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Pubic Hair

Dear Dr. Bob,You are the greatest psyhcologist! I have a question for you that may be odd.One day i was sleeping at my friends house on his bed while he and some other friends were playing video games. (I just came back from vacation and I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Pubes,I'm the greatest "psyhcologist"??? What's a psyhcologist???You're worried about getting HIV from a stray pubic hair stuck on your Mr. Happy??? You are absolutely correct: your question is indeed odd.The short... Read more »

Early Pubic Hair Loss

Dear Doctors,Is hair loss likely to occur early in HIV infection? Like during/straight after ARS?... Read more »

HIV by eating a pubic hair?

I was out eating at a diner and took a bite of my crepe when I felt something odd in my mouth and... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Awareness Gets MTV Touch

MTV will reach out to teens and young adults today on World AIDS Day by airing two programs on HIV/AIDS. The shows, which feature pop stars Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake, are being supplemented by MTV's news broadcasts and its campaign... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Two- to Sixfold Decreased Odds of HIV Risk Behavior Associated With Use of Syringe Exchange

This community study of the San Jose, Calif. syringe exchange program (SEP) compared the HIV risk behavior of exchange clients with that of nonclients. The researchers followed a prospective cohort of 259 untreated injection drug users a mean of... Read more »
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Odds and Ends

Benefits of Resistance Testing During Pregnancy The usefulness of resistance tests for HIV-positive pregnant women may outweigh their drawbacks. Resistance testing -- a way of measuring to which drugs a person's HIV is likely to be resistant -- is... Read more »
University of California-San Francisco

Using Hair to Manage HIV/AIDS and Predict Treatment Success

UCSF researchers have found that examining levels of antiretroviral drugs in hair samples taken from HIV patients on therapy strongly predicts treatment success. The findings , published in the February 20 issue of AIDS , note that the levels of... Read more »
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Loss of Pubic Hair

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is loss of pubic hair a symptom of ARS/HIV? Does anybody know?

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pubic lice

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I know the topic here mainly is hiv.. but I would like to know if anyone knows about pubic lice (crabs), how long does it take for you to notice? I had an encounter two months ago, but until today this feeling started.. like a sensation in the... Read more »

Odds of Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
What are the odds/chances of being infected with HIV from a one-time oral sex encounter? I am a male who received oral sex from another male whose status I did not know. That is my ONLY risk. It was something that I was curious about, but after... Read more »

ARE THE ODDS INCORRECT???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Most of the people, if not all resources, say the chances for getting HIV through insertive vaginal is 5/10000 right??? Well, half of 10000 is 5000, right??? So, realistically speaking, i dont think ANYBODYwould have unprotected sex with a poz or... Read more »