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Most Commonly Asked Questions About Hiv And Aids

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

What is the difference between HIV and AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? What are the symptoms of HIV? What are the symptoms for AIDS? How long after a possible exposure should I be tested for HIV? I have heard there are many different types of HIV tests. How do I know which one I should take? What is the difference between an Anonymous and Confidential Test? What do the test results mean? If I test Positive,...
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Dr. Wohl, dog poop and commonly asked questions

Dr. Wohl. Seems like catchy titles get good responses. Also why do none contact and none risk always get answered first,, anyways thats another discussion for another day. This is my third time trying to reach someone,, anyways, I am a bit...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
As you might imagine we get bombarded with questions. Many times I will not answer a question that has been asked multiple times before or that can be answered by checking the HIV 101 section.Your questions include those we are often asked so I hope... Read more »

can a potential employer ask questions on a ap about hiv?

can a potential employee be dismissed as an applicant due to his hiv status?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
In a limited number of jobs, questions about HIV can be relevant. Generally, though, the only appropriate questions employers may ask about your medical condition concern your fitness for the job. If you are given a complex questionnaire or... Read more »

How to ask certain questions? (DISCLOSURE 2008)

Hi Dr. Bob,I recently started dating this guy and I know that we should have a discussion about our status. How do I bring up the subject of his HIV status? I don't want to sound weird, but I know it should be discussed.Thanks,Katie...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Katie,Perhaps start by talking about the necessity of safer sexual practices as a general rule. Then you can volunteer your HIV status. If negative, you can say you always practice safer sex to protect your negative status. If positive, you can... Read more »

Thrid Time I am asking .Please answer my question.

Dear Bob ,I dont have any bad habits . Very much anxious about present situation .2003 May - Done HIV Testing as part of health checkup routine .It was negative .2003 July - Done Blood Gulcose and Cholestrol test2003 July - Oct 2003 - Reduced by 3...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You cannot contract HIV from having a blood test done. Weight loss is a common symptom of depression and anxiety. Nothing you have told me indicates any HIV risk whatsoever. I would suggest you ask your doctor for a referral to a therapist to... Read more »
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Common questions/concerns about HIV/AIDS please read

Posted by kbuddy77, 1 Reply

Questions and Answers about HIV
1. What is HIV? What is AIDS?
2. Who can get HIV?
3. What are the ways in which HIV can be spread from one person to another?
4. Can I get HIV from oral sex?
5. How long does HIV live outside the body?
6. Can having another... Read more »

lymph question(never asked)

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
can poking lymph nodes actually enlarge them? I know it can make them sore but can it actually enlarge them? i have it it can enlarge them and i have also heard the opposite. any answers? thanks Read more »

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Begin HIV Treatment

Posted by bartleby
Before you commit to starting treatment, you need to know the who, what, when, where and why of it all. Here are 10 questions you should ask yourself before starting HIV treatment. we touch upon preparation, regimens, side effects and expectations.... Read more »

A few questions that I don't know who to ask???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
One of my very close friends was just diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. There are a few questions that I was thinking but you don't want to ask the people involved because it's so sensitive. My friend also has PCP and has a tube in her throat so she can't... Read more »