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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...availability of rapid tests varies by city. Some testing locations in California charge for this type of test, but there are many locations that will provide the test for free. For testing locations, you can call the California HIV/AIDS Hotline at 1-800-367-AIDS or you can do your own referral search by visiting www.aidshotline.org . Window Period The "window period" is the time it takes for a person who has been infected with HIV to...
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Upgrade to insurance possible?

My son tested hiv + and has lousy insurance, can he upgrade his insurance without astronomical fees?
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
If he is covered under a group health plan with an employer, he will have the option to change to any other plan the employer offers at open enrollment. If he has an individual policy, it might be difficult but he should at least try to upgrade... Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...basic information about HIV from the archives. Dr. Bob Facts for Life What You and the People You Care About Need to Know About HIV/AIDS 2006 Frequently Asked Questions What is HIV? What is AIDS? How quickly do people infected with HIV develop... Read more »

Too afraid to get my test results, some support please!

Dear Doctor Bob, I finally figured that the only way to put my mind in peace is to get tested. So I got tested. I was told that I am supposed to call to get the result, I'm a bit nervous and not quite have the nerves to make that call yet. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Timmy,Stop wasting time writing to me and make the call to get your results. We have a bet pending, remember?Good luck!Dr. Bob Read more »

New rare HIV strain test

Dear Dr.Thank you for answering my question.I totally agree with your opinion that any HIV can be detected by anti-body screening test.However it just like you have turkey on thanksgiving day and I've never seen what a turkey looks like in real...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you still won't believe the result. Hence, my recommendation that you seek psychiatric help remains unchanged.Dr. BobNew rare HIV strain Jul 7, 2007 Dear Dr. I am from China. I had unsafe sex with a Chinese guy (a bisextual who is working in NY)... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

University of Nebraska Health Center Offers HIV Testing at Each Appointment

... Under a new program, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is offering free HIV testing to students receiving routine care at University Health Center (UHC). At the conclusion of their appointment, whether Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utah County to Offer Free HIV Testing

... From June 28 through July 1, the Utah County Health Department will perform free HIV testing at the Utah County Health and Justice Building, 151 S. University Ave., Ste. 1709, in Provo. On June 30 only, walk-in Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Clinical Trials FAQ

...available for people who are uninsured and can not afford their medications. In addition, in the United States, every state has an AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) and a Medicaid program, which may provide you with FDA-approved medications if... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

... Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat Read more »
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any free dating sites for hiv gay people!!!

Posted by keeponliving, 9 Replies
...just tested positive, n life is changed thoroughly! lost my lover,he just ran away after i told him that am infected hiv.dunno where to turn now. anyone can help me !!!! Read more »

RNA testing,

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...is RNA testing available? RNA Testing for HIV RNA testing is available in King County for all gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) who test for HIV at these Read more »

no money = no life?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
everything I read here is positive, as long as you can afford the drugs... If i can't access drugs, will I just slip through the cracks & die? Read more »

Skill in HIV testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is there any skill involved in performing a HIV Elisa test? Does anyone know how long it actually takes to perform the test itself? Is the blood just fed into a machine which Read more »