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Will Herpes Go Away Without Medicine

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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

What Is Shingles? Shingles is a very painful disease caused by the same herpes virus that causes chicken pox (varicella zoster virus). Like other herpes viruses, the varicella-zoster virus has an initial infectious stage, (chicken pox) followed by a dormant stage. Then, with no warning, the virus becomes active again. About 20% of people who have had chicken pox will eventually develop shingles. This reactivation of the virus is most likely to...
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Herpes medicine instead of HAART?

Is it true that Acyclovyr has been proven to reduce HIV load in blood and on tissues on HIV positive people? if thats the case. why is not prescripbed as a regular regimen and does this medicine affect liver or kidneys like any other HIV medicine?...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Acyclovir does reduce HIV blood and tissue levels in patients co-infected with HSV. For this reason it is often prescribed for HIV-infected patients with more than occasional herpes outbreaks as an adjunct to the regimen. However, acyclovir does... Read more »

medicine for syphillis

what is the medicine for syphillis?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The primary treatment is penicillin. How much and how it is given depend on the type of syphilis you have. See below for some general information about syphilis and its treatment.Dr. BobU.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious... Read more »

Herpes?

Dr.Reznik,Can Herpes show up on the point of your tongue? For about 9 months I have been getting a row of small bumps ( sometimes they are in a semi-circle) they seem to become more red over the week or so, the taste buds in the area vanish to a...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
As much as I would like to help you with your diagnosis, you really need to see a dentist who is experienced in oral medicine or pathology the next time these lesions occur. With this in mind, herpes virus outbreaks within the oral cavity tend to... Read more »

Really need your advice - aggressive herpes out break

Hi, I really need your advice. I saw the discussion on prednisone. I am on high initiation dose and then tapering next month to 30 to 40 mgs per day for a month, then 20 mgs a day before alternate days. Problem is that I got the worst herpes attack...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Prednisone can be a blessing but also a curse. It can reduce inflammation and make life bearable for those with inflammatrory conditions but the side effects are to be respected.My advice is always to try to use the lowest dose of steroids for the... Read more »
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on my last leg,symptoms that will not go away

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
hello and thank you for reading my post,i am all alone in this and i dont have anyone to talk too,and i have no car to go to consuleling,i am very scared,because i cannot diagnose my self and i have been going to the doctor 2 times a month since... Read more »

Help is just a phone call away

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS group warns of increased infections due to teenage sex
By THOMAS MICHALSKI

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April Wardlow, executive director of AIDS Partnership, said many people dont even know they have HIV/AIDS.
PINELLAS COUNTY Many high school... Read more »

Holistic Medicine: From Alternative to Mainstream?

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Holistic Medicine: From Alternative to Mainstream?
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It is claimed that a paradigm shift is occurring in our health care system as alternative medicine begins to compete with orthodox medicine to become the... Read more »

Medicine

Posted by EZZ, 1 Reply
I have some serious questions about the meds tha I am on. I was recently diagnosed with HIV and the results came back with a CD4 of 500 and a Virul Load of greater than 500,000. My Dr. put me on a combination of Combivir and Colletra, I think that... Read more »