Management of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in HIV-Infected Men and Women

  • Author: Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 2/8/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Antiherpes drugs can prevent recurrent outbreaks of genital herpes and may prevent HSV-2 transmission to sexual partners[Corey 2004a]
  • Adult male circumcision has been found to reduce HSV-2 acquisition[Tobian 2009]
  • Some experts advocate routine screening for HSV in HIV-infected patients and provision of chronic suppressive therapy in HSV-2–seropositive individuals[Corey 2004b]

    Action required