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Will Genital Herpes Cause Shingles

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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) is the common cause of cold sores (oral herpes) around the mouth. HSV2 normally causes genital herpes. However, through sexual activity, HSV1 can cause infections in the genital area, and HSV2 can infect the mouth area. HSV is a very common disease. Approximately 45 million people in the US have HSV...
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My thanks to you Dr. Bob! (HERPES, 2010)

Hello Dr, BobI came on here to ask you a question and doing so I had to re-write my post because I realized how remarkable you truly are Dr. Bob. As I was writing it hit me, you have been helping people on here for years! It is truly remarkable that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...archives.Could herpes hide out for 11 years without an outbreak? Yep! It's possible.You're welcome!Dr. BobHerpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes) May 25, 2010What Is Herpes?Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans.... Read more »

$200 Donation For This Simple Question (HERPES SIMPLEX, 2009)

Hi Dr Bob, Scott from CA. Umm... how do I start.? Ok here goes.I've a gf for about 6 months now. Before we engage in any kind of unprotected sex, we both had HIV and STDs test about 3 weeks after being together and all came back NEGATIVE. She told...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...will earn you loads of excellent cosmic karma for your generosity.Happy Healthy Holidays.Dr. BobHerpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes) May 26, 2009What Is Herpes?Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like... Read more »

Strange Rash

My friend has told me that she has had a strange rash appear. It started on her buttocks then spread to her thigh and genital area. The rash was very painful at first and she ran a slight fever. It then itched her. She was told by a doctor in...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...I have not heard that term before, but it sounds like a herpesvirus infection -- it could be either herpes simplex (causing genital herpes) or varicella zoster (causing shingles). I think the ankle discomfort is most likely something else. Read more »

may i ask about herpes instead?

hello dr. bob. how are u?it's me again,medical student in prague (AGAIN???).well last time when i told u that my test results for stds came out negative after 5weeks of exposure.i actually got that through the phone only coz i simply couldnt find...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...this.2.Chances are good that you've had herpes type 1 for a long time. 3.Nope.4.Nope.5.See below.Dr. BobHerpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)What Is Herpes?Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Experimental Genital Herpes Vaccine Fails Major Clinical Trial

... Researchers said on Thursday that an experimental vaccine to protect women from genital herpes disease had failed in a Phase III trial. GlaxoSmithKline, which manufactured the candidate, said it is abandoning its work on 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? Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration Syndrome

...Simplex outbreaks. Fact Sheet 509 has more information on shingles. Fact Sheet 508 discusses herpes simplex (cold sores and genital herpes.) Molluscum (a skin infection. See Fact Sheet 513 ). Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC): This... Read more »
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Genital Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Any positive guys out there who have also dealt with genital herpes? I'm curious to know how you've handled the issue in dating and sexual situations. How do you tell someone you're HIV-positive Read more »

Genital Herpes???

Posted by sadface, 1 Reply
...great friends along the journey. As you all well know I have OCD when it comes to STD's. So here we go...I am curious about genital herpes. I have read and read but I want to actually talk with someone who has them. I am in fear and need someone... Read more »

Genital Herpes Question..

Posted by scared83, 1 Reply
...the redness was present. I took an IgG blood test on tuesday and I'm awaiting the results. Does anyone think this could be genital herpes? I just want to feel comforted really. Hopefully my test results on monday will come back negative. Read more »

Herpes Window

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...is the information given to me by the National Herpes Hotline (1-919-361-8488). They told me that they believe about 30% of genital herpes is caused by the type I virus (normally associated with oral herpes) so oral sex is a risk. However, they... Read more »