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Hiv Positive Messages

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Carrying an Important Message; HIV-Positive Woman Turns to Churches to Help Educate Newark on AIDS Prevention

For three years, AIDS advocate Deloris Dockery has been lobbying Newark-area churches to preach HIV prevention. Early detection, safe sex, and needle exchange are topics many pastors and bishops feel uncomfortable addressing from the pulpit, but... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

KNOW HIV/AIDS Campaign Considers Reworking Its Messages After Discovery of Rare HIV Strain

The " KNOW HIV/AIDS " awareness campaign is "weighing changes" to its messages following last week's announcement of the detection of a rare, drug-resistant HIV strain, which illustrates the disease "remains an elusive and dangerous enemy," the ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wired News Examines How Text Messaging Helps Patients in Developing Countries Manage HIV/AIDS Treatment

Wired News on Thursday examined how HIV/AIDS treatment counselors in countries where health care systems are "overburdened" and doctors are "scarce" are using cell phone text messaging to alert health care clinics about HIV-positive patients'... Read more »
Ask the Experts


Hi Dr. Bob,I had unprotected sex about a month ago. Don't know the status of the guy. Freaked myself out completely. Started cycling through all of the possibilities of how the guy I hooked up with "had" HIV. Convinced myself that I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Boston Guy.Thank you for taking the time to write in and share your story and your "revelation." BRAVO! I'm very proud of you. When it comes to HIV, knowing is always better than not knowing. (See link below.)Thank you also for... Read more »

Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Confused,Yes, there are many mixed messages out there regarding the HIV test window. Guidelines in parts of Australia advise that a six weeks test is conclusive. Other older guidelines claim six months are necessary for a definitive result. In... Read more »

A message to all who have EVERY symptom

Bob,Please post this as a message to all who are experiencing the symptoms of HIV and believe they are infected.Firstly thank you for the time you spend on helping people through this wonderful website. It is a beacon of useful, accurate and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for taking the time to share your story and newfound insights! Be well! Stay well!Dr. Bob... Read more »

A frank Message to Worried Wells

4 years after exposure to HIV, i tested Negative on Elisa, PCR (rna and DNA).However looking at the symptoms of acute infection and seroconversion -- i can only say one thing : I PROBABLY SEROCONVERTED AT LEAST 5 TIMES A YEAR FOR THE PAST FOUR...
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
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Connect With Others

Message for Jackie_Blue

Posted by worldly, 2 Replies
Hi, jackie I sent you a private message I'm the girl who slept with the HIV positive guy and didn't know. Well, I needed to speak toy because yesterday I had a nervous breakdown and I'm on Xanax now so I'm really calm and feel like I'm high as a... Read more »

Sympethetic message for john everyone read

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
John in London has to be the most pathetic loser ever to come here!!!! He writes to doctors on the internet posing as a doctor then puts the same info on this board. He is dying to be told he has HIV so here you go John-----You are HIV infected... Read more »

Message: as long as you have been tested and clear

Posted by nomoreworry4me
Message: as long as you have been tested and cleared by the health department you should be fine.

Anytime anyone gives blood, it is tested for certain STDs and HIV. If it is positive for any of these, the donor is notified - either via the health... Read more »

Getting the Message

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
Is there anything poz guys can wear in public to comunicate with other poz guys they are poz? The gay comunity has the pride colors, is there no other way to let poz guys know who's who in this brave new world we are living in? Read more »