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Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

...people showed 18% less deep belly fat in those on tesamorelin than those on placebo. Although it may help some people trim down some of their deep belly or visceral fat, it should not be viewed as a weight control product. In HIV- people this fat has been shown to increase a person's risk for heart disease. Tesamorelin does not affect subcutaneous fat , or the fat that's found above the stomach muscles but below the skin. Body Shape...
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PLEASE HELP MAKING DONATION NEED YOUR ASSESSMENT

Hello Dr. Bob,I'm donating $150 to your cause please assess my situation; In March I had vaginal intercourse with a girl I later learned was high risk, my condom broke and I was exposed for I think somewhere around 1 to 2 minutes.My symptoms were as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1. "Symptoms" are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. A negative HIV-antibody test outside the window period trumps symptoms each and every time. So your symptoms are not Read more »

zithromax

I recently have taked zithromax 600mg 2 pills once a week..for the past week I have been having sever stomach aches to the point I thought I was either having a heart attack or something of the such..constipation blood in stool head aches..is the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...those symptoms requires a complete history and examination and/or knowledge about a given patient's clinical status including HIV history and other meds in order to assess if the symptoms are likely due to the azithromycin or if some other... Read more »

Please Help Assess Doc - Possible ARS?

Hi Doc. First off and just like some on this site, I want to personally thank you for all the work you do. This site has given me some piece of mind through all the anguish these past couple of weeks. I have looked through many postings and my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the opening scene in a gay porno flick.Regarding "symptoms," they are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. The reason to worry or test is related solely to HIV-exposure risk, not the presence of absence of... Read more »

Freaked out by counsellor reisk assessment. High Risk.

Dear Good Doc,I posted a question a while back regarding my exposure. To recap, I was on a US business trip and had an escort there give me unprotected oral sex for 10-15s after which I made her continue with condom-protected oral sex for 5mins. The...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...as cranial-rectal inversion, which in non-medical terms means had his head up his butt.My assessment remains unchanged. Your HIV risk is extremely low. The odds remain beyond astronomical that your definitive three-month HIV test will be... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IOM Outlines Strategy for U.S. Global HIV/AIDS Program Assessment

... An Institutes of Medicine report outlines the organization's strategic approach to the evaluation of U.S. global HIV/AIDS programs -- an assessment mandated by the reauthorization of PEPFAR in 2008. According to the report, the IOM will begin Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Northeast Colorado Conference Discusses HIV/AIDS Needs Assessment Findings

... Rural Solutions, an organization in northeast Colorado, held the "Community HIV/AIDS Education and Action Conference" as part of its ongoing effort to address issues related to HIV, the Sterling Journal-Advocate Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Begins Tour of Malawi to Assess National Treatment Program

...U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Stephen Lewis on Wednesday began a four-day tour of Malawi to assess the progress of the country's national treatment Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Developed Nations Receive Poor Grades on Report Card Assessing Response to HIV/AIDS

... Although wealthy countries might be better equipped to provide antiretroviral treatment to HIV-positive people than some developing nations, wealthy nations often are less effective at collecting the data necessary to understand Read more »
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Risk assessment, or, how screwed am I?

Posted by ratherconcerned, 1 Reply
...Hi, I'm a male who has sex with men, and I have an HIV-related concern. My last negative HIV test was on 4/7/08, which was 45 days after an unprotected encounter with another guy who Read more »

Risk assessement please, am so so scared

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...bleeding not even with brushing, mutual masterbation,rubbing and gential grinding with clothes on. Any possibility this could be HIV? or sthg else? please i need assurance, thank u for the help. Read more »

risk assessement please, i am scared

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...bleeding not even with brushing, mutual masterbation,rubbing and gential grinding with clothes on. Any possibility this could be HIV? or sthg else? please i need assurance, thank u for the help. Read more »

Slightly freaked out... Assessment requested!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...soon.). I also know symptoms are no way to determine your status, but I'm just a bit anxious here... Any friendly words or risk assessments would be very helpful. =o) Thanks all! Shaun Read more »