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Will I Get Herpes If I Sleep With Someone Who Doesn't Know They Are Infected

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Why does post herpetic neuralgia cause pain while sleeping?

HiI have had a chronic case of post herpetic neuralgia for some time now, and some days I hardly notice the pain. While sleeping, however, I usually wake up experiencing rather unbearable pain (which responds quite well to analgesics at that...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I am somewhat stumped trying to give a solid scientific explanation. Sometimes when the body is otherwise calm and not distracted pain in a region becomes more noticeable. If anyone out in cyberspace has a good explanation please post it! KH Read more »

Post Herpetic Neuralgia Pain While Sleep

Comment: I thought perhaps it was the increased blood flow to the area that came in proximity to... Read more »

herpes, lymph nodes, hiv??

Hi, I was told I have herpes 1 about 6 months ago but it cleared up straight away and I had very... Read more »
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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 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 »
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 »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...open sores in the genital area. Herpes outbreaks can happen over and over again and may be linked to stress, fatigue, lack of sleep, menstruation, or genital friction. HIV-positive women tend to have more frequent and more difficult-to-treat... Read more »
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HIV and Herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi. I've just been diagnosed with both HIV and Herpes, however, my mind is in whirl and I can barely remeber anything my Doctor said to me other than starting treatment with drugs Read more »

condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hey, My case seems somewhat different from others at least to me. I contracted herpes as a result of 30 seconds exposure to sex worker's vagina during intercourse as the condom broke. I have not been feeling well Read more »

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 »

10 year mark?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...UNPROTECTED. A WEEK AFTER THESE EXPOSURES A NEIGHBOR KNOCKED ON MY GRANDMOTHERS DOOR AND SAID THAT HE KNEW OF SOMEONE WHO USE TO SLEEP WITH THIS PARTICULAR MAN AND SHE DIED OF AIDS ON HIM AND HE WENT CRAZY ALMOST 2 YEARS PRIOR. MY HEART FOLDED... Read more »