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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...transmission. In the time before effective treatment for HIV, about one in four babies born to HIV positive mothers was also HIV positive. However, we now know a lot about how to prevent vertical transmission, and with proper care the risk of your child becoming infected with HIV can be less than 2 percent. Experts have written treatment guidelines that outline the best practices to reduce the risk of vertical transmission. These guidelines...
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Risk of a Facial With Acne

Hello Dr,I am a mostly straight man but had an experience with a man yesterday and I got a facial(not the kind you get at Nordstroms lol)..two actually..and I forgot that I had two pimples on my chin. One of them is about healed but has a scab and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and HIV Prevention" expert forum. Please resubmit your question there... Read more »

Risk of Facial With Acne..Resubmitted from Fatigue and Anemia Forum

Hello Dr Bob, I am a mostly straight man but had an experience with a man yesterday and I got a facial(not the kind you get at Nordstroms lol)..two actually..and I forgot that I had two pimples on my chin. One of them is about healed but has a scab...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your "facialist" would have to be "virally enhanced" and get his special "protein plus" product onto the involved area and your pimples would have to be sizable open wounds. However, if you remain concerned, get a single HIV rapid test at the... Read more »

Acne on Backside - Possible Route of Transmission? Pleeeeeeease Answer!

A few days ago, I used a public toilet, and without thinking, I sat down on the seat without first placing toilet paper or a seat protecter down. When I was finished with my "business", I stood up, and noticed a small, reddish brown splotch near the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,You do your "business" in the public toilet? Hmmm, what line of work are you in?So you are wondering if you can contract HIV from a toilet seat? No, my dear, you cannot. This questions has been answered exactly 7,9886,678,564,321 times over... Read more »

indian protected sex ...worried to death

Doctor Bob , I'm worried sick , I'm 26 years old male Indian living in NY , I made 2 big mistakes in my life having sex with 2 prostitutes first time when I was 16 yrs and second time when I was 17 , it happened back in India , bcoz of some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I'll be brief, because I very strongly doubt HIV is your problem. In fact, I'm quite certain it is not.Your HIV risk is minimal at best. Your symptoms are not suggestive of or worrisome for ARS or HIV disease.From what you've told me, your... Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...don't have sex, many senior women aresexually active and some are injection-drug users. Older women can actually beat greater risk for HIV infection then younger women with the same behaviorsbecause they have thinner vaginal walls and other... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

...bleach is in contact with what's being cleaned for at least 2 minutes. This is different from the usual guidelines for killing HIV. The Hepatitis viruses are hardier than HIV, and therefore more difficult to destroy. It has not been proven that... Read more »
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 »
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Transmission Risk?

Posted by grcboy77, 1 Reply
...rubbed a girl of unknown HIV status through her jeans. It felt a little damp. About 5 minutes later I thoughtlessly picked a pimple which bled. What is my HIV risk? Read more »

hiv risks?

Posted by ben7206, 3 Replies
...october, bt dint really wory till february but stopped 5th of may). I used to stck my hand in my back undr my shirt n scratch pimples like 200-800 times a day (no exaggerating). what would b the risk if there was hiv + blood in every one of these... Read more »

HIV from oral sex when u have dry lips (Accutane)?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Im currently on Accutane (very strong acne medication) and ive been on it for about 4 months. Ever since I started using it my lips have been very dry and i sometimes Read more »

acne as transmission route

Posted by Anonymous
...sex/protected oral/protected hand job. Yes I know I sound like the poster boy for safe sex, but the one problem was I had a few pimples on the very base of the penis. During the period of typical ARS I felt my best. I've had no symptoms aside... Read more »