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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk Factors for HIV Infection in a National Adult Population: Evidence From the 2003 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey

The authors of the current study sought to examine demographic, social, and behavioral variables as HIV risk factors among men and women in Kenya. Data from the 2003 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey, a cross-sectional, population-based survey,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Who Have Sex With Men in the United States: Demographic and Behavioral Characteristics and Prevalence of HIV and HSV-2 Infection: Results From National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2006

The team undertook the current study to describe demographic and behavioral characteristics, together with HIV and herpes simplex virus type 2 infections, among men who have sex with men (MSM) identified through a population-based nationally... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington: HIV Demographics in King County Differ From National Trend

The latest statistics available for King County, Wash., demonstrated that the county had more than 7,000 reported HIV/AIDS cases as of April 2013. The majority of diagnosed individuals were Caucasian males between 20-40 years old. This demographic... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Ohio Homophobes flock to the polls

Hi Dr. Bob,Just wanted to hope you recover from the devastating news that that moron got re-elected. I voted in Ohio yesterday, and punched my ticket for Kerry. The biblethumping homophobes were flocking to the polls like crazy, because of the gay...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi L,I spent eight years in Ohio four years at Oberlin College/Conservatory of Music (near Cleveland) and four more at the University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine. "Moral values" have been hijacked by the hate-mongers. Ultimately the... Read more »

Liver & HIV medications

How does medication effect the liver, as the liver filters the medication. After an MRI, the results were that i have Hemangiomas,several on the liver....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
None of the currently widely used HIV meds in the US are linked to development of hemangiomas (which occur in the general population and are often an incidental finding on MRI/CT scanning of the liver). The effect of HIV meds on the liver depends... Read more »

I read on my medical record (website) that I was diagnosed yesterday with HIV 2. Could there be a mistake?

I saw HIV 2 added to my medical record as an ongoing condition based on some blood drawn a couple of days before. However, when I read about the condition, it says that it's very rare here in the U.S. and mostly found in West African...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You need to find out what tests were performed and the specific results of those tests. You are correct that HIV-2 is rare in the US. Although there are people that are infected with HIV-2 in the US, many of those have specific risk factors... Read more »

Life Insurance For HIV/AIDS

It is my understanding that Guarantee Trust of Glenview, Illinois no longer offers life insurance to those living with HIV. Indeed, their parameters were very strict and to get coverage under their plan was next to impossible. Accessible Life from...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I think Physicisan's Mutual, Mutual of Omaha and, for AARP members only, NY Life offer coverage.... Read more »
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Marijuana for Medical Uses

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am doing a Reaserch paper on Marijuana for Medical Uses, and I was wondering if I could get a poll (Anonymously of course) of the HIV/AIDS positive and negitive persons who would be willing to let me know what they think of using Marijuana for a... Read more »

!!! Douche Opinion Poll !!! *DELETED*

Posted by LQZ, 6 Replies
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for the last time.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It is very unfortunate that you people(and you know who you are) have turned this poll in joke. a place where i will not come again for any advise, not to even easy up my mind. If help is offered to you, 1, 2,3 times and you still insisting on the... Read more »

WOULD YOU BE WORRIED?????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey everyone, this is kind of like a poll. Please answer sincerely:

If a sexworker in a strip club would of bit your lip while kissing would you panick and get tested for HIV???

This is to help me reflex, cuz i dont't know if im worrying for... Read more »