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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: $75,000 Available for Local HIV/STD Events

The Chicago Department of Public Health has issued a request for proposals in support of HIV and STD community outreach, with $75,000 in funds available for these purposes this year. Non-profit community-based organizations working in Chicago may... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Stressful or Traumatic Life Events, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Symptoms and HIV Sexual Risk Taking Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

The researchers designed the current study to assess "the presence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in response to stressful or traumatic life events and their impact on HIV risk behaviors and associated psychosocial variables among... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Highlights World AIDS Day Events, Publications, Media Programs

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Highlights World AIDS Day Events, Publications, Media Programs Countries, organizations and media outlets are scheduled to hold events, release publications or air HIV/AIDS-related content to mark World AIDS Day on... Read more »
Ask the Experts

One High Risk Event, Two OraQuicks, Both Negative

Hi!Thanks in advance for any answers I may receive. Short and to the point. About 5-6 months ago I had unprotected sex with a woman I met randomly. A few months later I had two swollen lymph nodes in my neck for quite a while, I experienced...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereIt would depend how soon after your unprotected sex event you took the HIV tests to determine how conclusive the negative results are. Current antibody tests can pick up HIV infection earlier than prior tests and by 90 days practically... Read more »

STD/HIV (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

Yes, my name is Marklyn and after viewing this site & looking around i couldn't seem to find my answer if full so I figure i would write you Dr. Robert. I just wanted to ask a couple questions, 1. Can two people who DON'T have ANY...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Marklyn,Apparently you didn't look very hard! See below for a small sampling of what is in the archives.Dr. Bobcan you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)Jun 2, 2008 me and my partner have been... Read more »

What about STD's? (MUTUAL MASTURBATION, STD RISK)

Dear Dr. Bob:I love you and your forum and am grateful for your truthful and candid answers; your sense of humor is truly wonderful. You should become a regular on Comedy at the Improv ... Anyway, onto my question. I read an article posted here...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello "Question Mark,"The answer depends on how you define mutual masturbation. If you are just burping your own nephew (so to speak) without giving your buddy a "helping hand," then your risk of all STDs is nonexistent. You... Read more »

Testing, which one(s) and how long after event?

Dr. Frascino, thank you for answering my question and as promised I donated. Follow up as I am still a bit paranoid. I had a rapid, oral hiv test at the 19 day mark which came back negative. How much stock should I put into this? I have seen...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Any negative HIV-antibody test can be considered encouraging; however, tests taken prior to the three-month mark are not considered definitive or conclusive. I cannot verify the 75% statistic, but even if it's true missing one in four... Read more »
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Research on Responses to Stressful Life Events

Posted by dtsolomo
Hello,

My name is David Solomon, and I am currently an undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte completing an honors thesis concerning reactions to stressful events. The project is under the supervision of Dr. Arnie... Read more »

Research on Responses to Stressful Life Events

Posted by dtsolomo
Hello,

My name is David Solomon, and I am currently an undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte completing an honors thesis concerning reactions to stressful events. The project is under the supervision of Dr. Arnie... Read more »

unprotected sex and currently on PEP...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hey everyone,

Need some help from people with knowledge of HIV, neg or poz or people who were on PEP.

I made a one time mistake of having unprotected (I inserted my penis vaginally) sex, one time, with a sex worker, status unknown...just 11 days ago.... Read more »

are you currently v

Posted by DeltBrespelty
Hello buddies, how is everybody performing . I hope i'm not heading off topic right here. I also hope i have not posted in wrong section of the discussion board. "HIV Events and Community Happenings" will be the right section to publish. I'm so... Read more »