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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...How can I contact them? Did the Food and Drug Administration approve this product or treatment? If not, why not? What uses has the product been tested for? Where can I see the test results? What are the side effects, or other risks, of using this product or treatment? Whom can my health care provider call for more information? Take Your Time; Check It Out Legitimate health care providers should not be opposed if you want to get more...
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hiv risk ratio (HIV STATISTICS, 2009)

Doctor, i simply can't buy the ratio stat you mention, such as "the estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV for unprotected receptive anal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 50 per 10,000".First off... why not just say 1 in 200?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...1,000 sexual contacts. However, most studies estimating this value were conducted among stable couples with a low prevalence of risk factors, which can increase the risk of HIV transmission by several to several hundred times, according to... Read more »

Worried + man in discordant relationship

Hello,I have been positive for only 3 yrs plus and have had a negative girlfriend for all 3. We practice safer sex and she has numerous negative tests. I confide in her that we should go to counsleing becase I feel guilty after each sexual...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...including:1.Making sure your plasma HIV viral load is suppressed to undetectable levels. This will significantly decrease the risk of HIV transmission if there is an accidental exposure.2.Consider asking your HIV specialist for a PEP-starter pack... Read more »

Risk analysis. Please help (will donate)

Greetings!I had sex with a prostitute 5 weeks ago in China. She gave me oral then vaginal sex. I wore a condom all the time. The following is a risk analysis by myself. Please help me, Doc.1. I will skip the foreplay and oral sex, since I wore a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,My risk assessment is very straightforward in this type of situation:Your sexual activity was completely "protected." Assuming the latex Read more »

any risk from foreplay?

Hi Doc,Great response to the Vatican's crazy claims! What are those guys thinking?Anyway, I've looked around on the forum but can't really find the answer to my question. The question is, is there any risk of contracting HIV through...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sense --Good idea! Foreplay without penetration, frottage, "outercourse" dry-docking, or whatever you want to call it, is not a risk for HIV transmission. It's just like a UPS guy who can't deliver a package just by knocking on the door or even... Read more »
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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...effect. In fact, women with a CD4 countabove 250 are warned against starting a regimen with Viramune (nevirapine)because of the risk of dangerous liver problems. Body shape changes: Some studies have found that HIV+ women experiencedifferent... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...chance of infecting others with HIV. The rates of STDs remain high among Hispanics/Latinos. Cultural factors may affect the risk of HIV infection. Some Hispanics/Latinos may avoid seeking testing, counseling, or treatment if infected out of fear... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

... Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people who share syringes are at risk of being infected with HIV. Sharing syringes allows a direct exchange of blood from one person's body into the... Read more »
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HIV semen on vulva?

Posted by yummychocolate, 1 Reply
...some fingering and foreplay and I might have gotten some of his semen on my clitoris or labia minora(inner labia). Is this a risk for getting HIV assuming he has it? If so, high or low? Read more »

I had hiv symptoms for the last two years and still..............

Posted by testednegative
...avoid placements. However the thought of not getting a job also haunted me and i decided to sit in some companies and take the risk. I was in real hell in these days as i was researching in internet abt which companies took hiv test and which did... Read more »

Foreplay with HIV person

Posted by travis, 2 Replies
...Hi. What's the risks of havinf a foreplay with a HIV positive person? By foreplay, I mean no sex, blowjob or cunnilingus. Just mutual masturbation Read more »

Have I Got Hiv/Aids ?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...no cuts or what ever in my mouth at the time or anything like that. but added to all this i read on some web sites about the risks and stuff and saw it was very low risk to catch aids this way i felt releaved but the next day i looked in to it a... Read more »