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Main Cause Of Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UNAIDS Report Says Heterosexual Sexual Contact Main Cause for HIV's Spread in China

The rate of HIV infections attributed to heterosexual sex tripled in China between 2005 and 2007, according to the UN's recently released "2009 AIDS Epidemic Update." Of new infections in China, 40 percent were acquired heterosexually, 32 percent... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Becomes One of Main Causes of Death in Mozambique

If the epidemic continues unchecked, AIDS will be the cause of one in three deaths in Mozambique by 2010, according to a new study by a team comprising researchers from the nation's National Statistics Institute, the Health and Planning Ministry,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nepal Forms Global Alliance to Combat HIV/AIDS, Prevention Efforts "Main Focus," Officials Say

The Nepal Red Cross Society and Red Crescent Societies have formed a global alliance to fight HIV/AIDS in low-income countries like Nepal, where the epidemic is "so severe that it could well be classified as a disaster," the Himalayan Times ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

2nd Time (thrush main symptom)

Dear Dr. Bob,I had written once more, but did not receive a reply. As suggested, I have also searched the forum for answers to queries similar to mine but did not find a very close situation (some were similar though), and so my question to you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible. Stomatitis means inflammation of the mouth. It does not mean you have or had thrush. There are many causes of mouth inflammation.To address your specific concerns:1.Negligible. FDA-approved rapid tests are... Read more »

KS, Nodules in Main Bronchus, what should I do?

You recently responded to my post titled 'KS, Chemotherapy and CD4-Cells; How much of a hit will my CD4 cells take if I start chemotherapy' Thank you for your response. The update is I had a CT scan and the report says Nodules in Main...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I certainly can understand your frustration, but it seems to me that things are happening as they should be happening. When nodules are seen on CT scan, then it is reasonable that a lung doctor look down there to figure out what they are due to.... Read more »

I bagged it for the main part. Donation out shortly

Dr. BobI had sex with a high risk person protected (condem did not break) and had unprotected insertive oral sex. About two weeks later I had all the symptoms including high fever. I know you say this is extremely low risk but is there really any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Why do I say that unprotected insertive oral sex has an extremely low risk for HIV transmission? Well, the primary reason is that unprotected insertive oral sex has an extremely low risk for HIV transmission. That's why!Large clinical... Read more »

Sperme sur main - Aidez-moi Docteur

Bonjour Docteur,Il y a 2 semaines , aprs avoir touch le sexe d'un travesti (statut HIV inconnu), je me suis aperu qu 'il avait jacul quelques secondes auparavant et que j'avais des traces de son sperme (+/- 5cm2)sur la paume de ma...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Bonjour,Je pense qu'il n'y a aucune raison de t'en faire. Ce n'est pas une situation risque. La peau de la paume est paisse et la meilleure barrire naturelle contre le VIH. Relax, Max. Mme si son sperme avait t en feu ( je... Read more »
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Living w/HIV in Maine

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I want to move to Southern Maine. Living in NYC, I am currently spoiled by all the services available in NYC. How does Maine rate in terms of services, informed doctors, support organizations, etc.

If anyone has an answer or knows where I can get... Read more »

Anyone in Maine that I can talk to about my HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am really depressed about my HIV and would love to find a positive friend that I can talk to in Maine. Im in South Portland Read more »

Maine

Posted by skye56, 2 Replies
Hiv + since 1984,looking to correspond with other hiv gay men Read more »

Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »