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Author Topic: Herpes with a high cd4?  (Read 614 times)

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Offline camille07

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Herpes with a high cd4?
« on: November 16, 2010, 08:05:40 AM »
I woke up this morning with a huge herpes sore under my bottom lip.  I rarely have a outbreak so is it that my  cd4 dropped?  It was 800  with a cd4 percentage 45% 2 months ago.  I am battling a sinus infection right now but feel fine otherwise.

Any ideas?

Offline Ann

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Re: Herpes with a high cd4?
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2010, 08:13:10 AM »
Camms, the reason why oral herpes is aka "cold sores" or "fever blisters" is that they tend to come on - even in hiv negative people - when there is another infection going on in the body. I wouldn't worry about it being due to a CD4 drop. Emotional stress can also cause outbreaks.
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