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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...it requires payment in advance . If a product really works, why isn't it advertised and available publicly? This may be a way to get around government regulations. You can only get the treatment by paying to take part in testing an experimental treatment . When most experimental treatments are tested, people receive them free of charge. Common Sense About Unproven Treatments You might end up spending a lot of money on treatments...
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From Hong Kong

HI Dr. Bob,I come from hong kong and please forgive my bad english.I performed oral sex on a sex worker without condom and she performed on me also,but we have protected vignal sex.when i performed on her i just lick her clit but there are some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Depressed Hong Kong Guy,1.Your HIV-acquisition risk is very low, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break. Oral sex carries only a very small Read more »

In UAE and need advice

Hello,I am living and working in the UAE. For those of you who dont know it is a zero tolerance country meaning if you get tested positive you get the boot! Nice and understaning i know! Anyway my situation is this - I met a Kenyan sex worker and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk would be low, but not completely nonexistent due to the unprotected, albeit very limited, Mr. Happy insertion. Read more »

Interpreting HIV and testing statistics (HIV STATISTICS)

Greetings. I recently tested HIV+ on a rapid blood test, and am awaiting Western Blot results. Needless to say, I'm extremely worried, almost resigned. I've been reading about testing statistics and through questions on this forum, and have a few...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...much more concrete and easy to comprehend. If someone has placed himself or herself at risk for HIV, he or she should be HIV tested. Period. End of story. I can just about hear all the paranoid panicky worried wells beginning to type away... Read more »

HIV and receptive anal intercourse

If the estimated "per-act" risk for contracting HIV (from an HIV-positive source) is 0.5 to 3.0 percent for receptive anal sex, does that mean that 97% of people wont contract HIV from a one-time exposure?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...statistics don't work that way. (See below.) It is indeed possible to contract HIV from a single exposure!Dr. BobInterpreting HIV and testing statistics (HIV STATISTICS)Oct 10, 2008 Greetings. I recently tested HIV+ on a rapid blood test, and am... Read more »
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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...here . In Conclusion The numbers of HIV women are growing. This means that all women should beaware of the risk and be tested if there is any possible reason to think theymay have been exposed to HIV. If you test negative, you can take... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...without your body giving away any sign whatsoever that you have HIV. This is why it's so important for everybody to get tested for HIV regularly (preferably once a year as part of a routine health checkup). Having HIV may be scary, but... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...high among Hispanics/Latinos. Cultural factors may affect the risk of HIV infection. Some Hispanics/Latinos may avoid seeking testing, counseling, or treatment if infected out of fear of discrimination. The stigma around homosexuality adds to... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...high fasting glucose level. A diagnosis of diabetes can be made based on any of the following test results, confirmed by retesting on a different day: A fasting blood glucose level of 126 milli grams per deciliter (mg/dL) or higher A random... Read more »
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Please Help, Confused and scared...

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
...feel a irratable tingle sensation in my anus. I need help anyone with any feedback is much appreciated. Also I went to get tested after 10 days results were negative, but the nurse told me that its an antibody test and in 10 days there is no... Read more »

I had hiv symptoms for the last two years and still..............

Posted by testednegative
...remedy. I would take special care to reveal to him only one symptom as i feared that he would suspect me and send me to hiv testing. I blamed myself for all this and felt extremely depressed. Ooh what days were those, i would think about all... Read more »

Infection vs anxiety and test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i had a low/medium risk encounter (had proctected sex, but during foreplay my penis touched her pubic hair, and had oral sex unprotected for small time). since then i exprienced tyrhoid inflamattion (difficulty Read more »

DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THIS WORKS????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...manage that risk. Condom use is effective, but also not 100% effective, as condoms break or are not used during foreplay. Testing of both partners for AIDs and other STDs can greatly help reduce risk. We hope to soon have available for sale... Read more »