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Will A Herpes Breakout Always Reoccur In The Same Area

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reoccuring herpes breakouts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have read somewhere that if you have herpes and you have reoccuring breakouts that can be an indication of HIV. Is there any truth to this? Read more »

Possible herpes outbreak and risk

Posted by Anonymous
Hello all,
I did something stupid , and now am really worried. I had sex with an escort last month. We used latex condom for oral/vaginal and there was no breakage, but the next day i noticed i was having a herpes outbreak ( i got it years ago) ,... Read more »

Acne or Herpes strain?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I believe I contracted something from a risky exposure several months ago and now I'm worried I might have passed it on to my girlfriend. I've tested negative for HIV after 6 months. So Im not worried about that. However, I noticed my girlfriend is... Read more »

Informacion para gente con HSV-2 (Herpes)

Posted by ruans, 1 Reply
Esta informacion es importante para personas con herpes 2, ya q yo no lo sabia y yo tengo herpes en el area pubica..pues lo contraje con proteccion y esta area asi NO HAYA ULCERAS es puerta de entrada para HIV.

"Herpes is marked by recurring... Read more »

herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you have late hiv infection, and have herpes, wouldnt you breakout more often without any meds?

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Can PEP inhibit an herpes breakout ?

I am on PEP and I notice 3 days after the exposure some little red spot on my penis. It disappeared one hour later. Could Zilarvir avoid a breakout ?I am wondering if I can get the Hepatitis B vaccine while I am on PEP ?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Isolated red spots on the penis would be an unusual drug reaction. I would have these examined. HBV vaccine is fine during PEP. DW... Read more »

Zoster Breakouts

Hello and thank you for being there for all of us who have so many questions and concerns. My question is this: I very frequently break out with fluid filled "zosters" for lack of a better description. They always appear on my buttocks,...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
This may be zoster, but it may be herpes as well. With the symptoms, it sounds like you should be taking prophylaxis with either acyclovir, famciclovir or valacyclovir. This will prevent breakouts and symptoms. I am assuming that you have had a... Read more »

Reoccurring Sore Throat

After giving a woman oral sex a few months ago I got a red, raw area in my throat. The doc said it wasn't strep... he said it was a virus. But now I got it again - in a different spot in my throat. I have no other symptoms of STD's as...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I really don't know what your sore throat could be attributed to. Your doctor would be much better at diagnosing your condition than I would. Please read A Message About Symptom Questions for more information about questions like yours.RMK... Read more »

reoccuring hip/leg pain

Every 6-8 months I experience pain soreness in my upper leg and hip area, the pain lasts for about a month or so then disappears. My leg muscles always feel tight, but I only experience the pain sporadically. I'm on Atripla and have been for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Unlikely to be due to the Atripla or HIV Infection. If intermittent may be hard to determine the cause. Aseptic necrosis of the hip or hear and tear degenerative arthritis of the hip are among the conditions to consider if persists/worsens. KH... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Vaccine for Women Being Tested

About 7,500 women are being recruited at sites across the country to participate in the Herpevac Trial for Women. "It is an important area because one out of four women in the [United States] develop genital herpes," as do one out of five males,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact... Read more »
Body Positive

Co-Infección con Herpes Genital

¿Qué es el Herpes Genital? Herpes genital es una infección causada por el virus herpes simplex o VHS. Hay dos tipos de este virus: VHS-1 y VHS-2. Aunque ambos tipos de VHS pueden causar herpes genital, el VHS-1 generalmente infecta los... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

What is genital herpes? How common is genital herpes? How do people get genital herpes? What are the signs and symptoms of genital herpes? What are the complications of genital herpes? How is genital herpes diagnosed? Is there a... Read more »