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Who Gets Herpes

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Risk of getting Herpes, HPV, or HIV from casual contact "oral hsv-2 / mixed hpv / big soup"

variablessoup line with different groups daily which prepare meals ( cook , serve , etc ) ; most are returning and are visibly infected with oral hsv-2 and hpv ; some foods are heated , others cooled , and some at room temperature ;based on some...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for the question(s)!If I understand your situation correctly (eating/handling food that has come in contact with the HSV/HPV/HIV infected), there's no risk to you from this and therefore no need to get tested.The information from planned... Read more »

Chances of getting genital herpes from cunningiligus, analingus and fingering

Hello Doctor Frascino, I would first like to truly applaud you for everything you have done for so... Read more »

Is herpes curable or treatable?

I am suffering from Herpes. Is there any cure forever? what will be the outcome if I get married?... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Starpharma Gets U.S. Grant for HIV and Genital Herpes Trial

Australia's Starpharma Holdings Ltd. said Tuesday it has received U.S. grant money to continue testing its HIV and genital herpes prevention drug. The funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the National Institute... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

High Rates of HSV-2 Infection in HIV-Positive Teens in United States

Rates of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection were much higher in teens with HIV or with a high risk of HIV than in the general population, according to results of a large study at 15 centers across the United States. 1 HSV-2 prevalence,... Read more »
TheBody.com

Another Study Finds That Microbicides Cut Women's Herpes Risk

Last summer, the HIV/AIDS community received some amazing news: A 2010 clinical trial found that microbicides -- vaginal gel spiked with antiretrovirals -- cut HIV transmission during sex by 39 percent. But researchers also found that microbicides... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Herpes Study at the University of Washington

Have you heard about The Link Study? This is a new study being conducted by the University of Washington and the HIV Prevention Trials Unit. These are the people who did past studies such as: Project Explore, Vaxgen, Vision, Be a Hero, and more. We... Read more »
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Take Raltegravir? Have Herpes?

Posted by peterorgers
I don't have hiv, however I do have genital herpes. Those with just genital herpes do not have access to any drugs currently that are strong enough to completely repress the disease. Many in the genital herpes community are getting exciting that... Read more »

Fingering Gave Herpes - HIV as well

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I fingered a stripper and got herpes where I had a cut on my hand. I had an 11 week hiv test that came back negative. Is it still possible i got hiv as well as herpes from this episode? Read more »

Herpes outbreak & Seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous
Are there symptoms or general behavior one will feel if they seroconvert?

Also, if somebody had herpes already, is there any cases where they would get more outbreaks in the first 3-6 months of getting HIV if not?

thanks!

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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 am also... Read more »