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Can Nail Polish Carry Hiv Virus

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nail polish fears laid to rest

I sent you multiple questions, begging and pleading and panicking and acting genrally like a baby. I finally got the courage just to admit my fears to my boyfriend, and very calmly and rationally we talked and I now know that any germs would have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'm delighted you (with the help of your very logical boyfriend) rationally discussed this irrational fear and reached the correct conclusion. Your HIV risk is zero, nulla, nada, nothing, bubkes! No need to apologize; you are only one of... Read more »

Can scabies mite carry hiv and make infection ?

Dear Doctor...Thanks for your time.Some 3 months back I met with a sex worker in INDIA/Bangalore.I... Read more »

NAIL SALON FAN! i love you pls answer

Hi Dr. Bob,You are such an amazing human being! Really, your website is where i come too if i ever... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thailand: Thousands of Civil Servants Carry AIDS Virus

Thailand's campaign to reduce new HIV infections among young people has been showcased during World AIDS Day events in the country this week. "Most new infections are detected among people aged between 19 and 29," said Dr. Somyot Kittimunkong,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bangladesh: Seven Percent of Injection Drug Users in Dhaka Carry AIDS Virus

According to a new report cosponsored by the National AIDS and STD Program, more than 7 percent of injection drug users in the capital city, Dhaka, have tested positive for HIV, along with nearly 5 percent of IDUs elsewhere in Bangladesh. The survey... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Some Sex Workers in Kenya Might Carry Gene That Protects Them From HIV, Study Finds

Some commercial sex workers in Kenya who apparently are immune to HIV might be carrying a gene that protects them from contracting the virus, according to a study presented last week at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto, the ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Testing the Fathers: Carrying Out HIV and STI Tests on Partners of Pregnant Women

In the current study, the authors present results from a pilot initiative to offer sexual health and HIV screening to the male partners of women undergoing antenatal ultrasound examination at Homerton Hospital in London. The team noted that while... Read more »
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Risk of HIV infection from nail salon?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

I've frequented the same nail salon from summer of 2002 until winter of 2005. It's somewhat clean, with the pedicure tubs being washed after each use, but they don't regularly sterilize the clippers or electrical buffer/filer cylinders after each... Read more »

Darkened nails

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Greetings,

I have been living with HIV/medication for the last 18 months. When I was diagnosed, my TC count was 97 and my viral load was over 500,000. With a regiment of Sustiva and Trizivir, my numbers have drastically turned around. Now my viral... Read more »

Insertive fellatio, is this Anxiety, HIV or another virus?

Posted by Standinthefire, 1 Reply
Hi. I got an unprotected blow job from a white girl 5 weeks ago (August 4). I had one small closed sore on the head of my penis about the size of a grain of sand. I don't know what it is. The girl had at least one missing tooth (classy, I know).... Read more »

I got Carried away?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hey friends,
I need some serious advice.
I was drunk last night and i went with a girl whom i knew since last year but then i was away for my studies to London and came back lack month and called this girl whom i met last year through soem of my... Read more »