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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...valacyclovir. Both famciclovir and valacyclovir are taken three times each day, compared to five times for acyclovir. All of these drugs work best when they are started within the first three days after the shingles pain begins. Nerve blockers: Doctors often prescribe various pain medications for people with shingles. Because the pain of shingles can be so intense, researchers have looked for other ways to block the pain. Injections of...
Ask the Experts

rash

I am HIV pos and have a small painful rash on my lower back...I have never had chicken pox as a kid...Could it still be Shingles?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...A rash localized to a band like region in the skin (lower back a common location) with pain/blisters could well be shingled (herpes Read more »

HELP ME!!!

Doc,I'm confused, worried, & stressed! Please help me out. I've spoken to several doctors & hiv counselors! But I'm still confused! Here's a recap of what has happened over several months.-RECAP-1. Oct 23rd 2008 I pulled a lolly pop out of a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1.No.2.No.3.No.4.No.The thing that is affecting your life, health and marriage is guilt and anxiety, not HIV. My advice is simple:1.Level with your wife.2.Get counseling from a psychotherapist to help confront and conquer your irrational fears... Read more »

PLEASE HELP MAKING DONATION NEED YOUR ASSESSMENT

Hello Dr. Bob,I'm donating $150 to your cause please assess my situation; In March I had vaginal intercourse with a girl I later learned was high risk, my condom broke and I was exposed for I think somewhere around 1 to 2 minutes.My symptoms were as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1. "Symptoms" are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. A negative HIV-antibody test outside the window period trumps symptoms each and every time. So your symptoms are not HIV related, because you definitively are... Read more »

Oral Cancer and Herpes

I recently finished an experimental vaccine study with modified dendritic cells. I had to stop all my anti-virals for 6 months. My T-cell count was 720 when I started the study, my viral load was undetectable, and my percentage was 32%. At the end...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...You don't indicate how the diagnosis of a "herpetic outbreak" was made. Was this just by clinical exam or was a smear or culture performed from one of the lesions? If the diagnosis Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...others with very frequent episodes. Drug companies are working on vaccines to prevent HSV. One vaccine showed good results against HSV2 in women, but not in men. No vaccines have been approved yet to prevent HSV infection, but research is ongoing... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...the 14 to 19 year age group, and continued through the young adult group. NIAID Research on Genital Herpes The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) supports research on genital herpes and HSV. Studies are currently... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...needs to tease out its risk factors and to find screening tools to help predict and manage the condition. The symptoms are also found in HIV-negative people. However, this publication provides an overview of IRIS within the context of HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...cultures. Also, some foods or food ingredients can promote the growth of yeast. Nutritionists recommend that you avoid foods containing yeast, sugar, dairy foods, wheat, and caffeine. If you smoke or drink alcohol, you should be aware that... Read more »
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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 »

Anyone there???? Please help

Posted by Oomar27, 1 Reply
...same amount of water like i to anyother day and was clear white, now sicne 11.07.07 it has been yellow and the smally. I have rash in my arms, but when i go to this hiv related clicnis they said is nothing w. HIV. I've this type of rash in both... Read more »

Pityriasis Rosea

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...is Pityriasis Rosea a skin rash among HIV poz people or is it just a common rash among young people ? can someone please help me Read more »

Whats the point

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Whats the point in making fun of someone so paranoid ? instead of singing just give him a nice long answer and tell me whats the point of the song and what its about ? Read more »