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Hiv Related Cancers In Homosexual Men

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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...choose anti-HIV drugs because of interactions with other medications. Mental Problems Older people may have more problems with thinking and remembering than younger people. These symptoms can appear to be the same as HIV-related mental problems. Fact Sheet 505 has more information on HIV and nervous system problems. These problems, sometimes called dementia, are less severe than they were before the use of strong anti-HIV drugs. It is...
Ask the Experts

What hospital would you suggest that I get a second opinion? (NON-HIV-RELATED KAPOSIS SARCOMA, 2010)

Dr. Robert,I am a 61 y/o gay male who is HIV negative and I have KS with HHV-8. I am being treated at Fox Chase Cancer Center. I use Panretin gel, however, I am not seeing significant progress. Is KS that rare in HIV neg. men?I am thinking about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...second opinion, certainly Sloan-Kettering would be a good choice.There are several different types or classifications of non-HIV-related Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS). A complete discussion of each is beyond the scope of this forum, which is devoted to... Read more »

HIV over 50 (HIV IN OLDER FOLKS, 2009)

Hello,Do you know what strategies or prevention efforts have been done to address the individuals over 50 that are getting the virus? What prevention efforts do you think will be effective in the prevention of HIV in this population?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Older people may have more problems with thinking and remembering than younger people. These symptoms can be the same as HIV-related mental problems. Fact Sheet 505 has more information on HIV and nervous system problems. These problems,... Read more »

HIV infection cure? Was told on CNN. What do you think? Mommy of three. (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hello my beloved Dr. Bob. I hope you are feeling wonderfully. I am writing because I came upon this article today on CNN's news page. I think I know you enough to figure out what you think about it, but truly want to hear all you have to say about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cells," where it lies dormant yet remains capable of reigniting an infection. But that same year, researchers discovered that some gay men astonishingly remained uninfected despite engaging in very risky sex with as many as hundreds of partners.... 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 »
Articles
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Health Concerns for Gay Men

...health problems, regardless of sexual orientation. The following article will discuss the more common health problems found among gay men. For simplicity's sake, I will use the word "gay" here to represent both homosexual and bisexual men. I will... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Should Gay Men Be Allowed to Donate Blood?

...blood is collected in this country. The stigma and discrimination gay men and others feel when asked to donate is more directly related to how blood drives are conducted rather than to the exclusion policy. In our high-tech world, awash in... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...among homosexual men in New York and California, and retrospective examination of frozen blood samples from a U.S. cohort of gay men showed the presence of HIV antibodies as early as 1978, but not before then. Subsequently, in every region,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...accumulate fat in the abdomen or breast areas and are less likely to lose fat in the arms or legs. Abnormal pre-cancerous cell types related to cervical cancer are more frequent and severe in women who are HIV-positive. See Fact Sheet 510 for... Read more »
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Religion - HIV - GAY

Posted by Anonymous, 18 Replies
...a sin. To those of you who are church-goers, how do you deal with the negativity of churches - especially when you are both gay and HIV? I am having some trouble with this, so any thoughts would be appreciated..... :) Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...are in an advanced stage of infection. The team's major discovery is that there is an equal number of infections in women and men, further evidence that the disease could be heterosexually transmitted. "This changed the landscape of AIDS... Read more »

Baby-boomers living with HIV

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
...lives we face a different set of challenges than the average people our age. The HIV antiviral drugs are great, there is no argument there. Its a fear of the unknown that faces us as we age into our 50s, 60 and beyond. Although My Doctor keeps... Read more »

23 and just got tested + not sure what life has

Posted by Anonymous, 36 Replies
...start treament and letting life go, will i ever beable to be truthful to the people i love (family-friends) telling people i was gay was bad enough now hiv! dont think i can cope living with what are ment to be the best years of my life with this... Read more »