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General Effect Of Hiv On Teenagers

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Drug Level Testing

...Drug levels that are too high sometimes cause serious side effects. Levels that are too low might allow HIV to multiply and develop resistance. Testing drug levels is also called therapeutic drug monitoring, or TDM. TDM is not generally used or available yet in the United States. Doctors do not agree on its benefits. How Can TDM Help? Even when people take the same dose of a drug, blood levels can be very different. If the viral load...
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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...up so very often is a stark reminder of just what a shameful job our country is doing "educating" folks about HIV and STDs in general. No doubt you were home schooled or a product of an "abstinence-only" sex education program. Right? Yeah, I... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...up so very often is a stark reminder of just what a shameful job our country is doing "educating" folks about HIV and STDs in general. No doubt you were home schooled or a product of an "abstinence-only" sex education program. Right? Yeah, I... Read more »

How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...up so very often is a stark reminder of just what a shameful job our country is doing "educating" folks about HIV and STDs in general. No doubt you were home schooled or a product of an "abstinence-only" sex education program. Right? Yeah, I... Read more »

AIDS awareness and abstinence-only (ABSTINENCE-ONLY SEX EDUCATION)

Dear Dr. Bob,First of all, thank you for this amazing service that you provide. I have already made a donation to your wonderful cause. I would like to ask for your advice.I am part of an HIV/AIDS awareness group that goes to local high schools...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...2007 Hi Doctor Bob, I recently read in the paper, a story about HIV and high risk behaviors. This article was picked up by the general press and is now out there. This so called educator who counsels students said "Oral sex is a big thing with... Read more »
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An Overview of Trizivir (AZT/3TC/Abacavir)

...skin rash, severe tiredness or achiness, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, sore throat, shortness of breath, cough, or general ill feeling. These symptoms are listed on the prescription's warning card, which the individual should carry.... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...of 15 to 24 account for approximately half of all new HIV infections in the world, and represent almost a third of the total global population living with HIV. These alarming statistics remind parents that they cannot afford to avoid talking with... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...treatment choices. They are based on the mostup-to-date information from studies and clinical trials. But, remember, theyare only general suggestions. It's okay for you to individualize therapy toyour specific situation. Use the guidelines as a... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Ziagen (Abacavir)

...severe tiredness or achiness; diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, or stomach pain; sore throat, shortness of breath, or cough; or a general ill feeling. These symptoms are listed on a warning card included with the prescription; individuals should carry... Read more »
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CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...introduced to an AIDS patient, and now anyone born after 1980 has never known a world without AIDS. The attitudes have changed: The general feeling among young people we interviewed was, "Sure, it's a bad disease you don't want to get, but it is... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...introduced to an AIDS patient, and now anyone born after 1980 has never known a world without AIDS. The attitudes have changed: The general feeling among young people we interviewed was, "Sure, it's a bad disease you don't want to get, but it is... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor
...introduced to an AIDS patient, and now anyone born after 1980 has never known a world without AIDS. The attitudes have changed: The general feeling among young people we interviewed was, "Sure, it's a bad disease you don't want to get, but it is... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...introduced to an AIDS patient, and now anyone born after 1980 has never known a world without AIDS. The attitudes have changed: The general feeling among young people we interviewed was, "Sure, it's a bad disease you don't want to get, but it is... Read more »