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Is Hiv Present In Menstrual Blood

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HIV from menstrual blood on gym equipment

Hi Dr. Bob. First off let me see that you're website is such a blessing, I am living in a small (very small, hick if you will, southern town -my husband's idea) but one of my HIV + friends turned me on to your website before I moved from DC just...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,They "closed the gym indefinitely because of the scandal." YIKES! No doubt HIV ignorance, stigma and hysteria are alive and well in Small Town, U.S.A. If any of the small-minded folks living in Small Town, Read more »

Menstrual Blood and HIV

Please Dr. Frascino...i will donate $100USD if you respond to my plea!!About 1.5 months ago, i had... Read more »

Sex During Period - Mixed Status Couple

Hello, I am + and my husband is negative. We have sex regularly and always use a condom.I recently... Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...cells are smaller than normal. This is usually caused by an iron deficiency or chronic disease. A high MCV can be caused by HIV medications. This is not dangerous. However, a high MCV can indicate megaloblastic anemia, where red blood cells are... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...women differently in some ways: When women are first diagnosed, they tend to have lower viral loads (amount of HIV in the blood) compared to men who are newlydiagnosed Women generally have a faster disease progression, and lower CD4... Read more »
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menstrual blood

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can you get hiv from menstrual blood? Read more »

Prolonged menstrual period an HIV symptom?

Posted by anonymous34134, 1 Reply
...months after the encounter (mouth swab) - negative. Then, a month later (that makes it four months after the encounter), I got a blood test. Still negative. I did not get tested again after that. For a while in 2008 I was getting sick every month... Read more »

Toilet concerns:

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have a few questions about HIV transmission. if there was menstrual blood in a toilet, and it splashed up on your rectum or vagina, is it possible to get infected? Read more »

Blood in stool????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is blood in a stool a symptom? I read yesterday that green stool is not a symptom but what about little blood particles on toilet paper Read more »