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Carrying HIV Meds into US for 2 week vacation

Hi,I am traveling to the US from Asia for a short 2 week vacation in Mar 2011. I already have a US visa that predates my HIV acquisition. I am worried that my medication will be seized by the immigration & custom authorities in the SFO airport when...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"No worries mate!" as they say in Australia. I can assure you everyone has indeed gotten the memo. The ban is now nothing more than a bad memory.Safe travels!Dr. Bob 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 »

Is it true that a mosquito can carry HIV?

You said in one of your previous answers to the QTND that it is possible to contract HIV from a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

83 Percent of Girls in Nigerian Capital Carry Condoms to Prevent HIV/AIDS: Official

...HIV. Osotimehin, chairperson of the National Action Committee Against AIDS, did not give details of the survey. He noted the HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in Nigeria is 4.4 percent among the country's 130 million people. The doctor said government... 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 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Malaysian Health Official Urges Women to Carry Condoms to Prevent HIV Transmission

...Hindu , 6/1). Ahmad also encouraged nongovernmental organizations and the media to become more involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS by spreading awareness and promoting dialogue, the New Straits Times reports. Ahmad added that many... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sexual Activities Other Than Intercourse Carry Risk of HIV, Other STIs, Study Finds

... Sexual activities other than intercourse carry some risk of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, according to a report from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Read more »
Connect With Others

hiv from canned tuna?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i thought i might have seen a little bit of blood in my canned tuna, is there any risk here? Read more »

touching wet blood on floor

Posted by 613, 4 Replies
These blood fears are sickening but here goes: About 6-7 months ago in capoeira class I was doing a hand stand and there was a spot of blood on the floor. I accidentally got one of my fingers in it. I wiped it off on my pants as there was no water.... Read more »

Kissing a Risk for HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... Last night I French kissed a sex worker, stripper actually, several times and now I am scared to death that I may carry HIV home to my wife and kids. Should I tell? Should I test for HIV in 12 weeks. This is all that happened, but I am... Read more »

HIV+ & Chemical Dependancy Treatment in MN

Posted by Carrie, 2 Replies
...of it is that we're wanting something that offers counseling for those who are chemicaly dependant AND are for those who are HIV positive. Does anyone have any links or phone numbers that they can suggest to us? Any thing is appriciated. Thank... Read more »