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Who Has The Highest Risk For Contract 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
...apply to your situation.2. From what we know so far about MXRV, it should not affect the immune response to HIV, increase the risk of acquiring HIV or delay the production of specific anti-HIV antibodies.Consequently Mike, despite your... Read more »

BJ and swallowed

Hello Dr Bob!I'm 22 YO and I'm writing from Venezuela... I've been reading this forum for more than... Read more »

oral sex (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2011)

my boyfriend is HIV positive and I am not, he tells me that because of his undetectable status... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...body's immune defenses and make it easier to get HIV infection. A recent study found that people with HSV had three times the risk of becoming infected with HIV as people without HSV. A recent study found that treating HSV can lead to a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Reduces Men's Risk of Contracting HPV, Herpes, Study Says

... Male circumcision can reduce a man's risk of contracting the sexually transmitted infections human papillomavirus and herpes, according to a study published this week in Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...sex precautions recommended to prevent HIV transmission -- the use of latex condoms and other barriers -- reduce the risk of transmission of some STDs. However, because STDs can be spread through contact with lesions... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...skin-to-skin contact, for example. The virus is spread rarely, if at all, by objects such as a toilet seat or hot tub. Reduce Your Risk of Spreading Herpes People with herpes should follow a few simple steps to avoid spreading the infection to... Read more »
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Posted by nightsunami, 7 Replies
anybody here infected by oral sex? i Read more »

Put Somebody At Risk & Feel Horrible

Posted by ffrbel, 11 Replies
...let me know your thoughts on this situation. I am truly sick just thinking about my lie and the fact that I put soomebody at risk of contracting the virus. Even worse, this is the first guy who I've had very strong feelings for in a very long... Read more »

Advice

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it possible to catch the HIV virus from your fingers/penis coming into contact with vaginal fluid whilst removing a condom? Say if you had small cuts on your fingers like you would get if you bit your nails? or if the fluid came into contact with... Read more »

If I have herpes and wear a condom ?

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
...It has been written taht males who have herpes and have sex with hiv+ individuals are at great risk. Are they at great risk if they wear a condom? The studies I read said herpes transmission is signifigantly reduced from men Read more »