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How To Avoid Hiv At Raves

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Hiv at a rave? (NEEDLESTICK AT A RAVE, 2011) (URBAN LEGENDS, 2011)

Hello about 3 weeks ago I went to a rave in New York City. I took MDMA and was on my own. I never heard about any needle stick rumors prior to this night. At one point in the night I remembered someone brushing against my arm where my skin was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Question: "Is my concern legitimate, or am I just paranoid?"Answer: Paranoid. Absolutely, positively loony tunes. I agree with your doctor. You're a fluffernutter. So relax, Max. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. See link... Read more »

PEOPLE BEING PRICKED WITH HIV AT RAVES

Hi, I recently went to the New Years Rave, Together as One in California. Ive heard that many... Read more »

Transmission of HIV From Being Poked With a Needle At a Rave

Hello,I've been reading ur website and had a question myself regarding the transmission of HIV... Read more »
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Body Positive

Meeting Clients "Where They Are"

Over the past two decades, harm reduction has emerged as one of the most positive social contributions made by the fight against HIV and AIDS. For most of those two decades, Don McVinney has advocated and practiced harm reduction strategies in the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Harm Reduction and HIV

What Is Harm Reduction? Harm Reduction in Action Harm Reduction and HIV Challenges to Harm Reduction Is Harm Reduction Legal? Harm Reduction in New Mexico The Bottom Line For More Information What Is Harm Reduction? Harm... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Examining Link Between "Power Structures," Disease Spread Through Study of Incarceration, HIV Treatment

In this Open Society Foundations (OSF) blog post , Daniel Wolfe, director of the International Harm Reduction Development Program at OSF, examines "the ways that power structures, rather than individuals, contribute to disease rebound and spread,"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Harm Reduction Forum Coming Up

The AIDS Committee of Guelph and Wellington County will present the second annual "Harm Reduction Forum: Understanding Our Community" on March 11 at the Guelph Youth Music Center. Topics to be discussed include methadone maintenance treatment,... Read more »
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avoiding reporting requirements

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I live in a state that has mandatory HIV reporting.

My question is this,

Although the state where I live currently offers anonymous testing, to get treatment the test must be confidential. As a result of this requirement the result of the test, if... Read more »

avoiding transmission to others in school.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
im still waiting 3 month's to get tested, by the time the date comes i will be starting highschool, how can i avoid passing the virus to my friends and classmates in school?

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How To Avoid Excessive Negative Thinking

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 5 Replies
I really appreciate reading so many of your posts that give hope and receiving encouraging messages from some of you who are going through many of things that I have or will go through.

Recently, I received a message from Mike that reminded me that... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 3 Replies
Hi there,

Thank you in advance for reading...

I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. At this party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. Read more »