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Hiv Lesions Localized In One Area

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An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir)

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Local Bay Area Testing

Hello again Dr. Bob!I recently asked you the question entitled "Virgin Getting Tested." Well, I looked for places to get tested and the first palce that came to mind was Planned Parenthood. They weren't the most friendly nor...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Mike,Sorry you are having such a tough time getting such a simple test! I don't know of any specific locations in Santa Cruz, but if you don't mind the short drive over the hill, you'd be welcomed at the Frascino Medical Group in... Read more »

Recidivant skin coccigeal lesion

Sir, i am an italian doctor, 49yo, HIV+ since 1987.During years i experimented all possible medical drugs for my disease, with actual 0 viral load and very good quality of life.Except for one thing: an exuding skin lesion. It is recurrent in the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have observed several patients with recurrent coccyx region skin lesions similar to what you have described-as with your own experience a diagnosis of herpes-like lesions has been used but is unsatisfactory. I dont have any great insights-if any... Read more »

local hiv infection PART III

Haha... I'M the opinionated one? Please try to follow me, without getting confused - this isn't that complicated. I never said it was unheard of to test antibody positive yet have an undetectable viral load. What I said was that the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Opinionated One,Perhaps opinionated was an incorrect adjective . . . . Stubborn might be more accurate.Let me reiterate once again: there is no such thing as local HIV infection. I'm not exactly sure why you are having such difficulty... Read more »

dear lord help me hpv lesions (HPV and HIV, 2009)

Hi i am 23 yrs old and about 6 months ago was diagnosed with genital warts. I also have some lesions on my tonsils and lips i have tested negative via elisa at 3 months and then tested about twice a month out to 23.5 weeks via oraquick advanced...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"dear lord help me hpv lesions." Sure, I'll help, but calling me "dear lord" is a bit creepy. How about just sticking with Dr. Bob, OK?It appears from your post that you're freaking out, because you fear that... Read more »
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Worried about locale information

Posted by Cobal, 2 Replies
I've been under the weather for going on 6 months now. Went and talk to the Hiv/Aids experts in my area and was told some things that shocked me and almost convinced me that I am indeed infected. My symptoms are consistant with primary hiv... Read more »

Oral Lesions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
3 months after possible exposure i have a small hard bump on the roof of my mouth. Is this common with HIV symptoms?

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Local TV documentary on teens & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I live in Jacksonville FL.
All (and I mean all) of the local stations showed this 2 hour documentary on teens that were HIV POZ. It was on every channel. Anyway, one of these teens said he tested and tested and finally on the fourth try after a... Read more »

Trying to find support for a local HIV org in LA

Posted by commonground
Please don't be upset if I am posting this in the wrong place. For four years, I have been working with a small organization in Los Angeles to help provide free services of all kinds to HIV+ persons. The organization is in a major budget... Read more »