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benefits of knowing (pick me) (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2009) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2009)

In short I am afraid of perhaps being hiv positive. I was in a relationship for two years with someone and kind of left condoms out of the equation without testing. He didn't seem to be high risk having had a previous hiv test and 5 sexual...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...add since I last addressed that topic. Check it out!Regarding your question "Should I start using condoms now and not bother testing as the prospect of testing positive is frightening to me in my current mental state or shall we eventually test... Read more »

Self Funded Health Benefits Law Firm - STD and HIV Testing/Status

My question involves the following fact pattern:An extraordinarily conservative law firm self funds... Read more »

Antiretroviral treatment and HIV testing

Dear DocI had unprotected sex with a girl and within 72 hours after exposure recieved... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zambia to Benefit from AIDS Testing Kits From Swiss Company

...before placing those who are infected on antiretroviral therapy to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission. The offer of free testing kits followed concerns raised by the first ladies at their meeting that many of their countries cannot afford... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Majority of Doctors, Public Believe Mandatory, Federally Funded HIV Testing Would Benefit U.S. Health, Survey Says

...More than 60% of doctors and the general public in the United States believe that mandatory, federally funded HIV testing would improve the overall health of U.S. citizens, according to a national survey conducted by HCD Research , the ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine HIV Testing May Benefit Teenagers

...15- to 21-year-olds found that key HIV risk behaviors, like having unprotected sex, had no impact on whether they sought HIV testing. Instead, the single most important factor was whether they had ever been tested before. The teens and young... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...(IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test... Read more »
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Routine Testing...

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 1 Reply
...May 9, 8:05 PM EDT CDC Wants Routine AIDS Virus Testing By MIKE STOBBE Associated Press Writer Other News Video Advertisement ATLANTA (AP) -- Testing for Read more »

Benefits of HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Before you automatically assume that I'm some sick puppy, let me say that I DO NOT wish to present a side that is hurtful. Benefits that I'm considering are positive (awareness and attemps to change health care disparities across cultures and... Read more »

Behind every 'AIDS' story lies a money making scam

Posted by Anonymous
...members of the general public revealed that a significant majority of both groups believe that mandatory, federally funded HIV testing would improve the overall health of the U.S. population. The national e-survey was conducted by HCD... Read more »

Further testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...After a low risk encounter(french kissing a sexworker and she bit my lip) I took an HIV test 34 days after. It came back negative. Should I forget about this or is a 3 month test still warranted?? What would u guys Read more »