Can genital herpes lead to hiv/aids?

High chance . Yes with hsv genitals, acqutition of HIV transmission is more . Any other std increase chance of HIV transmission if person is infected .

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Had protected sex with a sex worker 23 days ago. Should I be worried about the possibility of catching hiv/aids? The condom didnt break or anything. Also what are the chances of acquiring herpes if she didn't have an outbreak at the time.

Herpes. Herpes can be transmitted even without an outbreak at the time of exposure. Wearing of a condom should protect you against genital herpes and other STD's that are transmitted via vaginal sex but,of course, not when you perform oral sex. Read more...
Protected sex. If you used protection during sex, it is unlikely that you can contract AIDS or herpes. Read more...
STD transmission??? Low chance but... There have been articles in the NEJM for years about the transmission of herpesvirus before either partner complained of symptoms. Also condoms can break and they can slip off in the heat of the moment, to coin a phrase. The mantra of the 60's with respect to drugs was "Know your supplier"; With respect to sex it should be "Know your partner", hard when she's a sex worker! Read more...

What are the symptoms of hiv, aids and herpes? Thanks

Many. Hiv is the virus that causes an infection that in its advanced stages is aids which has so many symptoms and signs that it can present as essentially anything. Herpes simplex usually presents as little groups of uncomfortable blisters, but has other presentations as well depending on location and the person's immune status. Read more...
Weakness, fever . Hiv and aids may be symptomatic or asymptomatic. Most common symptoms are weakness, recurrent infections and fever. Once the patient develops or progresses into aids, it may present with recurrent infections of particular system, like respiratory, gastrointestinal or genitourinary tract. This can be cough, weight loss, fever, generalized weakness, diarrhea, skin rashes and anal lesions. Read more...

What are the percentages of catching hiv/aids from oral sex and rubbing genitals?

Low. Rubbing's not a risk, but you can catch herpes that way. Oral sex is unlikely to transmit HIV -- it's so low that nobody seems to be able to give a percentage, even assuming there's a large number of infectious particles in the secretions -- but it's possible and it can give you herpes, syphilis and/or gonorrhea. Why not be safe? Read more...

I had unprotected sex and caught genital herpes, I'm wondering what are the signs or symptoms of HIV?

There may be none. If you have one std you should assume that you may have gotten more than one. Go and be examined and tested, not only for hiv, but syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and others. Be careful. Read more...
Stop. Having unprotected sex. Also, you need to not have sex or other risky activity for at least 6 weeks. This is the time frame for converting to an HIV positive state. Wait the six weeks, get the test, and if it is negative, consider yourself lucky, and stop having unprotected sex. Read more...

I tested for gonn, chla, and syph. All negative. With oral sex, HIV is no risk, I have no symptoms for genital herpes. Still scared. Should I still worry?

Take precautions. Oral sex is not without risk for HIV, though risk is very small. It is prudent to engage in safe sex practices. See the following for safer sex guidelines. http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/hivaids/docs/hiv_safe_sex_guide.pdf. Read more...