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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...AIDS. In contrast, among 2,861 HIV-seronegative participants, only 66 men (2.3 percent) have died (A. Munoz, MACS, personal communication). HIV can be detected in virtually everyone with AIDS. Recently developed sensitive testing methods, including the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and improved culture techniques, have enabled researchers to find HIV in patients with AIDS with few exceptions. HIV has been repeatedly isolated from the...
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cuts in HIV funding for free meds (ADAP, 2010)

I have a major concern as you all know I am HIV +. I receive meds from the govt. Is it true that the meds will be drying up? and if that is so what will the hundreds of thousands of people do? Is this real?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the breach, negotiating discounts for the state drug plans and accepting needy patients into programs that temporarily provide free medications. Although there is no data to prove it, state AIDS directors said a vast majority of people on waiting... Read more »

Dazed and Confused (WINDOW PERIOD 2008)

Ok, ok. I know the whole 'window period' is a question that never dies but why do SOOO many people and doctors disagree on this topic? I've read some posts from the archives that state certain dr.'s want their patients to test for years to be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...window period. Some specific testing sites (Australia) have published guidelines with shorter window periods based on their testing methods. However, so far the national guidelines in the U.S. and most international guidelines as well continue to... Read more »

300 pound nightmare (WINDOW PERIOD 2008)

I know you have answerd this question at least 10,000 times I know I have read through them over the last 4 or 5 weeks lol but for some reson just as many of the worried well that wrote them I also think I am the one, hell as fare as I'am consernd I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...window period. Some specific testing sites (Australia) have published guidelines with shorter window periods based on their testing methods. However, so far the national guidelines in the U.S. and most international guidelines as well continue to... Read more »

A BIG WOOHOOO! TO YOU!

I love and enjoy your forum very much. My husband died of AIDS back in 1991 (I am negative), and ever since then I have been working in the HIV field, I now work for our local health department in the HIV/AIDS prevention program. It amazes me that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Millie,I'm willing to bet your husband and the higher powers are looking down at this very moment and smiling, very proud of what you are doing. Be well. Happy Holidays. Efforts and compassion like yours are what will eventually turn the tide on... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Free HIV Testing Highlights AIDS Awareness Day

... In observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Pinellas County Health Department will offer free HIV testing on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at Mount Olive AME Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Free HIV Tests Are Available

...Orlando continues through June 9, and the Orange County Health Department is using the event to push prevention by offering free rapid-result HIV testing, condoms, and hepatitis A and B vaccines. The services will be provided Thursday from noon... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Lake Health Department Offers Free HIV Testing

... The Lake County Health Department is seeking to eliminate barriers to testing by offering free HIV tests this Thursday. From 9 a.m. to noon at the Leesburg Community Medical Center, 1210 W. Main St., the health department will Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Event to Offer Free HIV/AIDS Testing

... On Saturday, the Winter Health and Sports Fair will offer free, confidential HIV testing using a mouth swab, with results in 20 minutes. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Read more »
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HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...Hi everyone, I have good reason to be worried that I have HIV, and am waiting the time to be retested (first was negative, which was about one month after I think I could have been infected, Read more »

Aids2hiv do you relly think??

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I am new here. I have tested negative at 13 weeks. I had MANY signs of hiv. do you really think 13 weeks is conclusive? I have been reading your posts, and you seem to be well educated on this matter. Read more »

Great info on Testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...http://www.glccftl.org/library/hivaids/hivtesting.html Read more »

any advice

Posted by justfoundout85, 8 Replies
...lab for more work....going back in two weeks...maybe the test will say neg maybe poz who knows....any advice i am 21,no fam in florida, no actual job, no school, just a pretty boy who tested poz....... Read more »