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Making Decisions About Therapies

This type of decision-making process can be applied to any kind of therapy approach, be it pharmaceutical drugs, complementary therapy or alternative systems of healing. Participating as a full partner in your treatment decisions offers many benefits, but it also takes effort on your part. The likelihood of benefiting from therapy increases and the likelihood of experiencing serious side effects from therapy decreases when you're involved in...
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Seriously worried-it's making me ill (menatlly)... ( (GET TESTED, 2009))

Hi I am in desperate need of an opinion...Around 7 years ago, at uni, I had, i think as I very drunk, unprotected sex with someone I barely knew. We kept in contact for a short while afterwards but then I lost contact. I only had sex with him once...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Any advice? Sure. Care to take a guess what it might be??? I'll give you a hint: See the recent post from the archives below.Dr. Bobhaunted by the past...Jun 12, 2009 Hi Dr Bob, First off, thank you so much for all you do - your service is... Read more »

What do you think about making HIV testing manditory and about HIV education??

Hey Dr. Bob,Im a college student who had a recent scare. After this scare, ive been thinking alot about HIV education. Growing up, i never remember learning about any of the signs of HIV, yet only learned "not to have sex without a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,At least growing up you were taught "don't have sex without a condom." Most kids today are merely being told, "Don't have sex," and what's left off is the all-important phrase "without a condom!"You... Read more »

making a commitment with an HIV+ male

I have been in a long distance relationship (3 hrs away from each other)for one and a half years with a man I love who happens to be HIV+. We knew each other 20 years ago and came together again in 2001, shortly after he found out of his status....
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am sory but I am really surprised that you have not mentioned using condoms for intercourse as the best way to protect yourself from getting infected. What is crazy about pursing a relationsip with a person you have fallen in love with that... Read more »

Terrifying Fear of Getting HIV from HIV Test (resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum) from

Dr. Frascino this is a very serious question and I have become terrified and I need your expert advice. It all started a week ago when I went to an STD clinic and got a Oral Rapid HIV test. I decided to get an HIV test done since it has been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1. Latex gloves are recommended as a universal precaution where there is a potential risk for transmission of blood-borne pathogens, such as HIV or hepatitis. Performing oral rapid HIV tests in the method you describe is not considered a risk for... Read more »
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HIV+ Male Makes Web Sites To Meet Other POZ

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi there, since 1998 I have been making websites for the "POZ COZ". I even met my girlfriend through my sites!

I make the sites without an income yet I do not charge for my services, it's been a tough go as I am a poor guy and been homeless many... Read more »

Is this HIV and did I get it through making out???

Posted by whatisit, 1 Reply
I'm hoping someone can help me...because I don't know what the heck is/was wrong with me...and doctor's don't know either. Can I trust the tests or do I need to do more testing like viral load, cd4 count etc, ?

Here's my deal...

About a year ago I had... Read more »

Making out

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can you get HIV from making out or agressively kissing another person?

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Meds are making me sick

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I started the hiv virus meds last month and I have had so many problems that I'm thinking about getting off and never going back on but I'm scared. I was actually ok before taking them now I'm a mess. The doctor told me that it would cure hiv an... Read more »