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Can You Get Aids From A Dollar Bill

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HIV (HIV and HEPATITIS C from SNORTING COCAINE through a rolled-up dollar bill, 2009)

If someone is HIV positive and you share a note while using cocaine can you become infected???...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I've addressed this topic for both HIV and hepatitis C several times previously in this forum. See below.Good luck.Dr. BobDR.please helpMar 25, 2009 Three weeks back I snorted several lines of cocaine with a woman of unknown status(not... Read more »

did a stupid thing (SNORTING COCAINE THROUGH A ROLLED-UP DOLLAR BILL OR STRAW, 2009)

I did a really stupid thing I know...I shared a straw to snort drugs and my nose bled I then use... Read more »

Dry blood on dollar bill used to snort oxycodone?

I have been terrified for my life the last 6 hours about this. Last night i used a rolled up 20... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Louisiana: Condom Distribution May Stop; Bill Would Keep State From Using Federal Dollars to Hand Out Condoms

Without debate, Louisiana's House of Representatives approved on Thursday an amendment to the state's budget that would prohibit the Office of Public Health (OPH) from using federal funds to purchase and distribute condoms. Sponsored by Rep. Gary... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Congress Appropriates Record $2.9 Billion to Fight AIDS, TB, Malaria in FY 2005; Global Fund Dollars Decline

The $2.9 billion to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria that Congress approved earlier this month as part of the fiscal year 2005 omnibus spending package (HR 4818) is the most ever appropriated to fight the diseases worldwide, CQ Weekly ... Read more »
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Action Alert: Demand Congress Use Wasteful Abstinence-Only Dollars for Cost-Saving Medicare Fix!

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Housing Works

An Embarrassing Victory: Exchanging Medicaid Dollars for Food Stamp Money

Congress rips funds from food stamps. The $26 million in state aid granted by the Federal government yesterday is definitely going to help some poor New Yorkers. The shameful part is that Congress has decided to save our states by ripping funds... Read more »
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Blood on a dollar bill

Posted by kimberlysc7, 1 Reply
I was taking money for my job at work this morning, and noticed that one of the bills had a couple small drops of blood on them. Total size a little bigger than a nickel. I also had a small open cut. Am I at risk for infection, I am so worried. Help! Read more »

1 CD4 - Whats the cost in US Dollars??

Posted by Survivor, 8 Replies
Five Days ago, I was dealing with a guest. We were having a pleasant conversation and I was finalizing her "stay", then she Sneezed a big loogy at me without covering her mouth and I literally had to whipe my face!! "Oh I am sorry, I have this... Read more »

GmanBill

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi gman,seeing you have contacts with alot of experts in the hiv field,Could you please ask them what they make of the 6 or 7 of us with all these ongoing symptoms,I know you think its stress,But what really is worrying me is my wife has severe... Read more »

Question for Jackie Blue and Gman Bill

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Dear Jackie and Gman - I have recently been diagnosed HIV+ and am trying to find out as much about the virus as possible. One thing i read that suprised me is that only a small % of the virus is in the blood - most is in other body tissue including... Read more »