Which Cells Are Affected By Herpes

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Risk of HIV through Oral Sex When Herpes is present and contracted

Dear Dr. Bob--About 7 years ago, you helped me through the only other HIV scare I've ever had (which turned out to be Lyme disease). I hope you can help with this one, as well. And I believe the specific facts of my "case" will help others and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...it helps explain some of your symptoms. We still have much to learn about XMRV.Regarding your current concerns:1. White blood cells recruited to the site of herpes sores or blisters may increase susceptibility to HIV and facility HIV... Read more »


Dear Dr. Bob: You have been extremely helpful to me over the years and I have donated to support... Read more »

The Eternal Quest (HERPES AND HIV, 2010)

Dear Dr. Bob,May I be the first (along with my kitty here draped over my arm while I type) to wish... Read more »
Housing Works

Behind the STD Cell Phone Chip: Will It Detect HIV?

... Cell phone HIV testing could be the new status quo. British scientists announced this week that they're developing a cell phone Read more »
Project Inform

Acyclovir: The Next New HIV Drug?

...various human herpes viruses. After treating HIV-infected cells with acyclovir, viral loads and RT activity were assessed. If the cells had both HIV and herpes viruses in them, then acyclovir suppressed HIV reproduction in those cells.... Read more »
The Well Project


...severity or stage of the condition. Your HIV doctor and other specialists (e.g. radiation oncologist, dermatologist) may be involved as well. Symptoms (by Location) Skin (most common site of KS): Lesions are usually flat, painless, and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...for KS? Anti-cytokine approaches: There is a lot of research on cytokines, proteins that the immune system uses to stimulate cells to grow. Researchers think that substances that can inhibit these (and similar) growth factors can also slow down... Read more »