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Hiv Infection From Raves

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Hiv at a rave? (NEEDLESTICK AT A RAVE, 2011) (URBAN LEGENDS, 2011)

Hello about 3 weeks ago I went to a rave in New York City. I took MDMA and was on my own. I never heard about any needle stick rumors prior to this night. At one point in the night I remembered someone brushing against my arm where my skin was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Question: "Is my concern legitimate, or am I just paranoid?"Answer: Paranoid. Absolutely, positively loony tunes. I agree with your doctor. You're a fluffernutter. So relax, Max. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. See link... Read more »

PEOPLE BEING PRICKED WITH HIV AT RAVES

Hi, I recently went to the New Years Rave, Together as One in California. Ive heard that many... Read more »

Fear over supposed risk "HIV and raves"

I was at a rave the other day and while I was walking up the stairs some guy comes from behind and... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Young Drug Users Forgotten Amid India AIDS Success

HIV infection rates in India fell by 50 percent -- twice the global decline -- from 2001 to 2009, according to UNAIDS. Yet health workers there worry that the growing population of young injecting drug users (IDUs) is being marginalized from... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Releases Subpopulation Estimates From Data on Annual New HIV Infections; New Infections High Among Blacks, MSM

The majority of new HIV infections in the U.S. in 2006 occurred among men who have sex with men, according to a study released Thursday in CDC 's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report , the New York Times reports. In addition, blacks have the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Number of Named Partners and Number of Partners Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection Identified by Persons With Acute Versus Established HIV Infection

Acute HIV infections are linked to a disproportionate share of forward transmission in certain populations, note the current study's authors. They hypothesized that patients acutely infected might be able to identify more named partners than those... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Metabolic Complications in HIV-Infected Patients Receiving HAART

Introduction Cardiovascular Complications CVD Risk Assessment Managing CVD Risk ART Choices and Lipid Changes Treatment Switching Summary References Introduction Metabolic and morphological changes, collectively referred to as... Read more »
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Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 3 Replies
Hi there,

Thank you in advance for reading...

I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. At this party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. Read more »

HIV Symptoms does not indicate HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I wanted to share briefly with everyone that just because you may have symptoms of HIV does not necessarily mean that you are HIV positive.

I would come onto this website everyday for hours and surf the web for the risks, symptoms, exposure rates,... Read more »

I'm extremely worried!

Posted by 1234lan, 1 Reply
Hi! I have no idea if my risk is high or low so can some one help me? I was at a rave about two months ago and I had my tongue pierced for about 6 weeks at the time. At one point I was playing with my tongue ring and it fell out and broke. I was... Read more »

How INFECTED got infected

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Did a little looking around and figured it out...He must of had razor burn.........

http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/TransmissionSexual/Q9183.qna

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