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How Many People Go To Hiv Testing Clinics In New York

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...smear. More research is needed and both the consumer and provider communities need to be educated. It is critical that MSM talk to their medical providers about their sexual orientation, HIV status and sexual practices. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found that nearly 40% of MSM do not come out to their provider. 8 Those who are open about their sexual orientation often do not know enough about anal cancer to...
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Oraquick Advance Test Confusion (RELIABILITY OF ORAQUICK TESTS, 2009)

Dr BobI tested negative using the Oraquick Advance HIV 1/2 rapid test. I started reading some things on line that stated the accuracy of the rapid test was not as good as the standard ELISA test and had a higher rate of false negative test. This...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...was indeed a fabulous evening! I spent it having dinner with two of my favorite people: Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim and New York Times op-ed columnist Frank Rich!Regarding your ding-dong problem, the blowjob actually bruised Mr. Happy?... Read more »

Qn from HIV+ mother

Dear Dr. McGowan,first of all, thank you for your time and commitment to helping people. I am HIV-positive young female. I do not know how and when I got the virus, but I always had viral load less than 48 copies/ml. I eventually got pregnant and...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...I am so glad that you have been doing well and that your baby is healthy.In New York State, where I practice, the recommended screening of a new born baby is: at birth, at 2 weeks, 4 weeks, 8-10 weeks and 4 months Read more »

Donation Sent; Question Regarding Oraquick (RELIABILITY OF ORAQUICK ORAL TESTS, 2009)

Hi Dr. Bob....I sent a donation (cheque) 3 weeks ago via mail but I dont believe that the money has been withdrawn yet. I am in Canada, so maybe it'll take a little longer.I wanted to ask for follow-up information regarding the issue with the rapid...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...was indeed a fabulous evening! I spent it having dinner with two of my favorite people: Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim and New York Times op-ed columnist Frank Rich! Regarding your ding-dong problem, the blowjob actually bruised Mr. Happy?... Read more »

Ding Dong Injury- Can people trust the rapid hiv tests? (Seattle Department Finds OraSure HIV Test to Be Less Accurate Than Label Claims)

DR Greetings and well wishes!! I hope your having a fabulous evening!! First let me tell you that you give hope to the hopeless. Thats power!! Here is my story. I tested negative at 96 days with the finger prick test. I then went back and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...was indeed a fabulous evening! I spent it having dinner with two of my favorite people: Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim and New York Times op-ed columnist Frank Rich!Regarding your ding-dong problem, the blowjob actually bruised Mr. Happy?... Read more »
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New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

HIV Testing Is Now a Routine Part of Health Care in New York

...allowing for verbal consent in some circumstances. Voluntary HIV testing is now part of routine medical care in the state of New York. As of today, due to a change in New York's State Public Health Law, New York residents receiving health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Law Not Affecting HIV Testing

... New York's law requiring the names of HIV-positive individuals to be submitted to the state is not discouraging people from getting tested, Read more »
The Body

New York: Open Wide: Dentists Now Offer Quick HIV Tests

... A private dentist in New York City has added a $15 rapid-result HIV test to the routine services offered at the practice. "The topic of HIV can be uncomfortable Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City STI Clinics Stop Use of Oral Fluid With HIV Tests Because of Rate of False Positives

... New York City sexually transmitted infection clinics have stopped using oral fluid with OraSure Technologies ' OraQuick Advance Rapid Read more »
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hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...around for more than a decade can diagnose recent infections like this man's. Unfortunately, the technology is rarely used in New York City. In this patient's case, his partner had infected him two weeks earlier, and his body was responding to... Read more »

I Love New York

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...length of time after infection that it takes for a person to develop enough specific antibodies to be detected by our current testing methods. If an individual engages in unsafe sex or shares drug injection equipment and becomes infected, the... Read more »

Archive "I LOVE NEW YORK"

Posted by Anonymous
...Based upon a clearer understanding of current scientific and clinical data, the Departments of Health (DOH) for the State and new york City have determined that the "window period" for HiV infection probably does not exceed one month in most... Read more »

Window Guidelines

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...length of time after infection that it takes for a person to develop enough specific antibodies to be detected by our current testing methods. If an individual engages in unsafe sex or shares drug injection equipment and becomes infected, the... Read more »