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Enfuvirtide (Fuzeon)

...enfuvirtide. You can prepare both of a day's doses at the same time. Avoid injecting near large nerves (ask your health care provider). Also, dont inject where you have had a reaction from a previous injection or into moles, tattoos, scar tissue, bruises, or your navel. A new injector (the Biojector) was considered for use with enfuvirtide. However, in October 2007 Roche stopped trying to get it approved. Enfuvirtide is a new class of...
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Dr. Bob please answer, eagerly awaiting response -Contracted MRSA and Herpes from being rimmed Follow Up Questions

Hi Dr. Bob,Sorry to be a pest, but I am freaking out (eagerly) awaiting your response to my question...The question is this...I was rimmed / oral from the prostitute late may 2007 (only possible exosure) tested 6 times after (last test on dec 31st...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...whom? Certainly not from me or this Web site!Your fears are completely unwarranted. You and your wife's repeatedly negative HIV tests are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional tests are warranted.... Read more »

Hodgkins; is my scar tissue normal?

I tested HIV+ 5 years ago (CD4 240; viral load 25,000). Started HIV drugs and have been on those meds ever since. In November 2000 I was diagnosed with Hodgkins. I had to go through chemotherapy for approximately 1 year. The initial treatment...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...chemotherapy; that's no small feat. When the Hodgkin's cancer cells die after chemotherapy, it is not unusual for them to form scar tissue. Sometimes the scar tissue is all dead tumor cells, but sometimes the scar tissue unfortunately hides... Read more »

Contracted MRSA and Herpes from being rimmed

To Dr. Bob,On May 31st, 2007 I went to a Massage Parlour where I received oral sex with saran wrap on my penis for about a minute and then was rimmed by the prostitute while I masturbated until I finished. I was extremely nervous afterwards and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...does not suppress the immune system.4.This is most likely just a healed defect in the skin caused by the infection (indented scar tissue). 5.No. Your physician's office and the laboratory know how to handle specimens to assure the results remain... Read more »

Contracted MRSA and Herpes from being rimmed Follow Up Questions

Hi Dr. Bob,Thanks in advance for your previous help, I have made a donation via credit card to your admirable foundation. I am still concerned about and have questions with regards to the following which I wish I included in my previous post...1. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...extremely unlikely. Saliva that does not contain visible blood is not considered to be a risk for HIV transmission.3.This type of rash is not associated with HIV. Follow up with your dermatologist.I continue to believe your fears related to... Read more »
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DNCB (Dinitrochlorobenzene)

...addition to the normal itchy rash. The rash occurs each time DNCB is applied and lasts for a few days. Some people have persistent scarring or rashes where they apply DNCB. It may also cause sensitivity to other chemicals. No other side effects... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...everybody to get tested for HIV regularly (preferably once a year as part of a routine health checkup). Having HIV may be scary, but having HIV and not knowing it is a lot scarier, as we're about to explain. Having "AIDS" means your HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...some cases, the side effects may differ: Rashes: Researchers say that HIV+ womenare more likely than men to experience skin rashes from HIV medications. Liver problems: Women are more likelyto experience liver problems as a medication... Read more »
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HIV skin rash

Posted by shinpai, 1 Reply
Does it usually itch? How long does it last? Also yesterday when I sat down to eat a hamburger my teeth hurt with the first couple of bites. It was not a terribly severe pain, but it was ver disconcerting. Sounds familar anyone?? Read more »

Rashes!

Posted by Anonymous
...Just checking, i have an exposure, and now i have rash at my neck. The rask is in forms of black dots, when i scared them, it will become a scar. Is this the type of rashes that happens to hiv infected people? Read more »

HIV RASH

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I know there is little one can say about the HIV rash but I have had a rash now for over 2 months on my forehead. Could that be accociated with HIV? Read more »

Sunburn or Acute HIV Rash??????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...over a month ago. At this time I also had my regular localized minor acne episode on my face and I picked at the acne, lightly scaring my face so my friend recommended I use this new Afro Amer. facial soap bar. As my face started to clear up,... Read more »