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Adult Industry Hiv Testing

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...AIDS. In contrast, among 2,861 HIV-seronegative participants, only 66 men (2.3 percent) have died (A. Munoz, MACS, personal communication). HIV can be detected in virtually everyone with AIDS. Recently developed sensitive testing methods, including the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and improved culture techniques, have enabled researchers to find HIV in patients with AIDS with few exceptions. HIV has been repeatedly isolated from the...
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HIV/STD risk from body to body massage

Hi Doctor,I recently visited a massage parlor for a body massage. The masseuse applied oil all over my body (except penis) and gave me a hand massage. Later, she gave me a body to body massage. During this time, I feel her vagina might have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...with multiple orgasms, is not a risk for acquiring the virus. By the way, have you ever considered a career in the adult film industry? I'm sure they could use an "upstanding" guy like you!Happy New Year.Dr. Bob Read more »

I'm in the adult video industry?

Hi,We have recently had a few actors come up positive in the industry and I am scared. The clinic that the entire industry uses, gives us the PCR-DNA test. In turn we take this test every 30 days.Is this the best test to use for this type of...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...We are not testing experts in this forum, but we seek to stay current on that issue. The test you are undergoing is an excellent one. The rates Read more »

Please Dr Bob please answer my question

HI Dr Bob,Thank you for your prompt reply it was well needed. Just a follow up and my last question.. Promise..I told my wife what I did and she was upset but knows that I'm a pretty honest person and don't like lying. My guilt shows right through...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...there is a world of difference between a fluffernutter (Looney Tunes wacko) and a fluffer (person in the adult entertainment industry whose job it is to give male porno stars blow jobs in order to get them ready to "perform").Next, despite the... Read more »

risk of exposure to eyes (EYE EXPOSURE) (SEMEN and EYE CONTACT)

I have read two different responses on your boad about the risk of getting semen in your eyes. I did something stupid and was jerking a guy and when he ejaculated, some go in my eyes. I wiped with a tissue and then immediately rinsed with water. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the cause of your sore throat. Hey, if you ever come up for air and find you need gainful employment, I think the adult film industry might be interested in your ahem talent. Stay well. Dr. Bob Is it possible (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS?) Jan... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California State, County Health Officials to Force Mandatory Condom Use in Adult Film Industry After Actors Test HIV-Positive

...movie, also tested positive. About 12 companies have agreed to a 60-day production moratorium until HIV testing is completed, industry experts said ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 4/16). Preliminary test results on Friday showed that another... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fifth Adult Film Actor Tests HIV-Positive, Marking Largest Outbreak in Porn Industry in Six Years

...A fifth pornographic film actor in California has tested HIV-positive, marking the largest HIV outbreak in the adult film industry in six years, according to the Adult Industry Medical Health Care Foundation , Reuters reports. The latest case... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Group to Boost HIV Prevention Measures In Adult Film Industry

... The California-based clinic Adult Industry Medical Healthcare Foundation (AIMHF), which serves the adult film industry, said on Monday it will boost its HIV prevention Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocacy Group Calls for Condom Use in L.A. County Adult Film Industry; County Response to HIV Cases Questioned

...Foundation (AHF) on Thursday called on Los Angeles County health officials to require that condoms be used in the adult film industry or shut down production in light of a recent report that a number of people at the Adult Industry Medical... Read more »
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Stress

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...same as you or i, come back to this forum and tell of the situation. no-one would have any emotion over the fact that someone tested positive, the already poz's would, but not the individuals that insisted for the 3 months of negative would care Read more »

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HIV & Public Health - lets rethink.....

Posted by GamboJim, 2 Replies
...conditions to really fight HIV. Also google "Sharon Mitchell" & "Pcr" - she's the Director of AIM (clinic that caters to Adult Industry) - for her thougts on the ELISA test. I think the Government needs to fight this HIV thing to the... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...regarding HIV and AIDS and HIV prevention. Studies show that anal sex is common throughout the world and in some countries 60% of adults practice anal sex. Women in the United States are reported to be seven times more likely to engage in... Read more »