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Do People Catch HIV From Touching Hemorrhoid

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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...with HIV for many years; older HIV-infected people who are just learning their HIV status; and older people newly infected with HIV. About half of the older people with AIDS have been infected for one year or less. The rates of HIV/AIDS among older people are 12 times higher for African-Americans and 5 times higher for Hispanics compared with whites. Many people don't consider age 50 to be "old." However, age 50 is being used more often to...
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hiv and piles

Is there a relation between HiV and Piles or when positive is there a high risk of getting piles
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV infection doesn't generally directly cause hemorrhoids (swollen veins around anus) but related conditions such as chronic constipation, Read more »

Death (HIV/AIDS A CHRONIC, NOT ALWAYS SO MANAGEABLE, CONDITION, 2010) ( HIV AND ACCELERATED AGING, 2010)

I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra, truvada, instentra) I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Pillboy,Morbidity means illness. Mortality refers to pushing up daisies.Your friend is woefully misinformed. HIV/AIDS is a slowly progressive disease that does not have a cure. That makes it a terminal (fatal) condition. Yes, we have made... Read more »

Stumped Sex-Ed Teacher that cannot find the answer in yuour archives. Uggggggh

Dr Bob, I am a Sex-Ed teacher and a student actually asked me a question I could not answer correctly.Here was the question this boy asked me. He was using the urinal at school and was doing his business. (# 1). He said after he was finished, before...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...porta-potty, you aren't at risk for contracting the virus there, OK? (See below.)Thanks for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).Be well. Stop worrying!Dr. BobArchive was faster (BACKSPLASH, TOILET... Read more »

can hiv pass through irritated skin from shaving?

I asked you this question twice in the past week and still have yet to receive an answer. What kind of doctor are you? Judging by people's responses, I guess I have to give you a "donation" before you even consider answering my question. Typical...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and efforts here are voluntary.2. I do run a foundation that provides crucial service to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS. We've raised about 1.5 million to date. 3. Donations to my foundation are certainly not required to get a... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...therapy is usually continued as well, unless IRIS becomes life-threatening. To reduce the inflammation, you may be prescribed NSAIDs and/or corticosteroids. More research is currently looking at this issue. Starting HIV therapy while an active... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she pulled out a Condom from her hand bag and tried to... Read more »

Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
...the roll. When I got home, the fear was gradually getting controlled over me. I have been worried over the risk of catching HIV from using that toilet paper. I am afraid that someone who used the roll before me may have pour infected blood... Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...Kind Regards Jackie Dear Friends, HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS' Please fill in the online survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=316232097583 Or complete the survey in... Read more »

Panic

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...that there is a chance of becoming severely ill or dying before reaching the mean age but we cope with that very well why is HIV so different? My main problem is avoiding sleeping with my fiance (exposure occurred on stag night) Only a tiny... Read more »