24 Hour Hiv Hotline

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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

... The myth: "I'm safe because I'm in a monogamous relationship (or married)." The reality: Were you tested for HIV before you got into the relationship? Was your partner? Were both tests negative? And do you spend 24 hours a day together? If you're faithful, but he or she is not, or he or she was already HIV positive before you met, you can still get HIV. The myth : "I'm safe because I'm a virgin." The reality: Virgin is...
Ask the Experts

Does Saliva Really Kill HIV? CDC hotline is confusing me! PLEASE PLEASE DR. BOB

Dr. Bob:ive read many of your postings which have been extremely helpful and educational.i was struck by two postings that discussed exposure to pre-cum when performing oral sex, and that there are chemicals in saliva that can kill hiv. now i know...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,My claims about extremely low HIV transmission risk are based on the results of recently reported scientific epidemiological studies. Yes, we know there are components Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hotline can answer questions about HIV testing and refer you to testing sites in your area. Operators are available toll-free, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at: 1.800.232.4636 (English, Spanish and TTY/deaf access). There are many valuable... Read more »

does sodomy create HIV/AIDS?

I guess Im just pretty ignorant because of my super religious parents but, I always thought that unprotected anal sex would somehow 'create' HIV/AIDS. Is this just a wierd misconception? and if I had unprotected anal sex w my bf (and neither of us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hotline can answer questions about HIV testing and refer you to testing sites in your area. Operators are available toll-free, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at: 1.800.232.4636 (English, Spanish and TTY/deaf access). There are many valuable... Read more »

What? Tell me this hotline "nut" is wrong, real wrong!

Hello Doctor,I rimmed a hot guy last night. I did it for awhile. Didn't notice blood or anything like that. I got nervous and called a hot line and the woman told me that my risk for HIV was moderate to high -because of anal fluids having high...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the Rimmer,Which AIDShotline did you call? Fox News? The Vatican?Here's what we know. There have been no documented cases of HIV transmission from rimming or getting rimmed. However, there are a variety of STDs that can be fairly easily... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Services Can an HIV/AIDS Hotline Provide?

...information on HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted dieseases or safer sex? Contact the U.S. Centers for Disease Control Health Line, open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at 1-800-232-4636. Or visit The Body's Safe Sex and Prevention Forum . Until... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Beijing Officials to Punish Hospitals, Clinics That Turn Away HIV/AIDS Patients, Set Up Hotlines

...treatment. The city plans to have five hotlines, two of which together will provide access to the health inspections division 24 hours a day, Xinhuanet reports. Some experts say the city's efforts will help to ensure that people living with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Hotline Opens for Advice on Occupational HIV Exposure Prophylaxis

...to clinicians in need of advice on how to best treat healthcare workers accidentally exposed to blood-borne diseases such as HIV and hepatitis. According to a University of California at San Francisco press release, PEPLine is open seven days a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PRI's "The World" Profiles U.S.-Trained Ethiopian Resident Running "Novel" HIV/AIDS Hotline

...co-production of BBC World Service , PRI and WGBH Boston -- on Monday profiled Sofnias Nega, a U.S.-trained Ethiopian who runs an HIV/AIDS telephone hotline in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Although such hotlines are "commonplace" in the U.S.... Read more »