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The Feminization of an Epidemic

...are uniquely affected by these side effects compared to men. This is likely due to a few reasons. First, women have more total body fat than men. And second, HIV-positive women tend to have more central obesity. However, women and men tend to have equal rates of fat loss from their extremities. Patients have described this fat pattern in women as resembling "beach balls on sticks." [See "Lipodystrophy and Women," May/June 2004 issue.] Further...
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HIV, allergies and other possible indicators of infection

Hi Dr. Bob,I apologise if this is in the wrong forum but because of the different aspects in the question I didn't know which one to put it in. My question is related to the likelyhood of me contracting HIV (I'm really trying to get things straight...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...can have negative consequences. (See below.) If your anxiety is preventing you from getting your HIV test, you should get treatment for your anxiety. Anti-anxiety mediations and/or counseling can be very helpful. The odds are all in your favor... Read more »

foreskin (CIRCUMCISION)

I often hear conflicting reports on the risk of having foreskin. I've heard that foreskin harbors HIV, I've also heard it prevents HIV. My Personal opinion is if having forskin is such a huge risk, why do males who have Hiv/AIDS tend to be mostly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...investigators are also examining the following in an ongoing study: 1) safety and acceptability of male circumcision in HIV-infected men and men of unknown HIV infection status, 2) safety and acceptability of male circumcision in the men's female... Read more »

Re: Obama not for change

Dr, First of all, my wife and I are not conflicted at all about our son being a gay man. Im not sure why you bring that up. No, we havent had and dont need any family counseling. We are very proud parents of a proud gay man. We do not harbor...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...becoming president of your local chapters of PFLAG (Parents and Families of Lesbians And Gays). For your own edification, I should mention that whether the fruit of your loins meets his future husband (or next trick) online or even in a gay... Read more »

Believing the No problem here propaganda

Good Doctor,I just wanted to write to you and your readers and let them know not to buy in to the many recent articles out there that suggest that HIV is that gay and black disease. Ive been reading too many articles that have indirectly implied...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thanks for your comments. I believe the journalists of whom you speak are missing the critical point. The flurry of news reports stems from a recent Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence and Awareness of HIV Infection Among Men Who Have Sex With Men -- 21 Cities, United States, 2008

...test results, and anonymously referred to care when appropriate. HIV testing was performed by collecting blood or oral specimens for either Western blot (WB) or immunofluorescence assay (IFA) confirmatory testing in a laboratory or rapid testing... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Black Men Matter

... A few weeks ago the Obama administration convened the first White House consultation on African American men and AIDS. Scores of Black men gathered from all over the country: the usual suspects (like me), clergy, civil rights leaders, Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

How to Engage Black Men in the HIV/AIDS Fight

... This is the third in a series of editorials about the critical role that Black men play in ending the AIDS epidemic in Black America. Part 1 described three reasons that Black men matter in the fight against Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

... How can I find an agency near me that provides information and services to gay and other men who have sex with men, who use methamphetamine? What is methamphetamine? What are the short-term effects of methamphetamine Read more »
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New Research Study for NYC HIV+ Men

Posted by ProjectACE
...Im just here to spread the word about a new Research study in the NYC area. This study looks at HIV+ mens use of drugs and medication. This is a great way to help the community. Receive up to $430 for your time. We are LGBT researchers Read more »

New Research Study for NYC HIV+ Men

Posted by ProjectACE
...Hi guys, I?m just here to spread the word about a new Research study in the NYC area. This study looks at HIV+ men?s use of drugs and medication. Receive up to $430 for your time. No judgments, sex positive, completely confidential. You can Read more »

New Research Study for NYC HIV+ Men

Posted by ProjectACE
...Im just here to spread the word about a new Research study in the NYC area. This study looks at HIV+ mens use of drugs and medication. This is a great way to help the community. Receive up to $430 for your time. We are LGBT researchers Read more »

New Research Study for NYC HIV+ Men

Posted by ProjectACE
...Hi guys, Im just here to spread the word about a new Research study in the NYC area. This study looks at HIV+ mens use of drugs and medication. Receive up to $430 for your time. No judgments, sex positive, completely confidential. You can Read more »