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Hiv Clinics Rules And Regulations

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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

... Table of Contents Myths About HIV and HIV Treatment Myths About HIV Tests Myths About HIV Transmission Myths About Clinical Trials There are many myths about HIV. A myth is a story or an idea that is not true. In dealing with HIV, it's important to know reality from myth. Believing myths can result in fear, in denial, and even in damage to your
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Now following the rules and regulations ! writing once only

Hello sir , I regret for submitting question more than once .I did so because of anxiety and not for disturbing you. I tried to follow your advice of searching over archives but still i am not able to overcome my fears .Having a view on archive i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation undetectable PCR RNA quantitative test and one undetectable PCR DNA qualitative test, (even a partridge in a pear tree) HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. (There, see, I said it!)2.Your chances are essentially nonexistent.3.No.4.No... Read more »

How do additional deal with hiv body

Dr. BobI am recently diagnosed with hiv, and will be starting medication very soon. I am currently finishing off my masters in organic chemistry (biochem undergrad) and am very in tune to the workings of the body. As such have been doing a lot of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...from your health care provider. For More Information You can get more information on nutrition and HIV from the following: A Clinician's Guide To Nutrition In HIV and AIDS, by Cade Fields-Gardner and others, published by the American Dietetic... Read more »

Vit C and Hiv

Pls can you tell me how much vitamin C can an HIV+ person can use to have positive impact on immunity system,bcos i understand that it may be harmful if a positive person take less than necessary,and may be useful when higher doses is employed.Also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The bottom line on vitamin C and HIV is that a Vitamin C deficiency can impair some aspects of the body's immune response to all germs, including HIV. However, vitamin Read more »

Pre-existing condition question

I have been hiv+ for 4 years now. when I was diagnosed, I was unemployed. I applied for ADAP asap. Months later I found a job and received health insurance so that I could see a private HIV doctor as opposed to a clinic. I did receive...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...coverage, if the plan has has a pre-existing exclusion provision in it, it will apply to you because you are in treatment for HIV/AIDS. However, the exclusion cannot be for more than 12 months. Some employer-sponsored plans do not have a... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

HIV/AIDS Update -- New Rules for Expanded Access to Investigational Drugs for Treatment Use and Charging for Investigational Drugs

...facilitate making investigational drugs and biologics more widely available to seriously ill patients, including those with HIV/AIDS, who have no other treatment options. The proposed changes also seek to clarify the specific circumstances and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New State Regulation Requires All Infants Born in New York Be Tested for HIV Within 12 Hours of Birth

...this therapy (on the fetus) even during labor if you know the mother is infected, it's even more successful." According to clinical trials, if antiretroviral drugs are administered to an infant within 12 hours of birth, the mother-to-child HIV... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

... You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive Getting Pregnant Staying Healthy While Pregnant HIV Treatment Options Other Treatments While Pregnant Read more »
Women Alive

Women and Clinical Trials

...What is a clinical trial? A clinical trial refers to any experiment that involves an investigational drug or medical device and one or more human Read more »
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Hiv and AIDs reporting

Posted by rain05, 5 Replies
What exactly does the CDC do with your name and information? Who is able to access it? Read more »

HIV Sperm Washing Clinics in the US

Posted by RayWill, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know if there are any invitro fertilization clinics in the southeastern United States (i.e. Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, etc.) who offer sperm washing for Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

3 month window period im the exception to the rule

Posted by roma2010, 3 Replies
...i do have several dermatofibromas and is not normal he said that only happens when you have a compromised immune system with hiv, cancer or lupus anyways i know my 13.5 negative is not conclusive and im getting my results for a PCR RNA on tuesday... Read more »