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How can you get oral herpes?

So, I know there’s a difference between genital herpes and oral herpes. But how can you get oral herpes?

How can you test for herpes?

I think it might be a good idea for me to get a herpes test. How can you test for herpes?

What are signs of herpes?

How would I know if I have herpes or not? What are the signs of herpes?

What is the window period for HIV testing?

I had a potential HIV exposure on a past weekend and began having symptoms that caused me concern five days later. Eight days after potential exposure, I had an HIV Early Detection test. Today the results came back negative. How confident should I be in this result? Doctors I have spoken to seem to think that even with my symptoms, the actual risk is very low. I would appreciate you sharing any information you might have in similar situations, i.e., similar timelines or anecdotal evidence. Also what is the earliest positive from HIV DNA testing known?

What are the treatments for HIV?

How is HIV treated these days? I’ve heard it’s a lot different than it used to be. What are the treatments for HIV?

How many people have HIV?

Do you know how many people have HIV in the world and in the United States?

Is there a vaccine for herpes?

Can I get a vaccine against herpes so I don’t have to worry about getting it?

Are there remedies for herpes?

I’m looking for a remedy for herpes. I don’t want to go to my doctor…do you have any ideas?

How can I catch herpes?

I’m just a little confused about can I catch herpes?

What can HIV do to you?

I’m a little unclear on what HIV does to the body. So, I’m curious: what can HIV do to you?