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Can An Hiv Positive Person Take Botox

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BOTOX NiGHTMARE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hi Dr. Frascino,I have donated again- thank you for keeping us all sane (well, sort of!)My plastic surgeon who usually administers my Botox was away so I went to someone else. With my OCD, it propbably was not a great idea. At any rate, I uaually...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi P,Are you being neurotic? Yep! Absofrickenlutely. Needles are not reused. Your OCD is OOC (out of control). However, I must say your wrinkle-free forehead looks fabulous!Relax. All is well, including you.Dr. Bob Read more »

Can a person with HIV get plastic surgery?

Hello, I am 27 years old and in serious need of a nose job. I am afraid to go into a PS office... Read more »

botox safe for poz people- have you ever got botox?

Hi Dr. Bob,Aussie poz here and wondering if i can get botox to cure the lines on my forehead. ... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

Q&A: Dr. Joseph Gathe, HIV-Treatment Specialist

...inadequate infrastructure exists nationwide to deal with the newly diagnosed. Joseph C. Gathe Jr., M.D. , who has been treating HIV/AIDS in Black people since the early days of the pandemic and is one of only a few HIV specialists in Houston,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...Are the Issues? General Guidelines Special Situations Getting Help What Are the Issues? When you test positive for HIV, it can be difficult to know who to tell about it, and how to tell them. Telling others can be good because: ... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...stigma. Don't settle for, "You're lucky, this is the best time to get diagnosed" or "You should have known better." There are many AIDS service organizations (ASOs) that offer support and information to HIV-positive people. You will be able to... Read more »
The Well Project

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 »
Connect With Others

I met an HIV Positive person for the first time

Posted by Barbdoll, 1 Reply
...Hello again, On Saturday I travelled to meet an HIV Positive friend. It was my first time. At first i was nervous didn't know what to expect. I really didn't want to go there to Read more »

working with hiv positive person

Posted by work35, 1 Reply
...Hello.. I hope this is not an ignorant question but here goes.. two part question.. Part one.. I just found out my co-worker is hiv positive.. he is healthy thank god.. and i really like him but I admit I am VERY uncomfortable at work.. we both... Read more »

Taking charge of your life

Posted by Anonymous, 16 Replies
...having some beautiful babies with this man i love and to make them proud. Now i am not sure what to do with myself. I hear that hiv is not a death sentence, some will even go as far to say i will probally die of something else if i grad the... Read more »

Superficial Question

Posted by Anonymous
...I realize taht many will feel this question is ridiculous and superficial but, the way I look at is, just because I am hiv+ doesn't mean I have to stop caring about my looks. So teh question is, does anyone know if there are any special... Read more »