. my question: if I continue...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,As long as the skin is intact, which would mean no active HSV lesions, your risk of acquiring HIV would not be increased. However, I should mention the reverse is not true. It is possible to transmit herpes to your partner, even when no symptoms... Read more »

genital herpes

I have noticed what looks to be a mole that has formed in my lower area of my body. It is located directly center between my naval and penis. I haven't been with many partners but have always used protection. Does this sound like it could be...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is difficult for me to tell you what this growth sounds like. If you are concerned about it, please see a doctor.Sores attributed to genital herpes usually fit the following description: single or multiple fluid filled blisters around the... Read more »

could it be herpes?

Hi. i have 3 littla bumps on my penis like pimples.all in diffrent places.thay look like pimples and when you squees them a hard wht substance comes out almost like a white head.they are not always there thay go away but come back every few months...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Could be herpes, but usually HSV lesions don't produce white heads. Could more likely be pimples or infected hair follicles. I'd ask you doctor to evaluate them when the symptoms are active. BY... Read more »

ARV location

Where can I get ARV treatment in Houston, Texas. I'm new here and I have just been relocated to Houston....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
In the future, direct your HIV questions to the HIV forum. I address questions related to hepatitis in the HIV infected patient. You can contact your local public health department for a list...Also found this website...maybe this will be helpful to... Read more »
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Herpes question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi all
I know this may not be the right place to post questions about herpes but i dont know where else to go. I was just wondering if it was possible to have genital herpes without ever having any genital warts? I do have something though and i dont... Read more »

Herpes Window

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know this is slightly out of place, but there is no other good forum for sexually transmitted diseases that I could find. For those of you worried about obtaining herpes (I see a lot of questions about unprotected oral sex), the window period for... Read more »

testing locations?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know of a link where I can look for confidential/anonymous & free testing locations near me? Read more »

date and location in the title please!

Posted by bartleby
so if you are promoting the AIDS walk in new york city, your title would look something like this: "05/20/2012, New York City, AIDS Walk" or "date, general location, and whatever fits."

and please follow this format in the body of the post!

date:

locati... Read more »