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Good ideas for good sex

Dear Dr. Bob, if you don't like this question please don't use it, but I was wondering if you could point us to some really good safe sexual activities for the first date. I don't mean this to sound like a joke, but if you meet...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your list is indeed completely safe. And if you manage to hit all five activities on your first date, you should consider it a highly successful evening! I'll reprint some information about safer sexual practices below. Also, check out the... Read more »

Is stopping therapie a good Idea

Dear Doctor, i am very happy that I dont have to bother you with some more of the serious problems... Read more »

Is Weight Loss Surgery a Good Idea?

I have been HIV+ for seven years. I've also been very healthy, and continue to be. I'm... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and the Kidneys -- A Look Over Time

To get an idea of what effect HIV infection has on the kidneys, researchers in the United States and European Union have been conducting studies. One American study is called FRAM -- Fat Redistribution and Metabolic change in HIV infection.... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Aging

What gives me the most enthusiasm is still being alive and in very good health after more than 16 years. I'm here to say that it's possible to live with HIV and find a path that allows us to live in a positive way. -- Jacques, 63 It's great... Read more »
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What Makes a Good HIV Specialist?

Competence and Compassion An ethicist who studied physicians and patients observed that: Two excellences or "virtues" are popularly held as appropriate to and necessary for physicians: competence and compassion. Competence for physicians takes two... Read more »
AIDS.gov

Seattle Meeting Focuses on Ideas to Strengthen the HIV Workforce

On October 4, 2011, the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) hosted the second in a series of five Implementation Dialogues in Seattle Washington at Swedish Medical Center. The theme for this meeting was "Building Capacity Within the HIV... Read more »
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Suggested Readin:IDEAS, COM. Jackie, GMan?? ???

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Here is a site I found interesting: http://www.aegis.com/news/re/1998/RE981203.html
Jackie, GMan, and others that are knowledgeable, what are your ideas and opinion on this? Many tests including Home Access HAVE NOT been improved since this was... Read more »

Any Ideas about Pain

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello again everyone. Just wanted to let you know that I have tested Negative after 3 months and will be going for a 6 month test. I still have a dry mouth and tongue feels funny, and sometimes a funny taste like metallic, but no sores of any kind... Read more »

Any Idea Why - My Own Pulse

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My tremor/twitching are almost gone, however, another symptom seems to worry me. I don't know why this happens, but I haven't found any references to it in medical literature. When I lie down, I get a very strange feeling. I can hear my heartbeat,... Read more »

Starting a new support group. Need help with ideas

Posted by angew, 2 Replies
I am a social work intern at a HIV outpatient clinic. I am looking to start a support group for new patients at the clinic or for patients that have been newly diagnosed. Obviously i have no idea of what I am doing so I was just wondering what... Read more »