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The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...are at higher risk of developing osteoporosis over a five- to ten-year period. Osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis) Osteonecrosis means bone death. It is caused by a loss of blood supply to the bone. It usually affects the head of the femur, the part of the thigh bone that connects it to the hip. Risk Factors In addition to HIV and HIV drugs, there are other things can put you at risk for bone disease: Risk factors you can control ...
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indeterminate test result

Hello Dr.Please help me with my ambiguous test result. I haven't been able to do anything after i got my results. please help..............elisa-positivewb-indeterminateRNA-negativeam i HIV+?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Although not FDA approved for HIV screening, this test can be helpful in sorting out unclear HIV-antibody test results.HIV RNA testing is not recommended for routine HIV screening, due to the number of false-positive results, other technical... Read more »

HIV virus enter penis head?

How easy can hiv virus enter your penis head? Can you wash it with acohol or Listerine right after sex or squeeze the head so the acohol can enter your penis to kill the virus? If this method will not work, will it be effective at all? I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...If the HIV status of the partner is not known, that estimated statistical risk decreases significantly.As for squeezing the head of your tallywhacker so alcohol or Listerine can enter it in hopes of killing the virus, all I can say is... Read more »

HIV Test and Marijuana

Hi Dr --I have had several HIV tests over the past year but I also smoke Marijuana on a somewhat regular basis -- probably about once a month. I just would like to know if smoking marijuana can affect an HIV test (either orasure or a blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) and an ATNC (answer that never changes). Once again I encourage all potheads, I mean gracious readers of this forum, to check the archives! See below!Dr. BobTestingSep 3, 2005 If i was to smoke... Read more »

Heart ruling head? All out of logic. Help!

So I used to be a completely logical person. However, this is something I cant shake. To the facts: Exposure "Semi-protected" vaginal sex, but with new scratches on penis (not sure if there was any blood I doubt it) that may not have been covered....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you do, one thing is certain: it's not related to HIV! Why? Because you don't have HIV, remember????3.Do you need alternate testing? No, of course not. You might consider getting an alternate doctor, if your current physician can't help you, or... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenyans Urged to Head for AIDS Testing Centers

...Kenyans are being urged to utilize free HIV/AIDS testing and counseling services offered at public health facilities countrywide. Launching a voluntary counseling and testing center Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

New Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS Among Black Americans 40 and Older Heads to Houston, TX

...tested and receiving information because it's a part of a game that they love so much." The health fair features free onsite HIV testing for all tournament attendees, players and guests. All are welcome to participate. The winner of the Houston... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Clicks Eases State HIV/AIDS Load

...head of Clicks' new business development. Government health workers are referring patients to Clicks, where, Zinner said, the testing process is more private and convenient than in a state facility. "Independent and retail pharmacies provide a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwe Shifts From Voluntary HIV Testing to Provider-Initiated Testing in Response to Epidemic

... Zimbabwe has shifted from a voluntary HIV testing system to a provider-initiated system in which medical professionals incorporate HIV testing into routine medical exams with Read more »
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Testing methods abd CD4 count question.

Posted by yoshimi2, 1 Reply
...dermatitis on scalp, sweats, sticky skin) I pray for a return to good health. And why would my CD4 count be only 540 if I was hiv negative? Read more »

HIV may be in your head, not your veins........

Posted by rjasin123, 2 Replies
...one or two). To find a counselor in your area, look in the yellow pages of your phone book under "Mental Health" or a similar heading. You may also want to contact your local mental-health center, or, if you prefer, a religious figure (such as a... Read more »

Worried and need to get tested

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...and the advice given. Here is my situation, a few weeks ago, I had a moment where I was thinking in my pants, and not in my head. The situation was I had unprotected anal sex with a 1 night stand. A very stupid, regretful move. About 2 weeks... Read more »

Vaginal Fluid in my Cock Head

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...fingers in her vagina and found wet... after a minute I started Masturbating my self I am not sure whather My finger touch my cock head or not and my lips on her Breast milk. If so my lips on her Breast Milk or her vaginal wet which was in my... Read more »