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Drug Use and HIV

How Does Drug Use Relate to HIV? Injection and Infection Access to Clean Needles Drug Use and Unsafe Sex Medications and Drugs The Bottom Line How Does Drug Use Relate to HIV? Drug and alcohol use is a major factor in the spread of HIV infection. Shared equipment for using drugs can carry HIV and hepatitis, and drug and alcohol use is linked with unsafe sexual activity. Drug and alcohol use can also be dangerous for people who are...
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Will bactrim ds tablets and hydrocortisone injections affect the HIV test results.

Dear Dr.A friend of mine had sex with a sex worker. My friend waited for the 3 month window period to complete before he went for his HIV testing. He was having some HIV symptoms (UTI, backpain, depression etc). His doctor put him on bactrim ds...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HIThe guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks and then again at 90 days if this test is negative then so is the person. Your friend is HIV free from that exposure. The symptoms your friend is experiencing are not HIV... Read more »

Silicone Injections for HIV-Facial Lypoatrophy?

Dear Dr. Bob,I have had a recent consultation with a local expert on what appears to be the most promising, cost effective and seemingly permanent correction of facial lypoatrohpy. Everything, thusfar, leads me to what is called "highly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, I'm well aware of "Silikon 1000" and the serial puncture technique. As with several other facial fillers for lipoatrophy, I've seen some good and some not-so-good results with this product. As to whether it's the... Read more »

Injections or transfusion??

Doctor Frascino, I trust your opinions. thanks for everything you do for the HIV community. I have a question for you. My practitioner said I should wait to treat my anemia until I need a transfusion because it's better and safer than taking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Q,The best treatment for anemia is to identify all the contributing causes and treat those causes, which have specific therapies. There are multiple treatable causes of anemia in the setting of HIV disease. For example: opportunistic infections... Read more »

taking insulin injection in public toilet

Hii doctor wohl....had asked u a question regarding any possible risk of hiv by taking insulin injection And you said no risk. But what if there was any hiv body fluid on wet door knob and I touched th wet door knob and then the tip of insulin...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Still no risk. No one ever got infected with HIV found on a door knob. The knob would have to be coated in fresh HIV-teeming blood horror film style and you would then have to gash yourself with a large knife (an ax or chainsaw would do) and then... Read more »
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Unfortunate Sexual exposure/ injection exposure

Posted by joe62, 2 Replies
Hi to the wonderful people of this website. I want to narrate my story for information and advise.
I am an expat, while away to a third world country, i had a contact with a women with unknown status, and she stayed with me for two weeks, I was well... Read more »

injection of hiv from hiv positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I was at a party injecting drugs. I shared the needle with 2 other people. Later i found out that the guy i shared the needle with was hiv positive. I know i have to get tested. Is it 100% chance that i am infected since his hiv blood went... Read more »

Injection Users

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
to the guy who shot up dope with the person who is HIV Positive if you dont get HIV from this then you dodged a bullet Read more »

GETTING INJECTED WITH A CONTAMINATED NEEDLE . HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I went to donate blood on may 9. They had only 2 nurses and a receptionist at the front desk. Since there were 2 people before that were donating already, and only 2 nurses, the receptionist took my temperature, blood pressure and pulse and also... Read more »