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Does herpes an initial symptoms of HIV infection?

2 doctors weighed in

In brief: Herpes and HIV

Both are sti's and can be transmitted together or separately.

In brief: Herpes and HIV

Both are sti's and can be transmitted together or separately.
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Dr. Harry Greenberg
Dermatology

In brief: It's possible

Herpes and HIV can be co-infective because the herpes infection creates a break in the skin making HIV infection more likely.
It is best to see a specialist and treat whatever underlying condition is present. Even if you use condoms, exposed skin can be infected skin.

In brief: It's possible

Herpes and HIV can be co-infective because the herpes infection creates a break in the skin making HIV infection more likely.
It is best to see a specialist and treat whatever underlying condition is present. Even if you use condoms, exposed skin can be infected skin.
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