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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact Sheet 509 ), herpes simplex causes painful skin eruptions. Itching and tingling are usually the first signs, followed by a blister that breaks open. The infection stays dormant in nerve cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs....
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got herpes - worried for HIV

Hello Dr.I had protected sex with a prostitute and got STD Herpes(HSV1 - 2.74 and HSV2 - 1.34 index level) after couple of weeks. Now I am very much worried if HIV has transmitted too. I used condom all the time. However, at a point the condom broke...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereCondoms are effective at preventing HIV but only if used properly throughout the duration of sexual activity. If your condom broke you could have been exposed to HIV infection and I would strongly recommend getting tested. While the risk... Read more »

Worried mom cant sleep

I would really appreciate some advice. My Son sat on bloody saliva at the park. He sat in for at least 40 minutes for a picnic. He told me it kinda of felt damp but I though maybe they had a sprinkler system because I saw lawn people. But when...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe quick answer is no! If it were blood and that blood had HIV in in, once HIV leaves the body it begins to die and is unable to infect. Also because your son had clothes on that added a layer of protection. This is not a way for HIV transmission... Read more »

Worried can't sleep 2 times asking

Hello again Dr BobLast week i protectedvaginal sex with a sex worker in new orleans and stuck my fingers in her vagina condum did't appear to broken what are risks i know from reading your your responce to other questions that i will have to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Protected vaginal sex and finger play are not considered to be significant HIV risks, if the latex condom was used properly and didn't break and if the skin on your finger is intact. Your understanding about HIV testing is correct.... Read more »

Worried and can't sleep or function

Dear Dr., I recently went out for a night on the town. I met a guy at the bar and became attracted to him. Although, nothing seriously happened we shared a few seconds of deep intimate kissing. At the time, on the inside of my mouth, I had...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
There is only one case of oral transmission of HIV via deep kissing that I am aware of and in this case, both participants had active bleeding in their mouths at the time of the encounter. If this is your only potential exposure, I would not... Read more »
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viral infection or HiV? Worried SICK!!

Posted by Worriedsick3139, 1 Reply
Hey there.
I have been looking through the forums as I am worried sick to death. But here is my story, on June 3rd I had a protected penetrative sex with an escort in the mckenzies escort agency in Sheffield. In uk. This was the 6th one I had sex... Read more »

sorry.. not HIV.. question about Herpes?!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Yeah i posted before about my worry about infection of some other STD...

Someone replied that you cannot contract HSV2 from oral sex (someone gave me head). I read this on some other site..
However, when i called the aids and sexual health hotline,... Read more »

HPV+ Herpes Outbreak+ Oral sex w/ HIV+ parter=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I received oral sex from a girl who is HIV+. I have some genital warts from HPV and had a Herpes Outbreak at the time. Am I infected with HIV? What are my chanes? Are there any documented cases or could I be a first? I am married and need URGENT... Read more »

Could not sleep please help

Posted by pleasehelp1, 2 Replies
I am a male and just received an oral sex from a sex worker, it was so fast and I could not stop her and she already put her month into my penis when I eject. Will I infected HIV or any other disease? I'll never do it again!!!

Please answer as soon... Read more »