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Black Foreskin And Hiv

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...locally, so anyone who has further concerns about the procedures in an establishment should call the local department of public health. Risk Assessment: Sample Scenarios Transmission questions can often not be answered in a black-or-white fashion, (i.e. "this is always risky, that is never risky"). The answer will usually involve the following questions, going back to the conditions necessary for HIV transmission to occur: What...
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foreskin (CIRCUMCISION)

I often hear conflicting reports on the risk of having foreskin. I've heard that foreskin harbors HIV, I've also heard it prevents HIV. My Personal opinion is if having forskin is such a huge risk, why do males who have Hiv/AIDS tend to be mostly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...accounted for an estimated 84% of all HIV/AIDS cases diagnosed in U.S. areas with confidential name-based HIV infection reporting. Blacks accounted for 49% of cases and Hispanics for 18%. Infection rates for both groups were several-fold higher... Read more »

Iron deficiency and HIV

Dear Dr. BOB, I wrote to you earlier (2months ago) concerning my HIV exposure (Oral sex, frottage+ precum + fingering) (Im the Middle East guy if you remember me), I got tested negative for HIV (by ELISA) and other STDs after 2 months of my last...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi British HIV Trust Telephone Advisors, I receive a number of questions on a nearly continual basis asking for an absolute black-and-white answer to this perennially confusing and often anxiety-provoking question. Unfortunately, like many things... Read more »

hiv risk and valtrex

hi dr. bob hope everything is well.I know that you must get questions like this all the time but your advice would be greatly appreciated for peace of mind.1.is the hiv window period 3-6 months or could it be all the way up to 1 year seeing that so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FrascinoHi British HIV Trust Telephone Advisors,I receive a number of questions on a nearly continual basis asking for an absolute black-and-white answer to this perennially confusing and often anxiety-provoking question. Unfortunately, like many... Read more »

Dr. Bob, should I test again?

Hi Dr BOB, I made a donation and asked a coule of long questions and after re-reading my post realized why you migh not have answered my question.So I wanted to ask in this manner:Im a straight male, non drug user and the last time I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FrascinoHi British HIV Trust Telephone Advisors,I receive a number of questions on a nearly continual basis asking for an absolute black-and-white answer to this perennially confusing and often anxiety-provoking question. Unfortunately, like many... Read more »
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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever had. I kind of want to say... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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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 »

Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
...Manager, Health Programs will execute a multi-pronged strategy with the goal of identifying the most effective road map for Black church leaders based on the frontline experiences of NAACP faith leaders to reverse the devastating impact HIV is... Read more »

Cuts and leisions

Posted by chelseaman42, 1 Reply
...intercourse was protected but the condom was discarded halfway through. A few hours after intercourse I noticed a small bruise on my foreskin and using a magnifying glass I also noticed a small red area in the middle of the bruise. I can`t tell... Read more »

Blacks and Hiv

Posted by paula5122, 1 Reply
...How do black hiv american recieve support? Are you connected with other black hiv people in your community? How can I find support in the Read more »