Can You Get Hiv From Pedicure

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
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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
...your washer, the purpose being to get the stain out, as there wouldn't be any live virus to "kill!" Regarding caring for an HIV/AIDS patient at home, yes, sheets can be washed (use detergent with bleach) and dried without any risk of... Read more »

You are ONE GNARLY DUDE Dr. Bob. My CREW Loves you - Read ON!!

Dr. Bob, We donated at 11:12 PM PST -- We feel Wonderful!! Thank You for your quick response. I donated on-line with my debit card to your foundation. By the way, My Posse thinks you are absolutely the "Mate of a Mates" as the Aussies say!!! Hey,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cheese grater and had "nicks, cuts, scrapes, dings, and pulled back skin" on the hands, your HIV-acquisition risk from getting a pedicure is nonexistent. If there was a significant HIV risk, pedicures would have become as extinct as dinosaurs by... Read more »

Surfer Dude Back at Ya - One more Time Dr. Bob - Great One !!!

Hey Dr. Bob, Didn't expect to have a re-visit this quick unless I was donating, but something happened to me today that is getting me a little anxious. I went to get the hair cut today. You know what it's like to keep back the wind resistance. So...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...from Dr. FrascinoHey Surfer Dude,Thanks for your thanks, your very kind comments and your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation's mission to provide crucial services to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS worldwide and to... Read more »

You are so Truly Special to All - You are Family Dr. Bob !!

Dr. Bob, You are so EXTREMELY loved by millions and millions around the world. You helped me and you never failed me. You have done the same for so many people. I hope that I can be half the Legacy that you are my special friend. Because of you , I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation's mission to provide crucial services to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS worldwide and to raise awareness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic through advocacy and education. The thanks,... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever... Read more »