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Odds Of Contracting Hiv In America

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HIV from oral?? NO WOO-HOO!!!!!!

This is not a question. I was one of those people who thought I contracted HIV from oral. I think it was due to the guilt or something. I was paranoid about everything. I thought everything was a symptom, all I did was oral sex. I got the oral from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,WOOO-HOOOO! Thanks for taking the time to write in and share your story.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

DR Frascino its been a while...I from Italy

I have not been here in a while because I been a good boy lately. Anyways hope all is well for you... Read more »

Am I too worried or not?

Ciao Dr. Frascino,in a recent trip to South America with some friends one week ago we ended up in a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Miss America: "Good Choices" Key

...recently to about two dozen Pittsburgh school girls at a downtown conference staged by the non-profit Educating Teens About HIV/AIDS. Cameron asked the girls to count off and stand up as she gave statistics indicating their likelihood of... Read more »
The Well Project

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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Passing the HIV Test for Black America

... HIV is a complicated virus, and combating it has demanded everyone involved -- from scientists to community activists to policymakers Read more »
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Please help me. Can't even function...

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...So its not like we're in a huge metropolis or anything. In fact, if I read it right, there are only around 1,900 cases of HIV/AIDS in our entire state, with the majority being from only 2 counties. (the bigger cities) So I guess Im just... Read more »

higher risk overseas?

Posted by daguy402, 1 Reply
...well as pain duting urination. My main concern is that after doing some research on the web it seems the odds of contracting HIV (femal to male) in places like Asia, Africa and South America are higher than they are here in the US. Does anyone... Read more »

Hope I dont offend..does anyone here have OCD?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the other boy's mouth had blood in it (dont know for sure but I can't stop thinking about it..dont even know the other child's HIV status!). I am having a hard time getting over this and it has consumed my every waking thought since it happened.... Read more »

Deeply troubled

Posted by Anonymous
...Thank you so much and sorry for being lengthy. The events, timelines and symptoms are frighteningly associated w/ contracting HIV and I'm a total disaster right now. Read more »