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Hiv Prevention Pill

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Potential for Risky Sex Spurs Discord on HIV Prevention Pill

AIDS advocates are divided about whether the potential approval of the first pill to prevent HIV infection will advance public health efforts to curb the epidemic. The Food and Drug Administration is considering whether to approve Gilead Sciences... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Prevention Pill for Heterosexuals at Risk Too

CDC on Thursday issued updated interim guidance on the use of once-a-day Truvada to prevent HIV, saying providers should consider prescribing it for heterosexual women and men who are at high risk of infection. U.S. health officials previously... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts Group, Others Push for HIV Prevention Pill

The AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts and a dozen other AIDS-fighting groups are asking federal regulators to quickly review the use of a daily pill to prevent new HIV infections among men who have sex with men and among transgender women, two... Read more »
Ask the Experts

prevention pill

I was in a relationship with thelove of my life, we broke up and he hooked up with a guy that was positive, in return know my ex is positive we are in love still after 3 years apart and he was honest with telling me his status, but im scared to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The recommended best prevention method remains the proper use of latex or polyurethane condoms for penetrative sex. Clinical trails are underway to evaluate the efficacy of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). You could consider enrolling in one... Read more »

HIV and addicted to prescription pain pills

My daughter is HIV positive. She takes meds for the HIV, however she has a doctor for Infectious Disease, a psychiatrist, and one she gets pain pills from that was treating her for a knee injury from a car accident. My concern is that I believe...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
You are right to be concerned. She should definitely have her doctors communicate with one another, if they aren't already doing so. Each doctor should know what other medications she is taking.However, the fact that she is taking these... Read more »

HIV Meds & Abortion Pill

I have been HIV+ for over 7 years. I currently am 4 weeks pregnant & taking Viramune, Epivir, & Videx EC. I would like to terminate the pregnancy & wonder if my meds will conflict with the "abortion pill"? My CD4=1000, undetect...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I would suggest you talk to your HIV specialist, as I am not certain which "abortion pill" you are referring to. Also, it's worth pointing out that your current regimen is considered to be an older regimen and associated with a... Read more »

HIV and male enhancement pills

I am considering trying Vimax. Do you if this will interact with Atripla? Also, do you recommend this approach towards achieving additional girth? My length is fine, but I would like more girth; are the surgical options for addt'l girth...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,There are many pills, potions, powders and procedures (surgical) that claim to turn gherkins into anacondas. In addition, there are manual exercises, pumps and African tribal rituals of hanging heavy weights attached by a rope from your Mr.... Read more »
Connect With Others

Thrush... HIV or the pill???

Posted by Anonymous
About one year ago i had a huge HIV scare..... I tested negative at 7 weeks and never tested again because i was told a 7 week test is quite conclusive and i wasn't really in high risk.... i needed to get past it and move on.
I took a new lease on... Read more »


Posted by southerncharm, 1 Reply
I have used Bactrim only to discover that I'm allergic to sulfabiotics; finding out the hard way was not fun. I switched to Dapsone and within a week I had hives again, at that point I decided to switch doctors because I was also dealing with a... Read more »

how many pills?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello, I am HIV positive and go to doc next week. Probably start on meds. I would like and idea of how many pills I will have to take. I know it depends but I'm just curious how many so of you take. I know its not like it used to be taking loads... Read more »

HIV Prevention Job Oppotunities In LA

Posted by Anonymous
Entry level HIV Prevention job opportunities in Los Angeles. Seeking energetic individuals for outreach workers and prevention case managers.

Please visit

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