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Can I Get HIV By Just Sticking The Head In Once

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Kissing After Slapped in the Face with a Hockey Stick (STRANGEST QUESTION EVER????)

Hi Dr. Bob,I think that I may, unfortunately, have one of the strangest questions ever. But first, I would just like to say thanks for all of the great work and support that you provider here. I've been a long time reader of your posts. About a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Worried Skater,Strangest question ever? No, not by a long shot. Just have a look below at Heineken-up-the-Heine Guy, Panty-Sniffing Guy and Miss Hello Kitty Pencil Eraser Gal to mention only a few. (There are many more even stranger ones in the... Read more »

HIV Stick?

Yesterday as I was at the HIV testing clinic (prior to receiving my Orquick HIV 13 week negative... Read more »

African Americans, Women Have Lower Virologic Response Rates in Both Arms of Head-to-Head Antiretroviral Trial

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of a study she presented at the 5th... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead Sciences, Tibotec to Develop Second Once-Daily HIV Treatment

Foster City, Calif.-based Gilead Sciences on Thursday said it has entered into a license and collaboration agreement with Johnson and Johnson subsidiary Tibotec Pharmaceuticals for the development and commercialization of a new once-daily fixed-dose... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead, Bristol-Myers Squibb Develop Once-a-Day Pill for Treating HIV; Study Shows Pill More Effective Than Standard Regimen

Gilead and Bristol-Myers Squibb say they jointly have developed a once-a-day pill for treating HIV that is effective in suppressing HIV viral loads and has few side effects, according to a study published on Thursday in the New England Journal of... Read more »

Once-Weekly and Once-Monthly HIV Meds in the Pipeline: Studies From ICAAC 2012

Two new HIV drugs in development that show promise for less frequent dosing were previewed at ICAAC 2012 in San Francisco. One of the drugs, a fusion inhibitor named albuvirtide, could make once-a-week HIV medication a reality. Results from two... Read more »
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needle stick pep meds

Posted by justagirl72, 3 Replies
Hi, I'm a new nurse (1yr)..on March 17th (not so lucky) I was stuck on my left index finger by an insulin needle while injecting a known HIV+ /HCV drug user pt unknown CD4 or load ct. although he seemed very wasted. I avoided using his abdomen... Read more »

6 week test HIV negative after needle stick from HIV negative patient

Posted by Faith1970, 1 Reply
I pricked my finger after I inserted a 20 gauge IV. The needle did not retract all the way and it pricked my finger through my glove. The patient was tested that day and was negative for HIV, positive for Hep C. I was tested for HIV and Hep C 6... Read more »

once diagnosed how do you stop obsessing and self analyzing

Posted by change33, 1 Reply
Time waiting is the hardest part of it. I haven't fully emotionally crashed as yet, but the reality that I may have affected some one else I care for is killing me more than the thought of myself being possibly being HIV +. My skin, my weight and... Read more »

My specialist's horror story - HIV Needle stick

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I went to see a specialist last night in Melbourne, to check up on the other health issues of mine - due to HIV anxiaty.

He is extremely known doctor, and excelletn specialist and operator, not HIV specialist though.

Anyway, I told him from the... Read more »