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Dating Advice For Hiv Positive Black Men

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...both the consumer and provider communities need to be educated. It is critical that MSM talk to their medical providers about their sexual orientation, HIV status and sexual practices. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found that nearly 40% of MSM do not come out to their provider. 8 Those who are open about their sexual orientation often do not know enough about anal cancer to request a screening. The gay...
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how long hiv+??

can you help me estimating how long my partner has been living with HIV. He was been diognised hiv+, am negative together with my children 4 yrs, and 11 mth. the bad thing is that the cd4 is 8 and started taking med (but he still has energy and he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below). But even with PrEP, you will still need to use latex condoms for all penetrative sex going forward.Good luck.Dr. BobStatement by Project InformA study showing that a daily pill reduces HIV risk in gay men is reason for great hope. US... Read more »

Everything pointing to HIV #2

Dr. Bob,Im not just experiencing neck discomfort. The discomfort is also happening around my ears, collarbone area, head, and shoulders constantly. Im having a hard time believing its just anxiety. I have had anxiety before and never felt this way....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...consistent with chronic anxiety.I'm not a fan of chiropractor care. Most are not trained to evaluate lymphadenopathy. My assessment and advice remain unchanged from your initial two posts. See below. No matter how many times you ask, my opinion... Read more »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some time ago,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...However, do you really think they would tell you (or anyone) if their viral load shot up and suddenly they had to switch regimens? Probably not, or at least they'd be much less likely to broadcast such news. Perhaps that's why you haven't heard... Read more »

SARAH PALIN and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Republican National Convention 14 times! Yep, 14 times nearly word for word, even though the speech contains misleading statements and downright lies. Her "thanks, but not thanks" to the famed Bridge to Nowhere has been shown to be a complete... Read more »
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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...adjusting to life with HIV isn't the physical issues -- it's the emotional ones. In parts of the world where effective HIV treatment is readily available, HIV is now considered a chronic disease, much like diabetes. But unlike diabetes, there's... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...andtrichomoniasis Genital herpes Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and menstruation, many HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...important that they know so they can decide to get tested and, if they test positive, get the health care they need. The Department of Health can tell people you might have exposed, without using your name. Employers You may want to tell your... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

... Table of Contents Normal Feelings Get Help and Support It's Better to Know HIV and Women Make a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news in the world. Read more »
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Need dating advice

Posted by ComeAlive, 2 Replies
...This is the first time I have participated in any type of forum about HIV. I've been pretty secretive about it, only telling a few select friends that I knew I could trust and I've only told one family Read more »

Dating Advice please!!!!

Posted by Dreamer76, 2 Replies
Hey Guys, I`m looking for some advice here. i`ve been poz for 1 year and have n`t really had a relationship since. Recently , i `ve had my on eye on this eye where i go to the gym!!! He works as a receptionist in the hotel and i pass by him... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men

Posted by TheBody
...info, first-person stories, expert tips and podcasts on issues of importance to gay and bisexual men, same-gender loving men and men who have sex with men (MSM). Read more »

Dating an HIV positive man

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm sorry to ramble on like this but I want to consider this. We have always this incredible communication and I do love this man. We kissed after he told me and we talked A LOT. And we've kissed plenty more since then (I knew enough to know... Read more »