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HIV Related or All In My Head?

I've been infected for 7+ years and I'm in my early 30's. I'm not on meds yet, because my numbers have been good. I often worry about every little thing. I'm sure most of my issues are just stress related, but I do wonder whether it is HIV.There...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...What you are going through is not at all unusual. Many people start to worry about little things that, most likely have no significance.It is true that HIV can cause gum disease and it is Read more »

RE :Urine on my head Question..TOO FUNNY :)

Hi Dr Bob, The july 10 question from Max about "Urine being poured on his head" and STI risk factors, made my day and I went to work with a smile on my face. Too Funny. By the way I love your responses to many of these questions. A good...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...being "positive."So if my comments can get someone cackling like a crazed kookaburra, all the better.Keep smiling mate. It makes people wonder what you've been up to!Cheers!Dr. Bob Read more »

Barber's Nick on head. Little Bleeding

Hey Dr. Bob, I received your card and CD for the donation i had made. Thanks. But i never got the answer to my question i had asked. :(I did go and got tested and it came out -ve. thank god.4.5 weeks back i went to my local barber shop and got my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I didn't respond initially as I've addressed many similar concerns over the years in this forum. Have a look in the archives! Your risk of contracting HIV from a barber is so remote it's essentially nonexistent. Yes, they do change blades for... Read more »

Stripper Spit on Head of Penis = HIV Worry

Hi Dr. Bob,First of all, I want to thank you so very much for all that you do for people. You truly are a saint.I know the risk is exteremely low ... but I want to hear (see) any level of reassurance.About two weeks ago, I was messing around with a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello, Worried Guy,You cannot contract HIV form a dry humping stripper, even one who drenches your tallywhacker with gobs of spit, OK? Dr. Bob Read more »
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National AIDS Housing Coalition

More Than Just a Roof Over My Head: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS Around the World

...legacies of colonialism, racism and homophobia on PLWHA often place the most burdens on marginalized immigrant communities, MSM and people of color in terms of accessing affordable housing, secure employment, and adequate prevention and treatment... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

New Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS Among Black Americans 40 and Older Heads to Houston, TX

...raise the most money will join Jackee Harry, Danny Glover and others in a celebrity Bid Whist tournament. "Rates of HIV in persons over 50 years of age are 12 times higher among African Americans than among whites," according to Timothy G.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Christian Science Monitor Profiles Young African Leaders, Including Head of Botswana's National HIV Treatment Program

...can't handle it," Darkoh said, adding, "Major corporations do not get the results they do by hiring weak talent. The right people in the right place at the right time will deliver the right results." Darkoh added that potential donors and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenyan Head Teachers Warned Against Denying AIDS Children to Schools

...in 1984, roughly 1.1 million Kenyans have died of the disease. At least 2.2 million others have HIV, including 15 percent of people ages 15-49. Back to other news for August 21, 2003 Previous Updates  | --> Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
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hit over the head

Posted by sixtwenty3, 4 Replies
...i feel like i've been hit over the head and reeling since being diagnosed as hiv positive. i have spent the better part of two weeks reading everything i can on the Read more »

Can't get it out of my head

Posted by kev2006, 5 Replies
...that I may have Crohns desease and was going to refer me to a consulltant. I was sort of relieved because it looked like a non-HIV problem. However, when I told my wife she said that she'd has loose stools just like me for the same length of... Read more »

HIV may be in your head, not your veins........

Posted by rjasin123, 2 Replies
...From our own experts at thebody.com http://www.thebody.com/sowadsky/worried.html "Many people are fearful that they have HIV, even though they are either at very low risk of infection, or have tested negative for HIV. The Read more »

Oral Sex...please respond!

Posted by vbguy1818, 2 Replies
...never swallowed...no guy has ever cum in my mouth. I have always jacked them off and they cummed on my hand. One time I gave head after I went to the dentist. My guys were open and sore...but like I said no guy has ever cum in my mouth. What... Read more »