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Aids Statistics At El Salvador In 2008

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of the United States (US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states
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thank u very much Doc. Bob!!

just wanted to thank you for answering my question ssoooooo sooonnn!!!u sure u did not fall from heaven?'cause you're such an angel!I't great to know hat there are still goog peoleout there looking forward to help you!keep up the good work!best...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Cheetara,You're most welcome!Thanks for your thanks and kind comments. I also appreciate your helping to spread the word about HIV awareness and prevention to your friends.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV and condoms

Hello Dr. Bob! I was curious as to what the risks were of contracting HIV while using a condom. I'm a female who has recently become involved in a sexual relationship with a new boyfriend. He told me he doesn't have any STD's, but I have always been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...barrier method when used correctly.The Catholic Church is shamefully wrong in their condemnation of condoms. For example, in El Salvador the Church helped push through a law requiring condom packages to carry a warning label stating that condoms... Read more »

Third world country thankful guy

Dr. Bob: First of all Thank you for your answer. It made me feel so much better. It's funny, but it was difficult accepting the fact that im HIV negative. Second, To all of you who live in fear of having hiv as I did for almost a yer, get tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...BobThird world country insane guy Apr 16, 2009 Well, Im a 32 year old guy and I had unprotected sex, with a street hooker in El Salvador, 11 months ago. I developed some kind of rash that wont go away on my forehead. My doctor said it was... Read more »

should i get retested?

Hi!i'm a 20 year old girl from El salvador.The situation is this:I gave my ex boyfriend unprotected oral sex, and even though he never ejaculated, he did pre cum. That was my first and last sexual experience. I've never had intercourse or any other...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Little Chetara,Your negative rapid HIV test at 33 weeks is definitive and conclusive. No additional HIV tests are warranted or necessary.I recommend you spend some Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Post Examines How Global Fund Impacts HIV Care, Human Rights in El Salvador

...Post examines how the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria┬áis impacting HIV/AIDS care and human rights in El Salvador. The article profiles Carla, a Salvadorian transvestite who tested positive for HIV in jail and was able to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About 300 New HIV Cases Recorded in El Salvador Following National Testing Day

... Approximately 300 new HIV cases were reported in El Salvador following the country's National HIV Testing Day on June 27, Xinhuanet reports. HIV tests were available at no cost at Salvadoran Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

El Salvador Needs to Take Increased HIV/AIDS Control Efforts, Advocates Say

... Although health officials in El Salvador have launched an HIV testing campaign in the country, some advocates say that the country needs to take increased efforts to Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Non-Governmental Organization Starts Campaign Against AIDS in El Salvador

...The non-governmental organization Alacatl started a campaign on Tuesday to raise public awareness of HIV in El Salvador. Alacatl spokesperson Odir Miranda said that AIDS has led to the death of 6,000 people in the country since 1984, and that... Read more »
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I AM INFECTED BUT, WHY THE TESTS ARE NEGATIVE?

Posted by JER2, 7 Replies
...Excuse me my english, I am from El Salvador, I am very sick, the hiv is killing me but the tests even arent positive conclusive then i am not on med. 18 months ago i had Read more »

Beware people pushing "Aloe Vera" for HIV !

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 3 Replies
...Anybody can post here. And some people are here to try and make money out of us by offering to share with us magical cures for HIV/AIDS. I have just received yet another email from a Peter Dijkstra, in Africa, who says that he is a "Life Skills... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Nuevos Amigo

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Saludos a todos, soy puertorriqueo,HIV+,tengo 34 aos,189 libras y POR AMAR ME INFECTE. Me gustaria conocer personas igual que yo, donde podamos contarnos nuestras experiencias Read more »