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Doctors And Hiv Infection

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racist doctor infected me with HIV

Hi Dr! Hope this finds you in the pink of health!I live in Birmingham in the UK. I went to the doctor to do a HIV test which was negative after 3 months. But then I was told by some of my doctor-friends that the doctor I went to was in fact racist...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Rajeev,"Do I have a genuine cause to be concerned and so repeat my HIV test again after 3 months?" Nope! You do not! "Or am I simply a fluffernutter and paranoid for no reason?" BINGO!I would recommend you try counseling (psychotherapy) to... Read more »

re: racist doctor infected me with HIV

Thanks Doc for giving me a peace of mind. But I worry you could be wrong. Its been 21 days since my... Read more »

Doctor said Regular Blood Tests would show Signs of HIV Infection

Hello Dr.I wanted to tell you what an amazing job you do. You are such a good person who deserves... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Doctor: HIV Infections Will Never Be Traced to VA

The Veterans Affairs chief patient safety officer said Friday that it is unlikely former patients will "ever know" whether they were infected with HIV or hepatitis due to improperly sanitized endoscopy equipment. Dr. Jim Bagian said the patients... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Urgent Need to Reach HIV-Infected Children -- Doctors

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a policy statement today saying there is a "critical and urgent need for provision of antiretroviral therapy to HIV-infected children globally." An easy-to-administer combination pill could cut AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Russia Has 351,000 HIV-Infected: Chief Sanitary Doctor

... Today at the European and Central Asian HIV/AIDS conference in Moscow, Russia's chief sanitary doctor said the country has 351,000 official HIV cases. "The current rate is 200 cases per 100,000" people, said Gennady Onishchenko, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chicago Tribune Profiles U.S. Physician Working With Women Infected With HIV Through Rape During 1994 Rwandan Genocide

...the "genocide continues, murder on the installment plan," according to the Tribune. Cohen and a group of U.S. and Rwandan doctors, nurses and mental health experts formed a group called WE-ACTx -- which stands for Women's Equity in Access to... Read more »
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HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...was about one month after I think I could have been infected, but my lymphocytes were down). Anyway, what is the story for Doctors who are HIV positive? I saw a news article in the newspaper which said that recent patients of a HIV positive... Read more »

Scared might be infected with HIV.

Posted by midwesternguy63, 3 Replies
I'm really scared that I might be HIV positive. I was sleeping with someone that was very promiscuous. We usually had low risk sexual activites, but a couple of times we did things we shouldn't have. The reason I'm worried is because my liver... Read more »

seroneg. hiv-infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a question for the experts with a lot of experience in hiv. I know, the most infected people would have a pos. elisa after 13 weeks. Some rare people need a longer time. My question is, you know about people with a neg. elisa at 12 months,but... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Exploring: NIAID, NIH, U.S. DHHS March 2005 HIV Infection and AIDS: An Overview INTRODUCTION AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) was first reported in the United States in 1981 Read more »