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Hiv Home Test Safety

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safety about hiv rapid test pad

hi, Dr Robert;I Have read some of your answers regarding the safety of rapid test pad. according to your answer, seems those rapid test pads do not contain any infecious virus, and made of bio combinants. does that mean MOST rapid test kit in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,It means all rapid test kits (and other HIV testing assays) on the market are safe, do not contain any virus and pose absolutely no risk for possible infection.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV meds and Heart Safety?

I have never been on meds yet but will be starting soon my cd4 is good (505). My question is, I... Read more »

Stocrin and Babies (Safety and Toxicity of Anti-HIV Medications During Pregnancy, 2009)

Hi,Thanks for all the advise so far.I am 34yr female and positive for the last 11yrs, am considerng... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Preliminary Results From First Safety Study of Daily Tenofovir for HIV Prevention Among MSM Find No Significant Concerns

...heterosexual women at high risk. The MSM study findings were presented today by CDC's Dr. Lisa Grohskopf at the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria. The approach of taking a daily antiretroviral drug to try to prevent HIV... Read more »
The Body

California-Based Porn Actress Tests HIV Positive, Prompting New Debate Over Health Safety for Heterosexual Adult Film Actors

...hallmark of heterosexual porn films. Standard practice in the U.S. heterosexual porn industry is for actors to get tested for HIV once every 30 days, and condom use during filming is all but unheard of. So the recent revelation that an actress in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Safety Risk Associated With HIV Drug Videx

... A rare but serious liver disorder has been reported in some patients taking the HIV drug Videx (didanosine) and its delayed-release formulation, Videx EC, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Monday. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York State "Safety Net" for People Living With HIV/AIDS "Being Dismantled" by Funding Cuts, Opinion Piece Says

... Although statistics that indicate declining new HIV infections among heterosexuals and injection drug users "are testament to aggressive prevention programs," the "trends also show Read more »
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Toilet Safety/Open Wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My son is coming to see us. He has HIV and Chrohns disease and has blood in his stool, my wife has bleeding hemroids and I have had a boil near my butt lanced and Read more »

safety of testing at state run std clinics... plea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...go)and i was wondering if their is any chance a needle could be used twice? i know i am a paranoid but can any of you share what safety procedures are taken? would it be possible for them to use a needle twice? Read more »

My Partner Has HIV

Posted by edney, 4 Replies
...My partner has HIV, we have been very careful and using protection. I have not been tested. How soom should I be tested, he is very cautious of Read more »

OraQuick

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...Fortune Examines Challenges for Over-the-Counter Approval of OraQuick Oral HIV Test May 17, 2006 Fortune magazine in its May 29 edition examines the challenges OraSure Technologies faces in obtaining Read more »