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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...supporting and loving environment so that your children will feel comfortable asking questions. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention. (2003). Fact Sheet: HIV and its transmission: Retrieved March 2003. Heft, L., et. al. (1997). Fact Sheet: How do parents and children talk about HIV? Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, AIDS Research Institute, University...
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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 beyond...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...use latex or polyurethane condoms for all penetrative sex. Just to prove I'm not "quacking," I'll post below the CDC's recent fact sheet on the effect of antiretroviral therapy on risk of sexual transmission of HIV infection and superinfection... Read more »

stats, pls explain more

Hey doc I'm a former worried well who recovered when you ignored my last question (which is a QTND)for my question I'm puzzled by the 10 is to 10,000 per episode risk of contracting HIV for unprotected vaginal sex with a confirmed positive. Isn't...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of this forum for more specific information on any of these specific activities. Love you, too, Mikey. Dr. Bob AIDS INFONET FACT SHEET 151 Safer Sex Guidelines August 18, 2005 How Does HIV Spread During Sex? Unsafe Activities Safer Activities... Read more »

I need a "PEP" talk

Dr. Bob,I feel very uninformed on the use of PEP...Can you purchase this pre-exposure and carry with you in case of exposure?Do you need a prescription or purchase off the shelf?Is there a % of how effective it is if used within 72 hours?Thanks for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...January 2001, the Centers for Disease Control warned against using nevirapine for PEP because of the risk of liver damage. See Fact Sheet 431 for more information on nevirapine. The CDC has updated its PEP recommendations in September of 2005.... Read more »

My doc told me that on treatment transmission risk is extremely low. Is he correct? (TRANSMISSION RISK WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD, 2009)

It is quite difficult to find specific answers and I was only able to find a study from Switzerland which seems very encouraging. I asked my doctor about the risks of transmission during effective HAART and he said that the risk is not zero but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...recommended, even if someone has an undetectable viral load. (See below.)Be well. Be safe. Stay well.Dr. BobDOES size matter??? CDC FACT SHEET -- EFFECT OF ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY ON THE RISK OF SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HIV AND SUPERINFECTION, 2009)... Read more »
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American Association for World Health

Fact Sheet: Talking to Youth About HIV/AIDS

... Costa Rican Youth. Photo: Armando Waak, PAHO Young people need information, skills, and support to protect themselves from HIV. Positive communication Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fact Sheets on HIV During Pregnancy; HIV/AIDS Web Site for Teens; AIDS Alliance Awards Senators; JAMA Article on Nonoccupational PEP

... " HIV During Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery, and After Birth ," AIDS info : The series of five fact sheets describe steps an HIV-positive pregnant woman can take to preserve her health and to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fact Sheet: CDC's Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health Care Settings

... An estimated one-fourth of the roughly one million Americans believed to be living with HIV remain unaware of their infection. New approaches are urgently needed to reach these individuals with information on their HIV Read more »
AIDSinfo

Recommended HIV Treatment Regimens

... Terms Used in This Fact Sheet Antiretroviral: a medication that interferes with replication of retroviruses. HIV is a retrovirus. Atripla: three anti-HIV Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
...which makes up the bulk of the world's infections. Related Links More on HIV's origins Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2 A fact sheet from the Centers for Disease Control. Surgeon General's report released Surgeon General C. Everett... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... 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 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Read more »

Are They Right?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Why do some people insist that HIV does not cause AIDS and that test is not accurate? Read more »