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prostitutes/high risk group/hiv

dear Dr.Franscino,recently,i did the dumbest thing in my whole life.i had unprotected sex with a(street)prostitute.talk about suicide,eh?! she gave me both vaginal and oral sex unprotected on my wiener.i got tested the next day after symptoms of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First off, it's Frascino, not Franscino. Perhaps it's easier to stick with Dr. Bob.Next, what the hell is "ANXIOTY?"Next, marrying the "first good woman you find" may not be the best solution to being severely... Read more »

a high risk experience in a high risk part of the world

I recently had unprotected sex with a sex worker in Bangkok(a fairly well-known hotbed for... Read more »

HELP! subtypes of group M and also group O

Hi Doc,My understanding is that standard testing (i.e. ELISAs) and Roche PCR & bDNA do not... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Senegalese Drug Abusers Emerge as High-Risk HIV Group

Senegalese health officials worry Africa's porous borders and its location have made it useful for drug trafficking, a trend that may potentially fuel the nation's HIV epidemic. Today, drug users have emerged as one of the nation's top HIV risk... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Addressing High-Risk Groups, Couples Counseling in HIV Prevention

In this post in the Center for Global Development's "Global Health Policy " blog, Mead Over, a senior fellow at the center, follows up on a┬ápost last week in which he wrote that a panel of senior economists commissioned by the Rush Foundation was... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Asian Nations Must Prevent Spread of HIV Among High-Risk Groups, Report Says

South Asian nations must provide better HIV prevention measures for groups at an increased risk of contracting the virus to stop the spread of the disease, according to a World Bank report presented Monday at the XVI International AIDS Conference ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Targeting HIV Testing at High-Risk Groups Might Be More Effective Than Routine Testing, Research Article Says

Targeting HIV testing at high-risk groups and populations might be a more effective method of identifying people who are unaware of their HIV-positive status than conducting routine testing among all U.S. residents ages 13 to 64, David Holtgrave, a... Read more »
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Question about "high risk groups"

Posted by Anonymous
I have a question for all of you. i've been doing some studying on HIV/AIDS and almost all the literature talks about the risks associated with certain practices, and they almost always say things like "the chances of acquiring hiv are higher if you... Read more »

Risk - Highly unlikely

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had insertive Sex with a legal Nevada sexworker (Protected) put on and removed correctly. Contact was very short in duration, under one minute. I've read there are no recorded cases of legal Nevada sexworkers with AIDS and that there are also no... Read more »

High Risk Situation, testing done

Posted by alanrudy, 3 Replies
Hello,
I am new to the forum and have been reading quite a bit. I am really thankful and grateful for any advice and answers on my stressful situation.
On February 16th of this year I had sex with a prostitute in Mexico (I am from California). I... Read more »

Low Risk/High Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What does Low Risk/High Risk mean? I mean, how many low risk people turn positive? Obviously, high risk people have a better chance of testing positive, but does low risk mean that the risk is virtually none? Thanx.

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