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safety about hiv rapid test pad

hi, Dr Robert;I Have read some of your answers regarding the safety of rapid test pad. according to your answer, seems those rapid test pads do not contain any infecious virus, and made of bio combinants. does that mean MOST rapid test kit in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,It means all rapid test kits (and other HIV testing assays) on the market are safe, do not contain any virus and pose absolutely no risk for possible infection.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV meds and Heart Safety?

I have never been on meds yet but will be starting soon my cd4 is good (505). My question is, I... Read more »

Stocrin and Babies (Safety and Toxicity of Anti-HIV Medications During Pregnancy, 2009)

Hi,Thanks for all the advise so far.I am 34yr female and positive for the last 11yrs, am considerng... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Safety Risk Associated With HIV Drug Videx

... A rare but serious liver disorder has been reported in some patients taking the HIV drug Videx (didanosine) and its delayed-release formulation, Videx EC, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Monday. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Preliminary Results From First Safety Study of Daily Tenofovir for HIV Prevention Among MSM Find No Significant Concerns

... Preliminary analyses from the first study to examine the clinical and behavioral safety of tenofovir taken daily for HIV prevention among gay and bisexual men suggest no significant safety concerns. A prior study in Ghana, Nigeria and... Read more »
The Body

California-Based Porn Actress Tests HIV Positive, Prompting New Debate Over Health Safety for Heterosexual Adult Film Actors

...hallmark of heterosexual porn films. Standard practice in the U.S. heterosexual porn industry is for actors to get tested for HIV once every 30 days, and condom use during filming is all but unheard of. So the recent revelation that an actress in... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

Senate Passage of FDA "Reform" Bill Threatens Safety of People with HIV/AIDS

...year. "There are few constituencies who support the concept of FDA reform as stronglyas the one million people living with HIV/AIDS in America; but fewconstituencies will be harmed as greatly by this bill," said Daniel Zingale,AIDS Action... Read more »
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Check my research please? hiv risk.. no?

Posted by poblly, 2 Replies
...Hello. My friend is hiv positive and I am mad at him. Heres why. I held my hand out to give him a "pound" (you know where you make a fist and the other Read more »

Toilet Safety/Open Wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My son is coming to see us. He has HIV and Chrohns disease and has blood in his stool, my wife has bleeding hemroids and I have had a boil near my butt lanced and Read more »

My Partner Has HIV

Posted by edney, 4 Replies
...My partner has HIV, we have been very careful and using protection. I have not been tested. How soom should I be tested, he is very cautious of Read more »

safety of testing at state run std clinics... plea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...go)and i was wondering if their is any chance a needle could be used twice? i know i am a paranoid but can any of you share what safety procedures are taken? would it be possible for them to use a needle twice? Read more »