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Hiv And Puerto Ricans

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

$2 Million Slated for Puerto Ricans With HIV/AIDS

More than $2 million in federal funds is headed to Puerto Rico to help patients on a waiting list for AIDS drug assistance. More than 44,000 people among the island's nearly 4 million residents have been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS; it is unclear... Read more »
Housing Works

An Expert on Puerto Rican Drug Users Returns Home to Fight for Change

Torruella on a recent visit to New York. We have Rafael Torruella's abuela to thank for his advocacy on behalf of injection drug users. "After college, where I studied drug-user research, my grandmother showed me a newspaper article about... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"And Let Me See Them Damn Papers!" The Role of STI/AIDS Screening Among Urban African-American and Puerto Rican Youth in the Transition to Sex Without a Condom

Project PHRESH.comm is a mixed-method, ethnographic study incorporating data from focus group discussions, semi-structured interviews, coital diaries, systematic cultural assessments, and a structured survey designed to explore concepts of risk and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Puerto Rico Tyler is DONE with THIS THING! WOO HOO

Dr. Bob-Since our last correspondence I have gone to an Infectious Disease specialist. I've also had extensive (and expensive) blood testing done-CBC, liver function, hepatitis panel, protein blood test?. Everything came back completely...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Tyler,Congratulations and a Puerto Rican WOO HOO to you!Thanks for writting back!Foundation information:The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation779 Altos Oaks DriveSuite #200Los ALtos, CA.94024Stay well, my friend.Dr. Bob... Read more »

YOUR FAV COSTA RICAN :) please helpppppp

Dr.BobI am well aware that you are swamped with work and I understand it .However at this point I need your help and a few minutes of your time , wehnm I first contacted you a few months back It was because I had unprotected sex with a few persons...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Jon,I answered a previous post of yours earlier today. I realize you are frustrated, but there really isn't much more I can offer over the Internet. To sum up:1.Protected sex is protected and therefore should not raise concerns of HIV... Read more »

THANK YOU! your costa rican buddy

Good day doc,Than you again dearly for your advice and taking your time to answer my questions.I am a bit confused though since I ' ve read so much on HIV I was under the impression that ARS manifests itself as a flu and people get confused by...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Jon,One last time.Protected sex is protected, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break. No risk. Oral sex carries a very minimal risk for HIV. Test at the three-month mark if you are concerned.Kissing is not considered a... Read more »

Ayuda urgente en puerto Rico

Me acoste con una chica que su marido murio de HIV ella se hizo una prueba el mismo mes que se murio y salio negativo, ella quedo embarazada de su difunto marido dos semanas antes de el morir, pero aborto pensando que tenia hiv solo se llego a...
Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Response from Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Universidad de Puerto Rico
Estimado Fiel Lector:Siguiendo el contenido de su resea (8 meses y un solo contacto de parte de ella)y 5 meses posteriores y prueba de ella negativa, me parece que es bastante confiable y seguro los resultados y las expectativas de que no este... Read more »
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alguna persona de puerto rico?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
con tratamiento Read more »

To love and be loved

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi i am a 36 puerto rican female living in ny..I have been diaganosed with HIV 15 years ago, I have never been sick nor ever had to take medications. My problem is that since my divorce I have a hard time finding someone.Ihave never had to deal with... Read more »


Posted by neneroc, 1 Reply
just heard about the site today. im 24 yrs old puerto rican gay male and yes i tested positive 8-12-08. Today was my first appt, 8 tubes of blood later, 500+questions and 4 hours later the appt was over. Im still somewhat confused about a lot of... Read more »

::Amigas de Puerto Rico::

Posted by GreenHope, 1 Reply
Hola muchos saludos a todos los Doctore y usuarios del foro.

Subi este post porque quiero ubicar amigas de Puerto Rico y Santo Domingo.

Dios los bendiga. Read more »