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Hiv Important Facts To Know

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Articles on HIV Prevention in U.S.; KNOW HIV/AIDS Launches "The Know is Spreading" Campaign; Fact Sheet on Number of HIV/AIDS Cases in Hurricane-Affected Areas

"Families Living With HIV ," AIDS Care : M.J. Rotheram-Borus and colleagues from the University of California-Los Angeles write that the HIV/AIDS epidemic's early focus on individuals has become "inadequate" and that family-based models of... Read more »
American Association for World Health

Fact Sheet: 10 Things to Know About HIV/AIDS

The AIDS pandemic has already resulted in the deaths of approximately 11.7 million people worldwide and will ultimately cause the deaths of the estimated 30.6 million men, women and children around the globe still living with this disease. Roughly 6... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Journals Focus on HIV/AIDS Law, Epidemic in India; Fact Sheet on HIV/AIDS in India; Guide for Living With HIV; Essay on AIDS Statistics

"HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review ," Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network : The April 2005 issue of the review includes the latest developments in courts worldwide, HIV/AIDS-related news in Canada, and international and legal network news ("HIV/AIDS... Read more »
Ask the Experts

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Saliva is not considered to be an HIV transmission risk unless it contains visible blood. See below.Dr. BobDr. Bob, very worried. Saliva came in touch with open wound,Nov 14, 2007 Dr. Bob, An escort was licking my face, later i realised that i... Read more »

a patented cure for AIDS in 1997, that no one knows about, fact or fiction?

I was reading on the internet that there was a cure for AIDS and it was patented back in 1997. Is this true? Is is called the tetrasilver tetroxide molecular crystals. The patent number is 5676977 and you can look it up on google under U.S. patent....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,A patented cure for AIDS dating back to 1997???? Yep, that sounds (and is) ridiculous. Do you really think Magic Johnson would still be HIV positive if a cure really existed??? Dr. Pieronne in the "Choosing Your Meds" expert forum... Read more »

I'd Like To Know The Facts

Hi there Dr. Frascino, I have a question for you.I am 21 and have only had unprotected sex with one partner, my current boyfriend/fiance and we have been together for over a year. We however just learned that we are HIV+. Clearly the situation has...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll respond only briefly, as I've addressed this topic numerous times over the years and you can review those extended comments in the archives of this forum.The facts simply stated are:Superinfection can occur. Exactly how often it... Read more »

HIV in children and oral facts

I study dentistry in the University of Costa Rica. I am doing an assignment for my Oral patology class about AIDS in children. I would like to get as much the information as possible, at least I would like to know all the info about how the virus...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
For materials pertaining to Pediatric HIV/AIDS, both medical and oral health implications, please visit HIVdent's Pediatric Section located at the following URL: you have any further questions,... Read more »
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Can't relax... and I know the facts!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

I recently became sexually active. And that's when I officially turned gay. Not the best thing to be this corner of the world... but I can't change that. The guy is now my boyfriend (if being secretive from the world can be a real relationship). Read more »

I'm trying not to scare anyone, but facts are fact

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
In fact I'm not trying to scare anyone, and I don't want to make a kid's game out of the Bulletin Board. I'm just trying to make everyone realize that 99,9% of people doesn't cover all individuals, when talking about tests... I'm sure that 999 of... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What are the chances of catching hiv when:
You have sex with a male with the condom on, after he cums he pulls the condom off and you play around for around 10 minutes he puts his penis in you for a couple of seconds (about 2 inches)? Read more »

What are the facts?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Im in the philipines, I wanted to test for HIV because of some recent possible exposures. But my doctors are saying I should wait until 6 months before I take the test. But here people say 3 months is okay. Please, what should i do? Are the test... Read more »