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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

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bed bugs blood... (BEDBUGS, 2011)

Noticing that there is a strong distinctive odor when I've killed a few. I wonder if there is a compound in THEIR blood that could destroy HiV? I ask because they keep on living and living and multiplying here. They dont seem to just die off "from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...penis?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Scabies mites, similar to all other biting and blood-sucking little creepy crawlers cannot transmit HIV/AIDS. See below.Dr. BobAids and Fleas Nov 8, 2010Hello Dr.BobI have a question a bit strange but it... Read more »

Please help Dr Bob! Possible transmission from prostitute with blood in her mouth!

Please help me out here Dr Bob as I'am Freaking out! Here goes my story. Everybody has always told me that if a male recieves oral sex from a female (or male, for that matter), the threat for HIV is non existant. So me being me, I pick up a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Actually, the risk of HIV acquisition from unprotected insertive oral sex is extremely low, but not "nonexistent." You can read more about this in the Read more »

HIV transmision: Skin and Oral sex (I will donate 40$)

Hello. I asked a question 30 mins ago. But I made a mistake. In one sentence. I forgot to put a word "no" before "...visible cuts or sores". (I type very fast on keyboard and it happends all the time). So, I will repeat my questions once again. This...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1.HIV cannot permeate intact skin.2.Insertive unprotected oral sex carries only a very slight risk of HIV acquisition.3.If she were Read more »

Menstrual Blood and HIV

Please Dr. Frascino...i will donate $100USD if you respond to my plea!!About 1.5 months ago, i had sex with an asian sex worker...to make a long story short, she had her period and i got it all over my pubic hair region. I had a condom on but I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV risk remains extremely low at best, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break. HIV in infected blood cannot Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Botswana Project Encourages Young People to Donate "Safe Blood," Stay HIV-Free

...Botswana has launched a new project that encourages young people to donate "safe blood" and teaches them how to avoid contracting HIV, Reuters AlertNet reports. The project, Pledge 25, targets youths both in and out of school because "most of... Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

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Gonorrhea

...to the blood or joints. This condition can be life threatening. In addition, people with gonorrhea can more easily contract HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. HIV-infected people with gonorrhea can transmit HIV more easily to someone else than if... Read more »
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hiv question

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...If hiv is so fragile and can't be caught easiliy only under certain circumstances. what are those certain circumstances? Does the viral Read more »

Period

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... If a woman have unprotected sex whit a man that is known to be HIV+ - is it true that it is easier for her to get infected if she has her period at the time? Vic. Read more »

post to read every day

Posted by nightsunami, 7 Replies
anybody here infected by oral sex? i Read more »

Screwed up big time

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...which I don't think is a symptom. Does anyone have a creditable internet source for what my chance of are of having contracted HIV and if the fact that the wonman was on her period significantly increases the odds? I ordered two Home Access... Read more »