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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can someone tell me why hotline counselors are the scariest people on the planet. I called the nyc hotline and told the lady that I recieved oral sex with a condom from a prostitute and she said I participated in a high risk activity. Stupid risk... Read more »

NYS HIV/AIDS Hotlines

Posted by Anonymous
If someone want to hear about the three month window period can call NYS HIV/AIDS HOTLINES and they can explain the window and why you can trust your test at 3 month and maybe give you all a number how many that are positive at 3 month(The CDC study) Read more »

NYS HIV/AIDS Hotlines

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Thank you for visiting our website.

1. At 3 months, 99.9%(CDC Sponsored research) of the population will have developed antibodies to
HIV if they were truly infected.

2. I have not read of a time period that will be 100%. At

3 months it is
highly... Read more »

USA have the worst Hotline

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
CDCs HIV hotline are the worlds worst Hotline, They do not give you straight fact about HIV. What type of person workes in these hotlines? Do they have a medical backgroud? I doubt that. In my country we only approve nurses to answer questions in... Read more »

aids hotline or home acsess who do i believe?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
took home acsess test at 22 weeks test was negative
home acsess said if you are coinfected with hep c it can take two more months for accurate result called aids hotline
they said at 6 months your results are accurate. who do i believe? i have... Read more »
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Different Stories from Doctor and HIV Hotline

doctor today and he said my 3 month test was not sufficient and that I should test again. I am scared to death. The Canadian HIV hotline says my doctor is misinformed and that another test is not needed. It is so hard to know who to beleive....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no exact answer to your question about the window period. Making the decision to get tested at three or six months following exposure is ultimately going to have to be your own. People in the HIV/AIDS field will have differing opinions on... Read more »

Does Saliva Really Kill HIV? CDC hotline is confusing me! PLEASE PLEASE DR. BOB

Dr. Bob:ive read many of your postings which have been extremely helpful and educational.i was struck by two postings that discussed exposure to pre-cum when performing oral sex, and that there are chemicals in saliva that can kill hiv. now i know...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,My claims about extremely low HIV transmission risk are based on the results of recently reported scientific epidemiological studies. Yes, we know there are components in saliva that tend to inhibit HIV, but we do not yet clearly understand the... Read more »

What services can a hotline provide?

I am doing a report and I need to find hotline numbers about AIDS and what services they provide. What can they do to help you? Is it all confidential? Do they really help? What services do they provide? PLEASE WRITE BACK AS SOON AS POSSIBLE! This...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.There are different types of AIDS hotlines that provide various types ofservices. Some provide information about transmission, symptoms, testingetc. Others are more specialized and provide information... Read more »

Broken condom, central Africa, symptoms, early testing. Hotline?

Dear Dr. Kull,you site is very helpful, but is there a hotline that you can recommend where I can get answers to my questions? Thank you so much.I really need your help, please. I am going absolutely crazy, cannot function or sleep. I have...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a helpful hotline to answer HIV-related questions:CDC National AIDS Hotline: 1.800.232.4636 (English, Spanish and TTY)Have you seen a doctor about your symptoms? That would be an important first... Read more »
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National Association of People With AIDS

Oregon HIV Hotline May Close

Willamette Week reports Cascade AIDS Project may soon close its HIV hotline . With dwindling call volumes, the $75,000 per year now dedicated to the hotline might be spent more effectively elsewhere. We think the drop off in calls results from... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Services Can an HIV/AIDS Hotline Provide?

Want to talk to someone about HIV/AIDS prevention or treatment? A hotline is a great way to go. Some hotlines provide information about HIV transmission, symptoms, testing, etc. Others provide treatment information or list the latest clinical... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PRI's "The World" Profiles U.S.-Trained Ethiopian Resident Running "Novel" HIV/AIDS Hotline

"The World " -- a co-production of BBC World Service , PRI and WGBH Boston -- on Monday profiled Sofnias Nega, a U.S.-trained Ethiopian who runs an HIV/AIDS telephone hotline in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Although such hotlines are "commonplace" in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

American Social Health Association Loses CDC Contract for HIV/AIDS, STD Hotlines

The Research Triangle Park, N.C.-based not-for-profit organization American Social Health Association on Monday lost a bid for a federal contract with CDC for its largest program, which includes two national telephone hotlines that provide... Read more »