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Finding And Hiv Specialist

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Finding the best HIV specialist in NE Florida

Hey Dr. Bob -My boyfriend tested positive for HIV in March and was referred to an HIV specialist by our local health department. His initial visit and testing went well, and he was prescribed Atripla and told to come back in 4 months. I had been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Chris.I would agree, a 4 month interval after starting antiretroviral therapy is way too long for a first follow-up visit. I don't have any personal friends practicing in NE Florida. Generally the American Academy of HIV Medicine and the... Read more »

Finding a specialist

Im looking to find an Aids Specialist. I belong to Kaiser Permanente of Southern California. I want... Read more »

Response for finding a more competent Infectious Disease Specialist for my daughter..

Dr. Frascino,I wish it were that simple.......you see as a result of all this lack of knowledge or... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Ask the HIV Specialist

Dear HIV Specialist, I am a 45-year-old, male insulin-dependent, Type-II diabetic with HIV. When I was diagnosed last spring my CD4 count was 182 and I started therapy with Truvada/Isentress, and Bactrim to prevent infections. Despite my low CD4s,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ask the HIV Specialist

Bruce Rashbaum, M.D. Dear HIV Specialist, I have been HIV-positive for almost four years and recently decided to go on medication because my T-cells dropped to 334 (they're now back up to 456 with an undetectable viral load). Since... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Study Finds Test-and-Treat Strategy Could Lead to More Drug Resistant HIV Cases

Read more about early HIV treatment strategies here. In the United States, Los Angeles County has the largest incident population of HIV-positive individuals and now ScienceDaily reports that a new study from the University of Southern ... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ask the HIV Specialist: How Safe Is Safe?

Helen C. Koenig, M.D., M.P.H. Q: I am in a relationship with an HIV-positive man with an undetectable viral load. I am negative. We refrain from oral and anal sex. Last night while masturbating some of his semen got on my hand and I had an... Read more »
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HIV Specialist in Upstate NY

Posted by dickspoz, 1 Reply
Looking for providers / HIV specialist in upstate NY. Warren, Washington, Hamilton, Franklin, Clinton, Essex, Fulton & Montgomery Counties. If you know providers in these service area's please let me know... I have many friends who live in these... Read more »

HIV Specialist NYC

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Recently I was diagnosed as HIV+ and currently use a provider at the Callen-Lorde clinic in NYC. Unfortunately I am not that pleased with them and am looking for new provider. A conservative provider but not one who prescribes meds too freely.

Any... Read more »

Still in shock & worried about specialist meeting

Posted by madisongurl, 4 Replies
Last thursday my ob/gyn called me in to discuss my test results ( I Took everything because we were planning on having a child). Everything came back fine except HIV turned positive. This doesn't make sense, and I pray my boyfriend is negative (but... Read more »

ID Specialists...Clinics...Privacy

Posted by HealingPower, 5 Replies
Are all ID Specialists located in clinics? That's kind of impersonal don't you think? Please tell me that I may be able to find one in their own office or a little more private. Read more »