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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,
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HIV + herpes

I love this website doc. I was diagnosed HIV + sept 2005 having just zero converted with usualo flu systems/rash. My counts have stablised to around cd4 600 with low viral load 14000 last count. I recently have had group spots in one area beside my...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...candidiasis, or >10% unexplained weight loss.For people with an AIDS-defining illness, treatment may be started at any CD4 count. For Herpes infection, this decision may be influenced by the severity of the infection and should be individualized.... Read more »

Herpes possibilty

Hi Dr Bob!Hope you're well babycakes!A friend of mine is concerned about a recent flu like illness with new partner....that is no longer around.Before bothering you with this question, I searched the forums and found an answer to my question by...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...different when examined by a physician. I'm always reluctant to give anything other than general advice about symptoms, OK?1.No. Herpes symptoms subside completely between episodes. Thinking you have a fever and actually having a fever are two... Read more »

herpes

pls doc i am hiv poz and i have got a cold sore on my lip,will this effect my viral load and cd4?i did have herpes genital last year on my anus and my penis,scared of it all coming back pls answer as my doctors always hard to track and have to make...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Actually any active infection, including herpes, can transiently affect plasma HIV viral load and CD4 counts. You may want to wait until your current outbreak subsides to have Read more »

could it be herpes?

Hi. i have 3 littla bumps on my penis like pimples.all in diffrent places.thay look like pimples and when you squees them a hard wht substance comes out almost like a white head.they are not always there thay go away but come back every few months...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Could be herpes, but usually HSV lesions don't produce white heads. Could more likely be pimples or infected hair follicles. I'd ask you doctor Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...goes away within a few weeks, but in some cases, severe pain can last for months or even years. This condition is called "post herpetic neuralgia." Shingles and HIV Shingles is not one of the infections that leads to a diagnosis of AIDS. ... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Herpes Simple (lceras Bucales y Herpes Genital)

... ¿Qué Es el Herpes? El VHS y el VIH ¿Cómo Se Transmite el VHS? ¿Cómo Se Trata el Herpes? ¿Se Puede Prevenir el Herpes? En Pocas Palabras Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Herpes Drug Acyclovir Does Not Reduce Risk of HIV Transmission, Does Slow HIV Progression, Study Says

... The drug acyclovir, which suppresses herpes simplex virus-2, does not reduce the risk of HIV transmission when taken by HIV-positive people who also have herpes, according Read more »
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 »
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Herpes question.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can having herpes cause you seroconvert later and test positive later than someone who doesn't have herpes? Read more »

STD? cold sores, herpes???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i've seen how cold sores are active in hiv poz individuals. but i thought cold sores were common in people with a herpes strain? and the cold sores would be were you came into contact with the herpes virus. ie you won't get herpes on your lip... Read more »

Herpes?

Posted by sadface, 4 Replies
...I have been reading a little on herpes. How soon can you get a blood test to see if you are caring the virus? When does it begin to show up? UG! Thanks, SF Read more »

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 »