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Hiv Hysteria

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Madonna's Poignant "AIDS Hysteria" Saturday Night Live Sketch Illuminates '80s-Era Stigma

Madonna spoke about AIDS at the beginning of the epidemic, long before many artists and others were willing to discuss what was considered a "taboo" topic. Recently, a video from Madonna's hosting gig on Saturday Night Live back in 1985 made its... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Mister Cee's Arrest Should Spark Talk of Sex Work, Not Hysteria

Speculation continues to swirl around the blogosphere in response to popular Hot 97 DJ personality Mister Cee's arrest on public lewdness charges after allegedly being caught in a sex act with a transgender woman. The married 44-year-old DJ, who's... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Columnist Discusses Recent Findings on Teenage Condom Use, HIV Prevention

"In the past few months, we've experienced near hysteria over swine flu and almost constant media attention to scares about tainted food," syndicated columnist Marie Cocco writes in the Oregonian , adding, "These are genuine health hazards -- but... Read more »
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Disclosure and Hysteria

With the recent reporting of high profile cases involving disclosure in the US and Canada; finding people with HIV guilty of "murder", I am very worried about any potential sex partners I may have in the future. I plan on disclosing to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Signed legal documents disclosing HIV status are not required prior to having sex! If you orally disclose, that's all that's legally required.The recent cases involving criminalization for nondisclosure are counterproductive to... Read more »

No answer due to fear of creating hysteria?

Hi Dr. Bob,I will post my question once again...not that I expect it to be answered. I know you get thousands of emails a day. I see no postings similar to this one or I wouldn't bother you. I do all in my power to live as safely as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Worry Wart,Bubble living? Nah. I like bubble baths, bubble gum, bubble wrap, and bubbly (champagne), but bubble living? No. No. No. The CDC was correct in stating there are no cases of HIV being contracted this way. The "theoretical"... Read more »

Hysteria Award

Dr. Bob: Remember me? I'm the guy who's 50 and loves you.........oh, that's right, we all love you...dammit, last again. Day in and day out I read this forum and I am always struck dumb by the hysteria that gay and straight people...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Rick (aka Chad),Sure, I remember you. Thanks again for the nifty nude photos you sent in your Valentine's card. No wonder your friends refer to you as the original "Hanging Chad." BRAVO!As for the histrionic hysterical hysterics... Read more »

why all the hysteria

Dear Dr. Holidnay,Why dont the people who write to this forum believe their negative test results? I mean if i had a lump removed and examined for cancer and it came back negative, I'd believe it! Do you think there will ever be a new...
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
The likelihood that these folks are infected is almost zero. the blood serum ELISA still remains an excellent screening test.MH... Read more »
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Homo Hysteria ( More News)

Posted by Bear60
Homo hysteria

>> Senegalese media in an uproar over a heterosexual delegate to the
Outgames conference


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Two weeks... Read more »

I found out yesterday I am HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello, My name is Christopher and I found out yesterday that I
have HIV. My boyfriend of seven months who I am very serious
about, has tested negative as of a few months ago. I am upset, of
course, but I am more afraid that he will not be interested... Read more »

HIV scare puts Mo. school in uncertain territory

Posted by franfrog, 4 Replies
HIV scare puts Mo. school in uncertain territory
NORMANDY, Mo., Thu Oct 23, 08:11 PM

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The docs are just lying!.

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
ok,i know that certain people will jump on my case ok,but here goes.
1.there is no-way that the eliser test can detect all strains of hiv why?,because the virus is always mutating.
2.bdna or pcr viral load tests.well,you stand more chance of detecting... Read more »