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Choosing an HIV Care Provider

Why Is Choosing an HIV Care Provider Important? Treating HIV disease is very complicated. There are choices to consider at every stage of the disease. It's best if you and your health care provider work together as a team. That makes it easier to choose and stick to your treatment plan. "Care provider" means a doctor, a physician's assistant, or a nurse practitioner. There are several issues you may want to consider in choosing an HIV care...
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Need an HIV Doctor in NYC

My 23 year old son was just diagnosed. his CD4 count is 500. He has a lot of symptons.. fever, nausea and he needs an specialist in NYC...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below.Dr. BobJust found out... (CHOOSING AN HIV SPECIALIST) Sep 20, 2008Well, doc, the feelings came and went and I got the nerve to test. It was positive... I don't know what to do now and I don't even know if I have long left... Read more »

Free HIV or STD testing Clinic in NYC

I want to know are there any places that offer free HIV and STD testing?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
For New York City, call 1-800-TALK-HIV. The Department of Health will schedule an appointment at a clinic closest to you. You can also request to be tested at an anonymous site.RMK... Read more »

just diagnosed suicidal in nyc

Im so distraught. I bb bottomed once with a guy last summer. a week latter i was sick as a dog. i have been fine since I finally built up enough courage to get checked out. Today I took a rapid finger prick test. Ora quick. I know that they do not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,OK, step away from the balcony and we'll talk!Unprotected sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. There is no way around that fact. You are correct: False-negative OraQuick finger prick rapid tests are extremely... Read more »

NYC Subway Incident--Thank you for your response, Dr. Bob (NEEDLESTICK ON THE SUBWAY, 2011) (URBAN LEGENDS, 2011)

Dear Dr. Bob, I would like to thank you very much for responding to my anxious inquiry. As everyone in this forum who writes to you looking for some kind Dr. Bob reassurance and good karma, I have found some relief in your answer. Thank you so much...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You're welcome! I absolutely agree with the wise folks at the NYCDHMH: no risk! I, too, frequently ride the subway while I'm in NYC; consequently, I'm certainly not going to tell you there are no "mysterious angry people"... Read more »
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Is there anyone in NYC I can talk to?

Posted by espoirnyc, 8 Replies
I tested positive for HIV on August 19th 2009. I'm sure that date will forever be burned into my memory. I remember the counselor closing the door, taking a deep breath and saying "your result is positive." Then I remember feeling like I was... Read more »

Assistant Project Director NYC

Posted by Anonymous
Assistant Project Director
The Center for HIV/AIDS Educational Studies and Training (CHEST)
Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY)
New York, NY

A full-time position to assist the Project Director for a four-year NIH-funded... Read more »

HIV Job Opening in NYC

Posted by Anonymous
http://sh.webhire.com/servlet/av/jd?ai=741&ji=2518913&sn=I

Please apply via the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene website:

Civil Service Title: City Research Scientist
Office Title: Technical Assistance Manager (CRS, II)
Bureau:... Read more »

Seeking HIV+ nonsmokers and smokers for NYC study

Posted by notices1
Are you HIV+? (Earn $250) (mahnattan, brooklyn, queens, bronx)

Seeking HIV+ nonsmokers and smokers 18 years or older to participate in a study looking for genetic link to lung disease in Weill Cornell Medical College. Offering $50 compensation for 5... Read more »