Iodine And Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Vitamins and Minerals

...Different nutrients affect digestion, the nervous system, thinking, and other body processes. Micronutrients can be found in many foods. Healthy people might be able to get enough vitamins and minerals from their food. People with HIV or another illness need more micronutrients to help repair and heal cells. Also, many medications can create shortages of different nutrients. What Are Antioxidants? Some molecules in the body are in a form...
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HIV from operating room exposure

I revised this question to be more specific to the topic at hand. Anyways, two weeks ago I was shadowing in an operating room and I scratched my arm on a dull, external fixation device that had blood (probably dried) on it from a surgery 15 minutes...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...quickly evaluate and document these incidents and provide the health care worker with whatever she needs, from reassurance to HIV testing to the provision of post-exposure prophylaxis when indicated. Following this established protocol would then... Read more »


I have found your answers enlightening, hope-generating and at times hilarious (when you debunk dubious treatments). I live in Japan where a product similar to Betadine is said tobe effective in preventing HIV transmission. Would gargling with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Higher concentrations of povidone-iodine (Betadine) have been shown to be effective in inactivating HIV topically (prior to surgical procedures, etc.). It has not been studied nor is it recommended as a preventative to decrease HIVRead more »

Autoimmune and HIV testing period

this is not the the first time i ask question on this forum, but hope i would get the first response. on the 23rd of October i had a "very low risk" experinece in which i have kissed (casual) a woman after she had licked her finger whihc was inside...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi, Your HIV risk is essentially nonexistent. Your five negative HIV tests out to 99 days are definitive and conclusive. Graves' disease, Read more »

greeting from INDONESIAN fellow

Hello Doctor Frascino,I would like to say that you have done amazing works for all people around the world. I think that if your forum can be translated into many languages, many lives can be saved by your knowledges sharing. Please tell me if...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Adil,Your HIV risk from the iodine solution bottle is completely nonexistent. HIV does not survive outside the body and certainly not in iodineRead more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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 Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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a simple question on hiv's survival

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...for several seconds. But after I did all these, I still can see a little stain on the blade. My question is: do you think the HIV virus can still survive after 24 hours exposed to air, water wash and Iodine scrub? Read more »

To Douche

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...was splashed in your face from the stripper's vagina. Are you aware that the contents in douche are vinegar, baking soda and iodine? Doctor's do not recommend douching as the liquids are so corrosive that it will eat away the inner wall of the... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
... Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

hiv natural healing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...leafy perennial herds results in more vigorous leaf production and healthier plants. Flowers And Bulbs Herb flowers---chives, marigolds, borage,and chamomile--- should be pick carefully when they are fully open. Lavender is best when the... Read more »