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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
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Help downunder

Hi Doc,You're doing a great job. I can't get to proper testing (cowboy in a remote location downunder)Would you recommend further testing in this case?Risk - Brief unprotected vaginal intercourse (male perspective), suspect female of unknown status...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...G'day Cowboy from Down Under,Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in determining who is and is not HIV infected. Consequently, I wouldn't rely on them. The reason to worry (or test) is HIV-exposure risk. You had unprotected sex Read more »

Mystery Rash

I developed a mystery rash early March. The DR originally thought it was foliculitus(sp?) and treated with a strong antibiotic, no change. Then w/ prednisone no change. It does not get pussy just dry and scaly. My forearms are covered w/ a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...What is your HIV situation and which HIV meds are you taking? Read more »

how can i speed up my death??

i have read all your answers, and i must time you make me feel better, but most of the time i just feel suicidal.i dont want to sound selfish knowing that you are hiv+, and i really admire your positve character and you must give courage to many...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...requesting. I prefer to focus my attention on those with a desire to live.Yes, I do understand your concerns about the inequities of HIV/AIDS care and medications. However, as far as governmental and/or societal HIV stigmatization, that is a... Read more »

Archived many stories, nothing as NIGHTMARISH as this!

Hello Dr. Bob, Like many others, I commend and admire you for your work as you have educated and helped me immensely. One day i plan on helping those similarily in need, whether i'm infected or not. I'm a 3rd yr law student and about to enter the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...performance, perhaps not. OK, on to your questions about your NIGHTMARISH situation . . . .1.Are your symptoms consistent with HIV? No.2.Is there a high probability of your having HIV? No.Actually, I think you identified your real problem when... 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 »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Retrieved July 2003 from www.thebody.com/sfaf/winter02/pn.html Venkat K. and Florian P. (2005). Neurological complications of HIV/AIDS. Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS : Retrieved October 2006from ... Read more »
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Am I infected, pls pls advice

Posted by Cerezo70, 1 Reply
...especially at night. A week after, i also developed rashes on the same part of the body. I becane scared, went and got the 1/2 HIV TEST KIT and tested myself. The results are negative. I have tested myself 4 times in a week and its negative. My... Read more »

Spot

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...my bicep(this time it looked more like a bruise but it wasnt a bruise), and 11 days later on my right elbow, indicative of an hiv rash???i dont know if a rash has to be several small red spots on a single place or if it can be a single spot.... Read more »

Please help me, I am very sick...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...any physical work. I was really very tired. Joint pains has gone after 3 weeks. After that I passed my fist express 10 minutes HIV test. It was negative. On the third week rash has appeared on my arms, but only from my palms to elbows. The rash... Read more »

RE: ADVICE PLEASE!

Posted by elisa101, 2 Replies
...Hi, As, i previously posted, i have a kissed a gal of unknown HIV status and i tasted blood in my mouth.She is working as a karaoke gal. I took an elisa at 21 days and it was negative. However Read more »