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How Do I Become Certified For Hiv Testing In Florida

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

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Flipped got tested (ANOTHER FLUFFERNUTTER, 2010)

Dr. Bob: Well, I did it! I got tested. I went at 81 days instead of 84-is that OK? Figured since I had no risk, that would be OK? I also stopped in the dress shop to talk to the seamstress and she said it was a pin from the bottom of the dress that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...psychiatrist. If your problem is mental agony and depression, you may well need the help of a mental health practitioner, not an HIV/AIDS specialist. I urge you to use the archives and also to review the question you are repeatedly resubmitting.... Read more »

Flipped has questions about testing

Hi Dr. Bob: I'm BAAAACK and still worried. I have about 2 weeks to be tested(stepped on pin at dress shop). I have counted the days and wonder if 84 days is OK to be tested??? That would be 7X4=28x3=84. Would that be conclusive? I also would like to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation he put it my tooth(did he use an old infected hiv needle)? Have you ever heard of dentists doing this?(Besides the one in Florida) I keeep asking my husband if he has ever been with someone else(man or woman). I keep thinking hiv is jumping... Read more »

Follow up - KS on the bottom of foot

Dr. Bob - thank you for your response to my question. I appreciate the feedback. I have been on a prophylaxis of Dapsone for a year (allergic to Sulfa drugs) as I knew my counts were low and it took over 10 months to become qualified for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...organizations could help connect you with an AIDS specialist. I'll reprint some information below about finding a competent HIV/AIDS physician specialist.Good luck Patrick. And yes, there are indeed still advocates out here! (Unfortunately, just... Read more »

HIV+ Health Insurance

Recently relocated from CA to FL., I am self employed, healthy and HIV+.I do not require meds. I have coverage in California which needs to be changed to Florida.The Ins. Co. in CA is unaware of my HIV status (I was lucky enough to receive early...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...want to inquire of your current insurance policy contact to see if you could "transfer" the coverage from CA to FL. With an HIV+ diagnosis, it could be difficult to purchase an individual policy. However, if you were to get a job with a company... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Florida HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups, Health Departments to Increase HIV Awareness Among Minorities Ahead of National HIV Testing Day

... HIV/AIDS advocacy groups and health departments in Florida are planning several events aimed at increasing awareness about HIV among minorities Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Black Churches in Florida, Nationwide, Launch HIV/AIDS Testing Initiative Targeted Toward Black Community

... Black religious leaders across Florida have launched a joint initiative between the state Department of Health and the African Methodist Episcopal Church to establish Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: HIV Testing for Blacks Is a Unifying Mission

... Health departments and community agencies across Florida will take part in today's sixth annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in a bid to halt the spread of the disease in a community that has been particularly affected. Mirroring... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Florida Advocacy Group Launches HIV/AIDS Education, Testing Campaign Aimed at MSM

...Palm Beach Post , 3/30). The report, conducted by the state Department of Health , found that an estimated one in 22 MSM in Florida is HIV-positive. The report also found one in 12 black MSM in the state is HIV-positive, compared with one in 18... Read more »
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How long does the HIV test take?

Posted by missing, 1 Reply
It has been a week and I am still waiting for the result. I thought ELISA is a quick test? Does that means my blood has to go through Western Blot........... I know ELISA can produce false positive but that small 1% chance doesn't seems very... Read more »

Just tested negative.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I just tested negative at 19 weeks after unprotected sex. Do I need to test at 26 weeks or do you think I'm in the clear? Read more »

reasons doctors test

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...I was just wondering what some of the reasons doctors decide to test for hiv you know besides oral thrush like blood values (low or hight cbc hemoglobin, vitamin, testosterone deficiencies ) any input would Read more »

miami florida

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...spoke with hiv counselor in miami florida that rank number 2 in the united states concerning coinfection. he said it can take six to nine month to test positive to hiv Read more »