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Tuberculosis

...liver damage, and Myambutol can cause vision problems. It is important not to drink alcohol while taking isoniazid, otherwise you can badly damage your liver. Pregnant women should not take streptomycin because it can cause deafness in their babies. There is not enough research yet to know whether pyrazinamide is safe during pregnancy. Some TB drugs can interact with HIV drugs. Rifampin, for example, can interfere with protease inhibitors...
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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,See below.Dr. BobHow to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding) May 15, 2009If a HIV - woman Read more »

Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...may be pregnant because a pregnant woman infected with CMV can also infect her unborn child. CMV causes birth defects such as deafness. Remember, to protect yourself and the person with AIDS from these diseases and others, be sure to wash your... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,And here we go again! You're wondering if two people who are HIV/STD negative can give each other an STD or HIV just because they have unprotected anal sex. That is a QTND with an ATNC. (See Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...QTND (Question That Never Dies) and has a common sense ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). See below.Dr. Bobgay anal sex with two hiv negativesJun 2, 2008 dr bob, i am really worried because my gay friend and i had gay sex and anal! is there any... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya: Shocking Revelations on HIV/AIDS and Deaf Children

...Deaf children in Kenya are lacking access to information regarding HIV/AIDS. The Kenya Society for Deaf Children (KSDC) says there are no trained personnel in the country to sensitize deaf persons Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Gay, Deaf and Missing the Message; Deaf People Are Affected by HIV/AIDS at Higher Rates Than the Hearing

...of risky sex and intravenous drug use. Statistics are limited, but some activists estimate that deaf people are affected by HIV/AIDS at rates two to 10 times higher than the hearing public. U.S. Department of Health statistics suggest that one in... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

HIV/AIDS in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

...impaired -- approximately 10 percent of the U.S. population. Worldwide, about 70 million individuals have a hearing problem. Deafness is a hearing loss that precludes the learning of language through hearing. 1 Hard of Hearing ... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing and HIV/AIDS

...exists is a crucial first step toward educating the Nation about the needs of the deaf and hard of hearing who are living with HIV disease. Surveillance Between 8,000 and 40,000 deaf and hard of hearing individuals are living with HIV disease... Read more »
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Study on HIV/AIDS in the Deaf Communit

Posted by Anonymous
...a hearing student at the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University. For my Master thesis I am doing interviews with HIV positive Deaf adults to learn about their experience with this disease. The interviews can be conducted by TTY or... 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 »

Dont let HIV Fear Steal the Day

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...ruin today but it is the only thing that makes sense intellectually that isnt some hollow platitude falling on deaf ears. HIV/AID is like any other disease friends. It steals our comfort from the safe assumption of many tommorows. The last... Read more »

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
...i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months Read more »