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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...that they cannot afford to avoid talking with their children about HIV. Talking to your children about HIV is an opportunity to provide them with facts and dispel myths. Talking about HIV will help your children to develop lifelong values regarding sexual activity and drug use. It is also a chance to develop an open and honest relationship with your children. The Facts About HIV Many parents are uncomfortable talking to their children...
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Just want to share my warning about Tamoxifen for gynecomastia

Long story short, I chose to use from my doc, Tamoxifen a breast cancer drug, to undo the gynecomastia I was getting due to Sustiva. (had all my hormones checked Sustiva seemed the likely culprit). Well the Tamoxifen worked, but also took away my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your experience noted-thanks for posting. KH Read more »

swallow or spit (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2009)

hi, is it safe to swallow the cum from a guy? some says its okay but I want to be assured
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...stomach would kill any virus it would be safer that having it in our mouth and spitting it out. I guess this would also go along that old pharse "What is the Difference between like and love - Spit or Swallow". Whould this go along those same... Read more »

CBC test - Warning flag for HIV?

Mr. Sowadsky, Hi. I have a 3-part question: I am curious, would a abnormalCBC test result (red & white blood cell count, functional platelets, and lymphs) serve as a warning flagfor possible HIV infection? In regards to "symptoms" of HIV...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...unprotected oral sex is much less riskier thanother sexual acts, but even if the receptive partner is HIV+, are you sayingthat as long as there is no "visible blood" that this is considered safe?What about sores (canker, cold) or tiny cuts in the... Read more »

Long time worrier (think 2003), first time poster

Dr. Bob,Thank you for your time. This site truly is a unique resource (I wish I had known about it in high school, as it is way better than the STD information I received).I tested negative for HIV in December 2003, after my doctor told me I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about a referral to a therapist to help you confront and conquer these unwarranted fears and worries. Why continue to be a "long time worrier" when you have absolutely nothing to worry about?Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Check It Out Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...people with HIV or AIDS , or cancer , or those on chronic steroids) People younger than 19 years of age who are receiving long-term aspirin therapy In addition, some studies have shown that obese persons ( body mass index > 30 ) and... Read more »
The Well Project

How to Read a Package Insert

...following sections appear: Description Microbiology and Clinical Pharmacology Indications and Usage Contraindications Warnings Precautions Adverse Reactions Overdosage Dosage and Administration How Supplied Package inserts for some... Read more »
The Well Project

Domestic Violence and HIV

...these harmful words or actions may or may not lead to actual physical harm, they can still be very upsetting, scary, and leave long-term emotional scars. While most domestic violence involves men assaulting women, it can also involve men... Read more »
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Seriously Needing Advice

Posted by dale30, 3 Replies
...are very tender. I feel exhausted all day and even after 9-10 hours of sleep. I have headaches that come and go but nothing long lasting. I will admit, I have been reading all these HIV stories and possible infections along with various "signs... Read more »

A warning to all women

Posted by capri75, 2 Replies
Just to let you know that there are scammers on HIV+ dating sites. They know how vulnerable we are and they are ready to attack as quick as they can. They will tell you how much they love you and wanting to marry you as in yesterday. They would also... Read more »

A bitter lesson and a warning from Malawi

Posted by Deceived, 2 Replies
...had not been entirely honest with me. Never in my worst nightmares would I have imagined the truth - that he had known all along and had deliberately infected me. At the time, I put my pain to one side and comforted him while frantically trying... Read more »

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