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Hiv Awareness Month

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

GMHC Leads Call to Action on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day During Women's History Month

New York, N.Y. -- GMHC plans a series of "call to action" events during the month of March (Women's History Month), in response to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report that the HIV/AIDS epidemic is increasingly affecting women. Included in... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

California: April Is STD Awareness Month

This article was reported by Daily Press . The Daily Press reported that California's San Bernardino County Department of Public Health will focus on a campaign to encourage people in the community to get tested and treated for STDs throughout... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Maryland: Shine a Light -- April Is STD Awareness Month

This article was reported by Advocate of Hampstead and Manchester . The Advocate of Hampstead and Manchester reported that Maryland's Carroll County Health Department merged its STD and family planning programs with women's health, which would... Read more »
Ask the Experts

3 month Window Period or Six Month Window Period (WINDOW PERIOD, 6 WEEKS v 3MONTHS v 6 MONTHS)

Dr. Bob,Thank you for not only responding to me but for responding to all of us with concerns. Your responses have reassured me, but what causes me concern is the differing opinions on the window period. I've read, have been told that a test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I've discussed this topic numerous times in this forum. I'll repost below a small sample of what can be found in the archives. I do realize it's a confusing issue.Dr. Bobwhat is the winow period 3 or 6 months? Can Whooo after 3?... Read more »

HIV prevention testing product 'AWARE ORAL'

Hi Doctor,I am from Hong Kong and I made I think 2 donations previously to your foundation. Now I have a question. There is an advertisement in some peroidicals there is such a product called 'AWARE ORAL'. It claims that it can be used...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Saliva tests have been available for some time; however, they are not FDA approved for use in the U.S. I have no personal experience with AWARE ORAL. There was some concern about a high rate of false positives using saliva tests. Personally I... Read more »

Ever retracted a WOO HOO? UK HIV advisor (3 MONTHS VERSUS 6 MONTHS)

Doctor Bob,I have noticed a bit of an anomaly in the window period advice you give different people. The way I read some of your recent answers is that a 12 week test is 'no way, no how' conclusive if you're not aware that your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi British HIV Trust Telephone Advisors,I receive a number of questions on a nearly continual basis asking for an absolute black-and-white answer to this perennially confusing and often anxiety-provoking question. Unfortunately, like many things in... Read more »

how can i raise awareness in my school??

Hello!I would like to tell you first that you are an amazing individual, and that you are a rolemodel. Second, I have read that you can not get HIV/AIDS if you have not engaged in sexual acts, or done drugs, etc. Well I haven't but I show...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your sex education doesn't show you what a condom looks like or how to use it??? Do they still teach you babies are brought by storks? Gosh, it's no wonder STDs and HIV are on the rise in this country!I'm delighted you are... Read more »
Connect With Others

Awareness bracelet and red rubber bracelets

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi everyone- I am making HIV/AIDS awareness bracelets in support of my husband who is HIV+.
I am a nurse and am a big awareness believer- so much so that I have a small home based business creating awareness jewelry. We have tons of styles to chose... Read more »

We need more awareness of PML

Posted by corkeesdad
Central Florida Father and Grandfather Raising Worldwide Awareness of PML
By corkeesdad
Orlando : FL : USA | Jun 29, 2010
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PML Awareness.........TAKE YOUR MEDS..............

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Central Florida Father and Grandfather Raising Worldwide Awareness of PML
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Orlando : FL : USA | Jun 29, 2010
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To anyone aware esp. Switch625 and Gman

Posted by gluckac, 3 Replies
O.K. I want ot lay out what's going on with me and see if someone can give me some sound advice.
About 3 days after unprotected, receptive vaginal intercourse with a woman of unknown status, I started having this wierd heat down the back of my neck. ... Read more »