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Query about spreading sexually transmitted disease to life partner - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Answered : 37 Questions
User :   doctor I want an advice?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   Go ahead with the the query
User :   I am diagnosed with genital herpes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Whe?
User :   I have conducted the HIv 1 & 2 test & RPR/VDRL test
User :   which came -ve
Doctor :   ok
User :   is this herpes very dangerous
User :   I am scared..
Doctor :   It is not life deangerous
User :   & my doctor is not giving me confidence..
Doctor :   It come and goes
Doctor :   when u get the sores, they are very painful
User :   yes they are
Doctor :   It never quits u
Doctor :   it hides in nerves
User :   that means it will be life long...
Doctor :   when there any stress, decreases immunity u get the sores
Doctor :   it is life long
Doctor :   it stay inside the nerves
Doctor :   virus comes out on to skin when u have decreases imminity , fever, severe stress
User :   so in this case can i keep sexual relation with my wife?
Doctor :   When you have active sores, u have terrible pain and u have to uise medications for viris like amantidiine, rimantoidine
Doctor :   And also coitrol pain
Doctor :   When nyou have active sores, u can infect youyr s4exual partner
Doctor :   When you are pregant, if u have sores, u need treatment
User :   I am taking right now valcivir 1000 & ciplox tz
Doctor :   that is fine
Doctor :   sorry
User :   but tell me once the sores go away can i keep relation with my wife..
Doctor :   That is acyclovir, valcyc;obvit
Doctor :   u can
User :   r there any chances of she getting affected when IT IS NOT ACTIVE?
Doctor :   no
User :   but this will remain there for ever..
Doctor :   i told u that
Doctor :   it remains in nerves
User :   there is no solution to that
Doctor :   when there is decreased imminity u get sores
Doctor :   yes, there is no soln
User :   is there any chances in future?
Doctor :   I dont know
User :   ok
User :   now my HIV test came -ve..
User :   but is there any chances that i am affected
Doctor :   So
Doctor :   so
User :   so am i safe from HIV
Doctor :   yes
User :   bcoz my doc told me that you will have to do the test again after 3 months
Doctor :   when did u had the intercourse
User :   month back but i uses all protection..
Doctor :   there are 2 ways.
Doctor :   After 3 months HIV ELISA is good
Doctor :   After 10 days HIV by PCR is good
User :   what is this?
User :   i dont understand this medical laguage
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Different HIV tests detects different parts of virus
Doctor :   ELISA test detects antibodoes to HIV virus
Doctor :   Do you follo wthis?
User :   ok
User :   but inspite of using condom also there are chances of getting affected?
Doctor :   How u got Herpes?
Doctor :   Did u use condome?
User :   i had intercourse 25 days back
User :   this herpes came 5days back
Doctor :   OK
User :   so is possible
Doctor :   So that means condom did not protected .
Doctor :   y/n
User :   i dont know
Doctor :   I think I am right
Doctor :   COndom failed
User :   i had perform oral sex also after intercourse
Doctor :   I dont know what is the reason?
User :   that is 10 days back
User :   is this the reason..
Doctor :   u r exposed
User :   to what
Doctor :   I dont know , but bottom line is u r exposed
Doctor :   to virus Man!
User :   is it possible to get affected by oral sex
Doctor :   Now ur exposed toHerpes
Doctor :   YEs
User :   but am i hiv AFFECTED
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