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Microbicides Against HIV

Table of Contents What Are Microbicides? How Would Microbicides Work? Are Microbicides Currently Available? What Is Happening in Microbicide Research? Would Microbicides Eliminate the Need for Condoms? Would Microbicides Protect Against All STDs? What if a Woman Wants to Get Pregnant? Would Microbicides Be Safe? How Would Microbicides Benefit Men? How Would Microbicides Benefit Women With HIV? Why Do We Need Microbicides...
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The real question is why wouldnt you want to use it? Argyrol has a 4 log kill rate against HIV, Herpes< HPV, etc.../Users/dusty/Desktop/VDKits.jpg/Users/dusty/Desktop/sexandhygieneWD.jpg/Users/dusty/Desktop/VD_Axis_2[1].psdmale urethral doucheNov...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,OK, last time dude! Male urethral douching may have been popular during WWII but then again so were the Andrew Sisters. Neither is popular (or recommended) today. In fact male urethral douching could be harmful and the Andrew Sisters are,... Read more »

Hope in microbicides (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

What are your thoughts about microbicides? There are some promising products in clinical trials now. How long it will take to have something to use? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll repost below the latest information on microbicides.Dr. BobMicrobicide Development: Positive Women's Concerns By Anna ForbesFormulated as anti-HIV gels, creams, or films, or loaded into vaginal rings or onto barrier devices such as... Read more »

Microbicide delay for greater vaccine test pool? (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

I recently heard a Policy Director of an ASO say that introduction of microbocides to the public will be delayed because the use of microbicides would mean fewer trial patients for a vaccine. Is this really true?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope! Not true!Dr. BobHope in microbicides (MICROBICIDES, 2009)Jun 9, 2009 What are your thoughts about microbicides? There are some promising products in clinical trials now. How long it will take to have something to use? Response from Dr.... Read more »

Recent prevention failure and efforts to cure the disease (CURE, 2009) (PREVENTION, 2009)

With the last microbicide PRO 2000 proven ineffective and the failure of the Thai vaccine it is quite sure that for the next 5 years we will not see anything on the prevention front. Condoms are not the answer since we see the steady increase of new...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,While I agree with much of what you say, I will take exception to several points:1. "It's time to change strategy and not start trials based more on chance than on scientific knowledge." Essentially all approved clinical trials are... Read more »
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HIV PREVENTION GEL

Posted by reparatur
Need support and a snazzy name for HIV prevention gel...

Microbicides gel or cream can stop the transmission of HIV and STD's. It's also women controlled and would therefore be ideal in many parts of the world where women can not negotiate with their... Read more »

How to find free STD clinics

Posted by don, 2 Replies
Where on the web would there be listings of free STD clinics?...

National Prevention and Information Network
http://www.cdcnpin.org/db/public/rsmain.htm

Or go to http://google.com
Enter the terms with a particular state, province or area.

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hiv,condoms,std's...ect

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
First question, should you have your partner tested for Hiv even though you are going to use condoms? Can a Std as Herpes be transmitted even if a condom is on and there are no sores present? And what about warts? Can you be protected with a condom... Read more »

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.

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