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Can You Make You Hiv Worse By Having More Sex

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Policies for HIV Prevention Among Commercial Sex Workers "Taking a Turn for the Worse," Editorial States

Recent "loud arguments" over HIV/AIDS treatment policies -- such as the safety of generic medications and their cost in developing nations -- "obscure the fact that slowing the spread of the disease is at least as important" as providing treatment,... Read more »

Race Troubles: Why Do African-Americans With HIV Fare Worse?

Since I began working as an HIV treatment educator in New York City, I've seen the faces of those I served change. As those faces grew to include primarily African-Americans and Latinos, I found myself both inspired and moved by my clients. As a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Not Surprising" That HIV/AIDS in U.S. Is "Worse Than Officials Had Expected," Opinion Piece Says

The HIV/AIDS epidemic in the U.S. "from the beginning" has been "wrongly filtered through shifting public and political views that tried to focus blame or susceptibility on populations of people defined by social and demographic factors," physician... Read more »
Ask the Experts


Dear Doctor, Could you please inform regarding XMRV?As I understand it is a virus that kills CD4 as HIV and will kill you if not treated.. Correct?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Here's the latest on XMRV. See informationa and link below. Dr. Bob<a href="">Dr Bob Greetings, i have tested positive for XMRV Jan 12, 2011</a>2 Studies Examine... Read more »

will Poppers make my hiv disease worse?

Dear Bob:Before anything I want to congratulate you because this site is becoming better and better everyday. I've been recomended to everyone who is and who is not POZ, all of them have had a lot of information from this site.. I speak spanish...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your kind words. Regarding poppers, there really isn't any new information, so I'll just repost one of my answers form the archives that addresses your concerns.Stay well.Dr. BobPoppers and Meds Jul 1, 2005 Is it OK to use... Read more »

a little information worse than none?

Hello once again Dr Bob:Thank you for answering my questions ("not another hypothetical risk question"). I thought I may add an additional comment regarding (mis)information about hiv/aids. My boyfriend had always practised safe sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Martin,"Equating exposure with transmission" is a common misconception that can lead to irrational HIV fears and, in your boyfriend's case, behavior that can ultimately be destructive. It highlights once again the failures of... Read more »

does jacking off cause acne or make it worse (MASTURBATION)

i hear people say that jacking off cause pimples and or makes it worse is this true...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Congratulations. By asking this question again, you have now moved it into the category of QTND (Questions That Never Die). See below.Dr. Bobmasturbation cause acneResponse from Dr. Frascino Hello, Your friends told you what??? Hmmm . . . .... Read more »
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Athlete's foot getting worse due to hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've had athletes foot ever since I've been young. My feet always crack and peel. If you were infected with hiv after 13 weeks would it cause your foot problem to get worse? I am noticing more peeling lately. Read more »

Vision Getting Worse

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex twice with a guy of unknown status (I'm a female). This happened almost 5 years ago and I have been putting testing off for a very long time. I tried to test right after it happened but I didn't know you had to wait six months... Read more »

The problem is worse!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have developed a fever now! I is 9 days post possible exposure. Major neck pain, sore throat, swollen glands - Too man coincidence's together to not be HIV. I never get sick. I tempted fate too many times and now I have gotten what I deserve.

I... Read more »

It's getting worse:

Posted by coby, 8 Replies
Well for the past three days I feel liking I'm fighting thrush in my mouth. I have it coming from the back of my tongue and can wipe ot off and it comes back, my tongue is also hairy looking. I also feel like I'm fighting PID again which is another... Read more »