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Stopping the Spread of HIV

How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? Treatment as Prevention The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual fluids into your system. You can't get it from mosquito bites, coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool...
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Going to Stop all tests...........May Be getting cure....

Hello Dr. Bob...How r u doing ,Once again i went for HIV CIMA combo and VDRL test after 6 months 13 days after exposure . It came negative again. Now i have decided that i'll not go for any further test of HIV and come back to my day to day...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Maddy.Thanks for your thanks. I agree you should not have any additional HIV testing. As for homeopathy, there is no scientific evidence this type of treatment is effective. I would recommend you stick with dermatologists for treatment of... Read more »

How to stop getting Pimples ?

Please tell me how to get rif of pimples,and how to stop them from getting,what will be the diet for it...how to look healthy and without pimples,why my friends not having,why iam having,they too eat lot of junck food,but they dont have pimples......
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThis is a safe sex and prevention forum. My recommendation for dermatology issues is to go see a dermatologist.Now if you want to learn about HIV:HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen,... Read more »

Stopped in to smoke a cigar and ended up getting mine smoked

Hi Dr. Bob,I am a long time fan of you and this site. Thanks for everything you do. Just made a $100 donation. I stopped in at our local cigar shop near closing time, picked out one of my favorites ended up getting a unprotected BJ from the young...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I hope you realize your post probably just sent hundreds of readers out to their local cigar shops at closing time hoping for a similar experience. Your roulette analogy is a good one in that it emphasizes that each spin of the wheel gives... Read more »

stopping treatment and getting resistant

I have read that certain drugs neparvine for example when stopped could lead to drug resistance as one of the drugs has a longer "life-span" in the body and does not work well by itself. Could you comment on this? Additionally, could you...
Susan Little, M.D.

Response from Susan Little, M.D.

University of California San Diego
Developing drug resistance generally requires two things - detectable viral replication and the presence of suboptimal drug levels in the blood stream. The time that it takes for drug resistance to develop also varies by drug. There are some... Read more »
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what's stopping me from getting tested

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I know that I need to get an HIV test to relieve the worry and stress I've had all summer from lymph node and gastro symtpoms. I've not been able to go through with it because I have a horrid ex-husband that cannot find out. 5 years ago he fought... Read more »

stopping hiv meds

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My doctor yesterday threw me for a loop when he asked me about stopping my meds. I have been HIV+ since 1989 with a viral load of 200 or under and a T cell count of over 1100. These numbers have remained relatively consistent for years. Does anyone... Read more »

my chances of getting HIV...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
ok, heres the situation: back in october I met a guy online for sex. He came over to my house, supplied me with some condoms cause I didn't have any and had me top him. I used the condom and had sex with him but didn't ejaculate in the condom. A few... Read more »

worried of getting stabbed with hiv in my foot

Posted by worried1234, 3 Replies
Hi i am a male from malaysia,i was just hanging around with my friend last week,we were just sitting in a corner playing with our handhelp videogames.suddenly a group of 6 homosexual indian people walked past,they were talking and shouting alll... Read more »