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Drinking Water Do I Need To Get Tested For AIDS

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Get the Facts
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...eating or preparing pork? No. 2009 H1N1 viruses are not spread by food. You cannot get infected with 2009 HIN1 from eating pork or pork products. Eating properly handled and cooked pork products is safe. Is there a risk from drinking water? Tap water that has been treated by conventional disinfection processes does not likely pose a risk for transmission of influenza viruses. Current drinking water treatment regulations provide a high...
Ask the Experts

Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cryptosporidiosis is in the water. If you hear that the water in your community may have cryptosporidiosis parasites, boil your drinking water for at least 1 minute to kill the parasite, then let the water cool before drinking. You may want to... Read more »

Paranoid Brother

Dr. Frascino:Please forgive me. I know I am a coward. I do not know why I cannot face this situation w/ strength and courage. I donated and emailed you recently and you told me "Relax, Max..." But I can't. I know I need to get tested. Started dating...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...archives and you'll find gazillions of folks so terrified of getting an HIV test that they are literally paralyzed by their fears. HIV/AIDS, because of all the stigma, misinformation, hysteria and discrimination that have been so prevalent since... Read more »

HIV - AIDS Transmission

Hi, my mom is infected by HIV, i help her appllying pain releif ointment on her back bone, i see the blood scratches on her body.. is there any chance that it is transmitted to me. Please help i am in big delima.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cryptosporidiosis is in the water. If you hear that the water in your community may have cryptosporidiosis parasites, boil your drinking water for at least 1 minute to kill the parasite, then let the water cool before drinking. You may want to... 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
...cryptosporidiosis is in the water. If you hear that the water in your community may have cryptosporidiosis parasites, boil your drinking water for at least 1 minute to kill the parasite, then let the water cool before drinking. You may want to... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Drinking Water in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Safe for Infant Formula?

...each household. The median age of the caretakers was 27 years. Forty- nine (41 percent) caretakers had no formal education. Drinking water was typically collected from the municipal system by a family member and was stored in 99 (83 percent) of... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Is drinking water sold in vending machines safe for people with HIV?

...Never share your antibiotics with family and friends. This article has been reprinted at The Body with the permission of AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) . Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN/ PlusNews Examines Efforts to Increase Access to Safe Drinking Water Among HIV-Positive People in Sudan

... IRIN/ PlusNews on Monday examined efforts to increase access to safe drinking water among HIV-positive people living in Sudan. According to IRIN/ PlusNews , people living with HIV are especially vulnerable to Read more »
Project Inform

Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...Cytokines . Prevention It is difficult to avoid contact with MAC bacteria, but there are some ways to reduce the risk. Boil drinking water. MAC bacteria are found in most water systems, hospital water supplies and bottled water. Do not... Read more »
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Acute signs?

Posted by 559guy, 2 Replies
...about 3 weeks. Im constantly itching especially my armpits. and im still having problems with my throat where i need to be drinking water constanly. How long should i wait to be tested again? I understand there are different ways to be tested... Read more »

Muscle Twitches

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...infection? Does peripheral neuropathy ever present itself in this way in HIV recently infected individuals? I plan to get tested in 3 weeks but am freaking out due to the sudden onset of these persistant (been around at least 2 weeks) symptoms!... Read more »

scared in tenn.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...i tested neg. at 13 weeks. but i have been having severe headaches for the past month. could the test been wrong. Read more »

Confusion & Conflict when it comes to HIV and AIDS

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...various studies. Many governments, such as Canada, have created additional funding for infected individuals, to purchase clean drinking water, food, vitamin supplements and complementary therapies. These have enabled assistance and improvement in... Read more »