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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dominican Republic Group Focuses on HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care, Treatment

In this RH Reality Check blog post, Mandy Van Deven, online administrator for International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region (IPPF/WHR), discusses how PROFAMILIA-Dominican Republic, an IPPF/WHR member association, "has... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Former President Clinton Visits Dominican Republic as Part of Tour of Foundation-Funded HIV/AIDS Projects

Former President Clinton on Tuesday visited a hospital in the Dominican Republic that provides treatment to HIV-positive children as part of an eight-day global tour of projects funded by the Clinton Foundation , the AP/ Houston Chronicle reports.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Risk Behavior Among HIV-Positive Patients at an Urban Clinic in Santiago, Dominican Republic

In the Dominican Republic, more than 1 percent of adults are HIV-infected; most transmissions of the virus occur sexually. The current study examines risk behaviors in a group of HIV-positive individuals receiving treatment in Santiago. The... Read more »
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saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Saliva is not considered to be an HIV transmission risk unless it contains visible blood. See below.Dr. BobDr. Bob, very worried. Saliva came in touch with open wound,Nov 14, 2007 Dr. Bob, An escort was licking my face, later i realised that i... Read more »

revolutionizing hiv treatment and care- lost in Mid-michgian

Dr. Bob, Best of health to you sir! Being part of the poz community i keep looking each day doing google searches and reading reports on new hiv drugs, hopes, and discoveries but i have yet to see something- some type of treatment that says...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Lost in Mid-Michigan,See below.Dr. Bobis hiv a death sentence Jul 23, 2008 Dr. Bob, Im sure many readers have this question: there seems to be a debate whether hiv is a death sentence in 2008 or whether it is possible for one who gets infected... Read more »

DOES size matter??? CDC FACT SHEET -- EFFECT OF ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY ON THE RISK OF SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HIV AND SUPERINFECTION, 2009)

I'm a gay male form Vermont, 54, have been pos 22 years and finally, after all of the myriad meds, highs and lows and being brought back from the abyss in the mid 90's, have tested undetectable during the past year. It feels good. And...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,There is no question that being on effective combination antiretroviral therapy that drives HIV plasma viral load to undetectable levels significantly decreases the risk of HIV transmission. However, and this is a very big however, it does not... Read more »

Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We don't use the term "Full Blown AIDS" anymore, because in reality there is no such thing as "Partially Blown AIDS." I'm delighted you are caring for your brother in his time of need. I wish all AIDS patients had... Read more »
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Facts. Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
How Do I Know If I Have HIV?


The only way to know for sure if you have HIV is to get an HIV test.

If you are at risk of HIV, you should have an HIV test every six months. You should also reduce your risk (see the section on Prevention).

Soon after... Read more »

What are the positive facts?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
It seems that this forum has mostly been used to laugh about all the ignorance out there...but I got a more serious/denial related question.
I have been reading all this information about how innaccurate the HIV antibody testing can be...ie lot's of... Read more »

Hard Fact Information

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
So, I was referred to Dr. Gallants forum and then this comes to my mind: What if someone has sex with another one, using condoms and all and then that person when is removing the condom or inadvertely just get some vaginal fluids or blood in... Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
Key facts about HIV/AIDS
Reuters NewMedia - August 10, 2006
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The world's largest international AIDS conference opens in Toronto, on Sunday, 25 years after the epidemic... Read more »