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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...there are open sores or bleeding cuts. We hope to give you the tools with which you can make your own decisions about where you want to fit in on the continuum from safer sex to riskier sex. Each time you engage in a sexual activity, you choose (whether consciously or unconsciously) the level of risk you are comfortable with for that moment. Safer sex often involves use of latex condoms, latex dental dams, plastic wrap, latex gloves and...
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Trying to retake my sexual activity (SAFE SEX)

Dr. Bob:I'm a 29 years old guy who sent you a question with the title "I'm very concerned about what I've done in the last years". I sent a donation to your foundation the last year and now I'm donating to some of the local organizations who work...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...dangerous." Unprotected anal receptive sex holds that distinction!Thank you for your donations to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). They are warmly appreciated.Continue to play safe and you'll stay safe, OK?Be... Read more »

HIV

Hi doctor.I am a busy college student that has constant stress with that has a immune dyfysciancy which does not help with my current worries. I had a bad encountor when a couple years ago which i was forced to have sex with someone who said he was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...no way of knowing what type of immune deficiency you might have and therefore have no way of advising you as to whether your HIV negative test was accurate or not. (However, I very strongly suspect it was indeed accurate.)As for the doctor who... Read more »

Dan Active

Will DanActive help increase my CD4 count. I am taking my kaletra & truvada regularly, but was wondering if the DanActive will really help build up the immune system for me? Right now my count is around 350 and rising, and my virul load has been...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...Thank you for your post.I am not aware of any data showing that DanActive will increase CD4 cells in people with HIV.The good news is that you appear to be doing great on antiretrovirals with undetectable viral load and good CD4 cells that you Read more »

inactive herpes and hiv transmission

I have recently been diagnosed with hsv, the location being at the base of the penis (always use condoms, but apparently the condom didn't cover the base). I am aware active hsv erosions can increase ones hiv risk. my question: if I continue to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,As long as the skin is intact, which would mean no active HSV lesions, your risk of acquiring HIV would not be increased. However, I should mention the reverse is not true. It is possible to transmit herpes to your partner, Read more »
Articles
American Association for World Health

What We Can Do: Motivate and Educate! Sample Activities for HIV/AIDS Awareness

... The ideas listed below challenge everyone -- members of the community, teachers, HIV/AIDS educators and members of the faith, business, and health communities -- to use their creativity to inform themselves and their Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Groups Mark World Human Rights Day With HIV/AIDS Awareness Activities

...Women and AIDS to mark world Human Rights Day on Friday concluded their gender violence activism campaign, which aimed to raise awareness of the "links between gender-based violence and the spread of HIV infection," according to a UNAIDS ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Few HIV-Positive Georgia Teenagers Aware of Risks of Sexual Activity, Study Says

...in the study were pregnant at the time of diagnosis (Yee, AP/ Las Vegas Sun , 4/20). About 8% of the teens had developed AIDS by the time they were diagnosed, and 16 were diagnosed with other sexually transmitted diseases when they tested... Read more »
Broadcast Ministers' Alliance of Chicago

World AIDS Day Observance Targets HIV Rise in African American Community

...Chicago -- The Broadcast Ministers' Alliance of Chicago (BMAC) and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) will host daylong HIV awareness activities in commemoration of World AIDS Day on December 1. The programs will be held at the... Read more »
Connect With Others

Discussing HIV and AIDS openly through the arts

Posted by JohnYAHA
...would like to encourage each of you to check out the TABOO (Take Art, Be Open Often) Photo Campaign run by Youth, the Arts, HIV & AIDS Network ( www.yahanet.org ) an interactive online forum, gallery, and resource centre for arts-based... Read more »

rimming/fingering/anal bleeding!!!

Posted by davegraham1
...performs safe sex but other ctivities are not protected. He rimmied and fingered me for a fair bit of time. My concern is although HIV risk i low...perhaps it could be increased due to the fact i have cuts on my anus and always suffer from... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Read more »

Condom slipped.......oh shit.

Posted by Benders, 1 Reply
...inside me. I'm quite concerned about this although i didn't show it, i don't want to freak him out ( he knows my status and is aware of the risks ). Is this what it's going to be like from now on, it's worrying, i mean what if i have passed it to... Read more »