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AIDS Defining Conditions

...comes from a government report and contains medical terms. If you have any questions, contact a treatment educator at a local AIDS service organization or call an AIDS information line such as the Project Inform National HIV/AIDS Treatment Hotline at 800-822-7422. Candidiasis of bronchi, trachea, or lungs Candidiasis, esophageal Cervical cancer, invasive Coccidioidomycosis, disseminated or extrapulmonary Cryptococcosis,...
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HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals?

What is the 800 National Hotline for HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals for straight as well as gay individuals? The one listed in my Internet search was for the CDC, and they do not provide this counseling inforamtion. Thanks.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The CDC National AIDS Hotline (1-800-342-AIDS) does not provide counseling, but it does provide information on where to go for HIV testing and counseling. The counseling is designed to explain the test process and meaning of the test results. In... Read more »

scared shitless

...seconds dipped in coke and sniffed caused all of this? Assuming the worst and there was blood or nasal matter.When I called the national hiv hotline posted on this site they told me that I have nothing to worry about. What do you think?Finally I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of condoms until you are both convinced of your negative status. Regarding your questions:1. The symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) take weeks, not days, to become manifest. I agree with your doctor.2. No, you can... Read more »

Does Saliva Really Kill HIV? CDC hotline is confusing me! PLEASE PLEASE DR. BOB

Dr. Bob:ive read many of your postings which have been extremely helpful and educational.i was struck by two postings that discussed exposure to pre-cum when performing oral sex, and that there are chemicals in saliva that can kill hiv. now i know...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,My claims about extremely low HIV transmission risk are based on the results of recently reported scientific epidemiological studies. Yes, we know there are components Read more »

National HIV Testing Day

I heard that there is a day in June that is national HIV testing day. Do you know what day that is, and where you go for tests on that day?Thanks,Jim
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. National HIV Testing Day is June 27th of each year, and is sponsored by the National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA). The purpose Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Hotline Opens for Advice on Occupational HIV Exposure Prophylaxis

...to clinicians in need of advice on how to best treat healthcare workers accidentally exposed to blood-borne diseases such as HIV and hepatitis. According to a University of California at San Francisco press release, PEPLine is open seven days a... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Services Can an HIV/AIDS Hotline Provide?

... Want to talk to someone about HIV/AIDS prevention or treatment? A hotline is a great way to go. Some hotlines provide information about HIV transmission, symptoms, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Thai Government Establishes Telephone Hotline Providing Details of National Antiretroviral Drug Distribution Program

...However, all HIV-positive children younger than one year will receive the drugs regardless of their symptoms ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 10/3). The program will offer three different drug combination therapies to HIV/AIDS patients based... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

American Social Health Association Loses CDC Contract for HIV/AIDS, STD Hotlines

...Health Association on Monday lost a bid for a federal contract with CDC for its largest program, which includes two national telephone hotlines that provide information about sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS, the Durham Herald-Sun ... Read more »
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Worried!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...vaginal sex was involved. Recently I have been obsessed that I might have gotten HIV from one of the females. I've called the national HIV Hotline many times and they say one time exposure with a condom is little to no risk, keeping in mind... Read more »

Hotline Associate SF

Posted by Anonymous
...Hotline Associate; Project Inform San Francisco, CA Project Inform is a San Francisco-based national HIV/AIDS organization that serves over 150,000 individuals each year with up-to-the-minute treatment information and advocacy. Project Read more »

I hope this is over...?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone, For those of you who might remember my posts from a while back, I'm the girl who was scared about an incident that happened at my stupid retail job, where an elderly gentleman came in with a bleeding finger. Shortly after he left I saw... Read more »

NYS HIV/AIDS Hotlines

Posted by Anonymous
...If someone want to hear about the three month window period can call NYS HIV/AIDS HOTLINES and they can explain the window and why you can trust your test at 3 month and maybe give you all a number how many Read more »