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Dominican Republic Treatment And Care For Hiv

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Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum,
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Worried and Panicked!

First of all let me start my commending Dr.Bob for the excellent advice and opinions that he provides. I have been diligently going through each one of his posts and applaud him for his earnestness, humor and perspective that he brings to each...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thanks for your kind comments.The HIV-acquisition risk for a three-second kiss with a Dominican Republic sex worker is nonexistent. HIV testing is not warranted medically. However, if my reassurance is not sufficient for you to shake Read more »

HIV, Orally? Im so scared

Hello, I just returned from the Dominican Republic. One night down there a buddy and I each got a prostitute. Im aware how dumb this is. She was gorgeous, my judgment was off. Anyway, She kissed me a little bit, no tongue. We had protected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Take a read through the archives of this forum. I've answered at least a gazillion posts nearly exactly like yours.Your HIV-acquisition risk is very low. Kissing Read more »

its scaring the poop out of me literary

HEy Doc great work I love the way you handle the questions and it seems your answers are the real deal. Well this is my situation around 100 days ago I was the insertive partner of oral sex from a csw in the Dominican republic when I got back to the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...was wrong to empirically treat you with doxy, cipro and "two different shots for 'gohhnariah' and syphilis"!A negative rapid HIV test day 97 is considered definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. Insertive oral sex carries only a very... Read more »

I screw up this time...

Before I tell my long story, first I want to say HI!!! and Second OBAMA ROCKS!!!! Ok, so here it goes... about a year ago I had a riskless encounter with a travesti in which the travesti bited during oral sex and bllod came out... well the good news...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."symptoms," they are notoriously unreliable in determining who is and is not infected. So . . . don't rely on them!Finally, if Dominican Republic condoms are so flimsy that you are popping through three out of four, you should buy a more... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of HIV-Positive Haitian Immigrants in Dominican Republic Increasing, Officials Say

... An increasing number of Haitian immigrants in the northern part of the Dominican Republic are testing positive for HIV, Ministry of Health officials said recently, EFE News Service reports. Pedro Vargas, head of Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Commercial Sex Workers in Dominican Republic Participate in HIV Vaccine Trials

...company Merck is conducting Phase II clinical trials of its experimental HIV vaccine among 175 commercial sex workers in the Dominican Republic, the AP/Long Island Newsday reports. According to the AP/ Newsday , the sex workers will... 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 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Caribbean AIDS Conference to Be Held in Dominican Republic in March 2004

...Research on Saturday announced plans to hold a three-day conference on AIDS in the Caribbean in March 2004 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, the BBC/Caribbean Media Corporation reports. The conference, titled "A Multicultural Caribbean... Read more »
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Sero-discordant couples around the world

Posted by magneticmama, 2 Replies
...going through the same thing. The countries I'll be visiting are THailand, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Dominican Republic, Mexico, and then I'll be spending 6 weeks in the US and Canada. All I really want to do is chat,... Read more »

it looks like HIV finally got me

Posted by uglyduck, 4 Replies
...is a negative at 28 days.. today is the 34th.. I will take an ELIZA today... My exposure: Went to a massage parlor in the dominican republic, 3 out 4 condoms broke during vaginal sex and had to sores due to masturbation -not bleeding- but... Read more »

Unlucky Part II (A year Later)

Posted by uglyduck, 4 Replies
... Here it goes: Roughly like a 3 weeks ago (i think.. i dont even remember that well).. I went to a massage parlor in the dominican republic, and well I had sex with one of the girls in there (lots and lots of sex)... well I had one big... Read more »

So worried about groin pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...So my stupid ass had sex with two prositutes in the Dominican Republic a few weeks ago. I know that the HIV rate there is extremely high, so I am very worried that one or both of the women may have Read more »