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Help For Hiv Bills

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

House Energy and Commerce Panel OKs Bill Helping HIV Patients

Renewal of the Ryan White CARE Act moved a step forward on Thursday when the House Energy and Commerce Committee sent to the House floor a proposed bill that would fund the act through fiscal 2013. Under the legislation, the government would spend... Read more »
AIDS United

Sanders Bill Proposes Prize Fund to Help Lower Costs of HIV/AIDS Drugs

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced a bill that he claims could help reduce the cost of HIV drugs in the United States by thousands of dollars, making them as cheap as subsidized drugs in Africa. Sanders' legislation, S. 1138 , proposes to replace... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Texas Bill to Make HIV Screening Part of Routine Care Would Help Efforts to Curb Virus, Editorial Says

"More than two years after" CDC "recommended routine HIV screening, two state lawmakers" in Texas have proposed a bill to align the state with the federal recommendations, a Lubbock Avalanche-Journal editorial says. It adds that between 2003... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV (HIV and HEPATITIS C from SNORTING COCAINE through a rolled-up dollar bill, 2009)

If someone is HIV positive and you share a note while using cocaine can you become infected???...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I've addressed this topic for both HIV and hepatitis C several times previously in this forum. See below.Good luck.Dr. BobDR.please helpMar 25, 2009 Three weeks back I snorted several lines of cocaine with a woman of unknown status(not... Read more »

Thanks from Bill (formerly Boil) in Romania

Dear Dr. Frascino,Thanks so much for kindly answering my questions and encouraging me to accept my negative HIV test results out to 17 weeks. I feel I can now fully get back to helping the people I came here to help, including some members of the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Bill,I much prefer "Bill" to boil! I was delighted to get your follow-up note and I totally support your recovery plan for Romania (and for "Bill")! BRAVO!Just to minimally address your jerking knee:1.Low wbc and high lymphs... Read more »


I did a really stupid thing I know...I shared a straw to snort drugs and my nose bled I then use the starw again...i have no idea if there was blood on the straw from anyone else. I am terrified that I got hiv as a few weeks later I had a fever,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Chances are you are not alone, considering the new data released by the American Chemical Society, which stated that "cocaine is present on up to 90 percent of paper money in the United States, particularly in large cities, such as... Read more »

hospital bills

I was being treated at APFL (aids project of Florida-Ft.Laud)until I sold my home in 9/04 because I couldn't afford the mortgage payments on my total disability income. The state would not renew my certification for health care because I did...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
As a nurse, you know that no one gets through awful stuff like this alone. This is the time to line up your allies. Head for the nearest large AIDS service organization, make an appointment with the benefits person and bring documentation of your... Read more »
Connect With Others

Please help faith, Gman Bill, Ravi or anyone else!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hey guys,
I am in need of help. In july last year I had unprotected sex with a girl, who told me afterwards she had had unprotected sex before. After 2 weeks I had a couple of severe nightsweats, sore joints, sore throat and bad oral thrush... Read more »

PLS Help Me EricCo, Hellfire72, GmanBill and friends

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Love all you guys, would you orient me please.

I was exposed to pos+ woman, vag intercourse.
no condom, 0.5hrs.
Tested neg 3.5 at months with Elisa 3rd generation, and neg hiv1 DNA PCR
both tests done by A.I.M. health (Health Line Labs).
I had the... Read more »

To: Gman Bill and All

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear all,

Just for the record someone is pretending to post as me. The first 3 main posts were from me. I did not reply to any of the main posts that was someone else.

GManBill can verify this by contacting me.


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To TexGal, Jackie and GmanBill- Please Read

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi all of you - I've just read the post from TexGal about your symptons and moving on with your life. I find myself in the situation that you described - symptons but -ve tests. In summary I had what seemed like a classic ARS 2-4 weeks after... Read more »