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Likelyhood of getting HIV after protected sex with a hooker--so stressed and scared

Dear Dr.,This forum is amazing. My fears and anxiety are starting to consume me so I figured I'd try to ask some questions to clear things up.Almost a month ago I had protected sex with a hooker in california. I used a latex condom and she gave me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...phobias as well as addressing your guilt and panic issues.Thank you for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's urgently needed and warmly appreciated. In return I'm sending you my... Read more »

Odds of contracting HIV through protected sex

What are the odds of contracting HIV through protected vaginal sex with a person known to have the... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other? Read more »
Articles
The Body PRO

Human Trial of Vaginal Microbicide Gel PRO 2000 Finds Some Level of HIV Protection

...gel. The placebo and the no-gel arms are the control arms. The two active products were being tested for their efficacy against HIV infection. Salim Abdool Karim, M.D., Ph.D. PRO 2000 is an anionic polymer; it works by attaching to... Read more »
UNAIDS

UNAIDS Executive Director Calls for Action to Protect Youth From HIV/AIDS

...Nations General Assembly Special Session on Children, Dr Peter Piot, Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), called on governments to expand their efforts to provide HIV prevention and care for young people.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Yemen's Parliament Plans to Debate Law That Would Protect People Living With HIV/AIDS, Address Stigma, Discrimination

... Yemen's Parliament is expected to begin debating a law that aims to protect the rights of people living with HIV/AIDS and address related stigma and discrimination, Yemen's The National reports. Abdulbari Daghish -- chair of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Protective Gene May Boost Hepatitis C Infection

...Patients with a gene variation that protects them from HIV infection may be more prone to developing hepatitis C, German researchers report in the June issue of Gastroenterology (2002;122:1721-1728). Read more »
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Hiv and AIDs reporting

Posted by rain05, 5 Replies
What exactly does the CDC do with your name and information? Who is able to access it? Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV/AIDS and Youth

Posted by aledbetter
...With over 50% of new HIV infections occurring in the age group of 15 to 24, young people need to be informed about HIV/AIDS in order to protect themselves, as well as their futures. Our site http://whatudo.org is an information destination for... Read more »

Can you work full time through life with hiv/aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...four children and very very large child support obligations. I have talked with my doctors and read about the prognosis of hiv this day and age and can live a fairly normal life. But also read about people on disability and not working. So... Read more »