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The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

... What Is PEPFAR? Drug Approval 5-Year Goals, Progress and Budgets The Bottom Line What Is PEPFAR? In 2003, the U.S. congress passed a bill to provide money to foreign governments to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. This plan is the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR.) It is the largest commitment by any nation to combat a single disease in history. The total funds under PEPFAR total over $50
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HIV by eating a pubic hair?

I was out eating at a diner and took a bite of my crepe when I felt something odd in my mouth and took it out to only find a pubic hair. Can HIV be passed this way?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I'm really curious how you knew the hair in your crepe was actually a pubic hair! Oh never mind. It really doesn't matter, because even if it were a pubic hear, your HIV risk would be nonexistent. Dr. Bob Read more »

NEVER has been asked; can't find in archives + Generous Donation

Hello, hope you're doing well :)I had a super duper quick question. My friend that is HIV+ baked some cupcakes/cake the other day, I grabbed one and ate it then felt a hair in my mouth. I pulled it out and it looked like a pubic hair. It was on the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Cause for panic? Nope.Are you over-reacting? Yep. Dr. Bob Read more »

I am the Woman you Helped before with a Son -- Please Help Once More

Dr. Bob,Here I am again, I am the woman that told you about my son being OCD along with a few other things. I am now have him in therapy for his HIV fears. Thank You for your advice. It seems to be helping. As I told you before, I do not know how...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and your son had bleeding cuts in his mouth and on his fingers. Period. By the way, how does one distinguish an eyelash from a pubic hair???? One would think they would look somewhat similar, no? Oh, never mind.I'm delighted your son is in... Read more »

Scared girl from torino

Dear Doctorplease i'm 17old scared girl;i had protected sex with a guyof unknow status;i got pubis seborrheic dermatitis (itches ,irrritation and red spot).before intercourse he precum and probably touched my pube!i m so scared to get infected;i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...bit confused about your gender, but certainly not hopeless. Your HIV transmission risk from possibly getting pre-cum on your "pube," which might be mildly irritated, is essentially nonexistent. If you are worried, get HIV tested in three months,... Read more »
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... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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Infection vs anxiety and test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i had a low/medium risk encounter (had proctected sex, but during foreplay my penis touched her pubic hair, and had oral sex unprotected for small time). since then i exprienced tyrhoid inflamattion (difficulty to breath), light abdominal Read more »

white pubic hairs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, recently some of my pubic hairs seem to have a white coating on them. Like, the hair is dead or something. It seems to grow with the follice as well. I've Read more »

pubic lice

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I know the topic here mainly is hiv.. but I would like to know if anyone knows about pubic lice (crabs), how long does it take for you to notice? I had an encounter Read more »

flesh wound transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...superficial). What if vaginal fluid from my finger was washed down to my wrist via a drop of water. The girl also touched her pubic hair and maybe her genital area and touched my wrist a minute or 2 after.altough her hands were wet from water. I... Read more »