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Number Of Physicians Contracting Hiv From Patients

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American Academy of HIV Medicine

Survey Reveals Nearly Twice as Many Physicians Than Patients Are Concerned About HIV Drug Resistance

Washington, DC -- HIV-treating physicians and patients agree that resistance to anti-HIV medications is one of the most challenging issues in HIV care today. However, their degree of concern is dramatically different, according to a survey... Read more »
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HIV Physician Fumes Over Lack of Attention to HIV Within U.S.

Hi. My name is David Malebranche. I'm an assistant professor with Emory University's Department of Medicine in Atlanta, Ga. I work predominantly at Grady Memorial Hospital doing clinical work with HIV, as well as research, particularly with black... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010 Studies, Releases: Treating HIV-Positive Patients With ARVs Drove Down Number of New HIV Infections, Study Finds

"Treating HIV patients with cocktails of AIDS drugs helps to stop them spreading the infection further and more than halved the number of new HIV diagnoses in a study in Canada, scientists said on Sunday," Reuters reports. The study, which was... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Physician with probable HIV infection

Dr. Frascino, I am a practing physician whose partner recently tested positive for HIV. Given the time we have been together I am quite sure I am positive as well. I currently have no symptoms and I am very leary of having my practice partners and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The first step would be to ascertain if indeed you have contracted the virus. Start by getting a Home Access Express Test. It is sold in retail and online pharmacies. It uses a double EIA with confirmatory IFA. Sensitivity and specificity... Read more »

How can someone contract HIV? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

How can someone contract HIV? I mean if you have sex with multiple HIV negative people, can you contract it? I dont understand. Can someone get it by having unprotected sex with multiple HIV negative people? I dont understand....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I absolutely agree: You certainly don't understand! Can you contract HIV from having sex with multiple negative people? No, of course not. HIV is a sexually transmitted disease in which an HIV-infected person can transmit the virus to an... Read more »

How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC (answer that never changes) remains unchanged! Two HIV-negative people cannot create HIV out of thin air and transmit it to each other. (See below.) Menstrual blood... Read more »

Physician bitten by HIV+ patient

Hi, I am an intern with an interest in plastics so this is not my area of expertise!! I was bitten by a psychotic patient with AIDS when taking a history. Contact for about 2 seconds then a 'rip' across my forearm with enough penetration...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV transmission via human bites has been reported only rarely in the published medical literature. Being bitten by an HIV-infected person exposes non-intact skin to saliva. If the saliva is contaminated with infected blood, there is a... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV and AIDS- NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
HIV and AIDS- NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS

In many countries throughout the world, people are going to naturopathic physicians when faced with a health issue.

It is naturopathic physicians, not medical doctors, who are specifically educated as physicians... Read more »

HIV providers needed! Physicians and mid-levels

Posted by jklein
HIV clinic in Dallas, TX advertising 2 job openings.

Our clinic is an extremely unique setting where we provide quality primary and HIV specialty care to under/uninsured patients and also conduct rigorous clinical trials. We recently became part of... Read more »

Did you contract HIV while using meth?

Posted by Anonymous
My name is Camilla and I am collecting the stories of men who became infected with HIV while using crystal meth for a health policy research project. If you would be open to sharing your story with me or answering a few of my questions -... Read more »

Did you contract HIV while using meth?

Posted by Anonymous
My name is Camilla and I am collecting the stories of men who became infected with HIV while using crystal meth for a health policy research project. If you would be open to sharing your story with me or answering a few of my questions -... Read more »