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The Feminization of an Epidemic

...was required for testing. The guidelines relaxed requirements on written consent and pre-testing counseling, which can be both time and labor intensive, in the hopes that this would decrease barriers for HIV screening for both patients and providers. These recommendations have not been fully implemented throughout the United States, since each state has needed to address the guidelines separately. California turned the CDC recommendations...
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College guy that just donated to the foundation. Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV, 2010)

Good evening Dr. Bob,I am a heterosexual male in my mid 20's and now engaged. I have only been with 5 woman in my past. Prior to my engagement and meeting my fiance , I had a one time unprotected episode of oral and vaginal sex with a female. this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is LGV. However, the usual chlamydia tests that are available have not been FDA approved for testing rectal specimens. In a patient with rectal signs or symptoms suspicious for LGV, a health care provider can collect a specimen and send the... Read more »

HIV infection cure? Was told on CNN. What do you think? Mommy of three. (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hello my beloved Dr. Bob. I hope you are feeling wonderfully. I am writing because I came upon this article today on CNN's news page. I think I know you enough to figure out what you think about it, but truly want to hear all you have to say about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...extremely difficult. According to Tony Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, only 1% of Caucasians and 0% of blacks have the mutation. Plus, you would need to find not only a donor with the mutation, but... Read more »

Doctors in Berlin claim to have found a "cure" for HIV (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hi Dr. Bob.I was on the internet and ran across this article:http://www.aidsmap.com/page/1577949/I was wondering what you think about its potential and whether you think it holds up scientifically. I'm currently in medical school and am amazed by...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,We have been following the story of "The Berlin Patient" for a number of years. Due to a recent publication in the medical journal "Blood," the story has resurfaced with great fanfare. Read more »

HIV, allergies and other possible indicators of infection

Hi Dr. Bob,I apologise if this is in the wrong forum but because of the different aspects in the question I didn't know which one to put it in. My question is related to the likelyhood of me contracting HIV (I'm really trying to get things straight...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...237.I went to an HIV specialist in New York for a consultation, and began seeing a psychiatrist who specialized in treating HIV+ patients. Neither believed that I had ITP nor that I was HIV+, and both tried to convince me to retest, but to no... Read more »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Suicidality and Violence in Patients With HIV/AIDS

...Suicidal and Violent Behavior Estimation of Risk for Suicide or Violence Management and Referral of Suicidal and Violent Patients Imminent Suicidal or Violent Potential Non-Imminent Suicidal or Violent Potential With Accompanying... Read more »
The Body

A Closer Look at Egrifta, a Newly Approved Treatment for HIV-Associated Belly Fat Gain (Lipohypertrophy)

...So for example, if one is an older-aged individual, there are high rates of lipodystrophy. We often see more lipodystrophy in Caucasians as opposed to other races. Although both males and females can show either or any of the manifestations of... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

...emergencies. Recommended Daily Dose Recommended adult dosage (based on body weight) for the treatment of HIV infection: For patients weighing 132 lbs (60 kg) or greater: 40 mg taken twice daily (every 12 hours) by mouth, without... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Emtriva (Emtricitabine)

...approved by the FDA on September 28, 2005 and was approved for use with other anti-HIV drugs in the treatment of HIV-1 infection in patients older than 3 months of age. In December 2006, use of emtricitabine was extended to children from birth to... Read more »
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Patients with concomitant HIV and CVID

Posted by Impossible
...Here's a short power point presentation www.mcgill.ca/files/microimm/Sun_IHI.ppt One of their patients who has HIV after going on HAART or ART saw there immunoglobulin levels greatly decrease indicating somehow HIV was masking Read more »

HIV Patients required study Vancouver and Toronto

Posted by estyle
...HIV Patients required for paid surveys and focus groups. Earn $150-$350 dependant on study you are selected for. Call 604-628-7647 or 416-907-5465 Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

Drug Holidays may be over for HIV patients.

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...Good article on a new study about HIV drug holidays. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ReproductiveHealth/story?id=2687714&page=1&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312 Read more »