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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Photo Exhibit Lets Africa AIDS Victims Show Their Own Story

"The House Is Small but the Welcome Is Big," an exhibit featuring photos taken by 18 AIDS-orphaned African children, opens this week at a Denver art gallery. The backers of the project -- which will also be shown in New York, Los Angeles and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

USCA 2010: Listen to Stories of AIDS Victims

"Advances in treatment options, as well as natural limitations of our nation's collective attention span, have contributed to a general decline in the public's sense of urgency when it comes to HIV/AIDS. "But while the epidemic has largely fallen... Read more »
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Coming Out as HIV Positive: "I Never Wanted to Be a Victim"

Venton Jones was diagnosed with HIV at a very inopportune time: He had only been out as gay to his family for a few months, and after his coming out, "HIV was what they expected." Also, after suffering from a seroconversion flu, but testing... Read more »
Ask the Experts

no one to ask around, every statistic has to have its .05% victim, donation Q also.

Hello Dr, unless my Q is in the electronic junk basket I will reiterate my story in a shorter version with more to the point Q.Situation: father of a beautiful baby girl w/a regretful night at a glory hole. Performed Oral on a man and freiked out...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello New Devoted Reader from MIA,MIA? Missing in Action?Rather than discuss your "freiked out" current condition, I'll proceed directly to your questions:1.Your symptoms are not worrisome for HIV ARS or HIV disease.2.I cannot... Read more »

Question on Emergency Relief for Hurricane Victims w/HIV

Dr. Bob, you are the best one I can think of to ask this question of since you started and run your a charitbale organization for those people with HIV of lesser means.I ran into dead ends at NYC's GMHC and NYC's AMFAR office. Are there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The needs, medical and otherwise, for those affected by Katrina's wrath are enormous. General medical donations are being accepted by the Red Cross and other relief agencies. I have not been contacted by any HIV/AIDS-specific relief... Read more »

Rape victim will like to say thanks, Dr. Bob!!

Hello Dr. Bob, I am the young male in his twenties that wrote you before that was mugged and sexually molested by three men. After you responded to my letter, I gathered my courage and took an HIV test. I was sexually molested in early January and I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Welcome back to the forum. Im delighted you took my advice. Congratulations on your negative test and getting the support and counseling you need! WOO-HOO. Lets hope the bastards who did this to you are caught and punished. Chances are they are... Read more »

RAPE VICTIM NEEDS HELP PLEASE.

Dear RYAN KULL;After being the victim of a rape in july01,i also had the trauma of having to test up to one year for hiv.i wanted to test to one year for peace of mind,as my attacker,was a drug abuser.my doctor says im ok,and has been quite...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Your HIV tests indicate that you are definitely not infected with HIV. There is no need for further testing.It sounds like you are experiencing an uncomfortable level of anxiety. This is understandable: being the victim of sexual assault is a... Read more »
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Horrified Rape Victim

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Heelo Everyone,
I have been lurking for the last threee months trying to find answers concerning possible infection. Here is my story: On June 4, 2005, I was raped. The rapist was caught and found to be HIV+. In short, I had a nervous breakdown. ... Read more »

Interesting news story of man with HIV?

Posted by RPH
Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV
Wednesday, June 13, 2007
ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for knowingly exposing another... Read more »

Interesting news story on man with HIV?

Posted by RPH
Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV
Wednesday, June 13, 2007
ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for knowingly exposing another... Read more »

interesting news story of man with HIV?

Posted by RPH
Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV
Wednesday, June 13, 2007
ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for knowingly exposing another... Read more »