|I would like to apologize, doc...
May 8, 2010
I would like to apologize, because maybe you thought that I asked about you just to be able to ask a question... (I'm the guy from Brazil again)...
That was not that, ok? I've really made a donation (small, but from heart) and I know it has nothing to do about your answers. I did it because I really know how need it is... And, if I'm affraind to have contracted it, I can't even think about how can be people that has it... I've made it because I trully (spell right?) believe in your work, ok?
And I would like to say that I'll continue donating, you answering or not my questions. I've searched the historic, but I didn't find anything equal to mine...
Anyway, thank you very much and, again, congratulations for your work! You're awesome, guy!!!!
And if I still "have right" (this is not the term, but I didn't find other words) to ask something, let me ask one: in the readings, I came to conclusion that the virus is not so simple to transmit. And, here I go again, even in a razor, left in a bathroom for some minutes (or hours)?
Well, doc, let me stop bothering you again... Thank you very very much and let me tell you once again that I really got sensibilized with your work, your sense of humor, and your life story.
Once again, thank you very much!
The (anxious) brazilian guy.....
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Hi Brazilian Guy,
Certainly no apology is necessary. You are certainly not alone in asking questions about me and my personal struggle with HIV. The reason I only respond rarely to these questions is this forum is supposed to be about you guys, not me! I have begun a blog on this site and will share a bit more of my personal story there. Also, there is a chapter in the archives entitled "About Dr. Frascino" that chronicles much of my story.
Regarding your concern about razors, the HIV-transmission risk is extremely, extremely low. If you are worried, despite my reassurance, get a single HIV-antibody test three months or longer after the possible exposure. The result will undoubtedly be negative. Determining one's HIV status really is just that straightforward!
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