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Rumors, Myths and Hoaxes

I got an e-mail warning that a man, who was believed to be HIV positive, was recently caught placing blood in the ketchup dispenser at a fast food restaurant. Because of the risk of HIV transmission, the e-mail recommended that only individually wrapped packets of ketchup be used. Is there a risk of contracting HIV from ketchup? No incidents of ketchup dispensers being contaminated with HIV-infected blood have been reported to CDC. Furthermore,...
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hiv hoax?

Based on my research HIV might be a hoax. When nobody got sick they extended the window period from 10 months to 10 years, most every other virus causes disease before antibody protection, not years later, over a hundered chimpanzees have been...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Wow... where are you getting your facts? Normally, I will ignore a question like this, but I figure this answer may help many other readers. So for all of you -other readers out there-this is a typical example why you have to be careful selecting... Read more »

ONE BIG HOAX?

In a way that you would be proud of, Dr. Mark, I responded to one of the folks who post (on an internet HIV forum) about HIV being a myth with the ol' "Show me some data" response. Well, this person gave me all of these websites and...
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
I think almost all practitioners on the planet who take care of HIV infected people would agree that HIV, left untreated, in most people leads to AIDS.... Read more »

condom hoax please answer

Dr. Bob,I have been geting e-mails about people lacing condoms with hiv virus or people there infected fluids inside the condom before somebody uses it. I thought the virus did not last long outside the body. Can this really happen?Thanks,Mark ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Mark,Your title says it all: "Condom HOAX . . . ." If you're worried, use your own condom!Dr. Bob... Read more »

A Hoax?

This press release (http://www.pr.com/press-release/51573) seems to be popping up on the internet (if you search Yahoo News for "HIV AND vaccine" it shows up) as of last night (September 9). I looked for more inforamtion on "NIAID...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
yes it is a hoax... Read more »
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HOAX With Capital H

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
INFECTED's Story was another Gay Hoax to Blame HIV on Female Prostitutes.

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Hoax

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My Girlfriend explained to me that awhile back some people were going around with needles and putting them on peoples chairs and when a person sat down on the chair it said you are now HIV positive with a note but the scary thing is that a guy got... Read more »

Hoax

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
It was all a hoax by Shane/Jocko/INFECTED



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An Internet Hoax???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Folks,

Why even debate whether or not INFECTED's case is a hoax or not? This is the internet ... I'm sure the majority of information posted on this forum (and on any other message board out there for that matter) is outright false, misleading, or... Read more »