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Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

What Is the Risk? How Can Transmission Be Prevented? Injection Drugs & Hepatitis Needle Exchange Programs Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people who share syringes are at risk of being infected with HIV. Sharing syringes allows a direct exchange of blood from one person's body into the bloodstream of another and is one of the most efficient ways to spread blood-borne...
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Ways to Safely Reduce Male Sex Drive?

Dr. Bob,Hi there. I'm a thirty-six-year-old male with the sex drive and libido of a twenty-year-old. I've always had an incredibly high sex drive and libido: I matured sexually at a young age and have always had a rather dominant,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Dear Sir,This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his... Read more »

Reducing Risks of Contraction when with a h.i.v.+ female

I understand that my being a h.i.v. negative male with an h.i.v. postitive female is much better of not being infected than the other way around. I also understand that if you expose yourself to less fluids and blood and the like you have a less...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Poor nutrition, excessive stress, chronic or recurrent infections, certain medications, I.V. drug abuse, and general poor health can all depress our immune system.Supplements, tea, alternative therapies, and the like do not "boost"... Read more »

pep after 43 hours can reduce my risk ?

hi , im from turkey and near two days was i had a anal sex with a escort woman and during relation my condom is displaced . today i gone to social security hospital and they started the pep with kaletra and truvada , i started to take them after 43...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
PEP works to prevent HIV and the sooner it is started, the better. 43 hours is better than 72 hours.It is hard to assess your risk but this encounter sounds somewhat risky given the anal sex. I would not worry about the licking.Complete the PEP... Read more »

Changing treatment to reduce risks of side-effects

I'm on combination therapy for almost 5 years. Viral load undectable, CD4 count at around 400 copies since I started.Viral load: 11,000 copies and CD4 at 200 before I started. Treated with mono AZT + Hivid years ago.Combo today is including...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your question.You've raised a very important question about the simplification of HIV therapies. The introduction of Trizivir (AZT,3TC, ABC) has held the promise of very simple, one pill twice daily treatments. The... Read more »
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The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
The way we address HIV is cause for concern.

The truth is that there are millions of people living to whom HIV has not caused illness and death. This information brings joy and hope to the heart of any person who has ever dreaded the onset of AIDS.

Ini... Read more »

Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/health_medical/article1217831.ece

Male circumcision 'lowers risk of HIV infection by 60%'
By Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor
Published: 09 August 2006
It used to be called the unkindest cut. But now the head of the one of... Read more »

just HOW low is the risk of HIV from oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have read on the other forums from the doctors and experts replies have said countless number of times that the risk of HIV from unprotected oral sex is extremely, extremely low. And am wondering just how exactly low the risk is? I have asked... Read more »

Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
I am seriously concerned. Yesterday, I had a guy give me a blow job and then we masterbated each other. The thing that concerns me is that some of his cum ended on my penis when he finished. Although the cum landed in the middle on my penis, it... Read more »