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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...sources that you trust, such as: Your case manager. Your HIV health care provider. An HIV/AIDS service agency. CDC Health Information at 1-800-342-2437 or e-mail cdcinfo@cdc.gov . The National AIDS Health Fraud Reporting Hotline, (888) 332-1820 offers recorded information in English and Spanish The National AIDS Treatment Information Service at 1-800-448-0440. Project Inform, a community organization with the National HIV/AIDS Treatment...
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Trauma Resuscitation Differing opinions

Dr. Bob,I recently wrote to you in a message titled "Trauma Resuscitation". Due to some questioning, my colleagues and I called the national healthcare workers PEP hotline (this was before you were able to address my question). One specialist said...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...often talk about both the art and the science of medicine. That said, I still strongly disagree with the recommendations for PEP and I'd be willing to wager the vast majority of experienced HIV physician specialists would agree with me. You were... Read more »

spitting on penis (SALIVA, 2009)

dear doc,i have read your site and you are doing a great job by helping out people in need and i would like to donate to your foundation. but presently i have got sleepless nights. i was having mutual masturbation with a prostitute and she spit on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...presence of visible blood is not considered to pose an HIV-transmission risk. I have no idea why you were started on a course of PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis). I disagree with that decision and do not feel PEP is warranted. As I have mentioned... Read more »

Baseline HIV Testing before giving PEP? (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2011)

Hi there Dr. Frascino, I understand you must have tons of questions to answer so I'll try to be as short as I can. I went to the ER after a possible exposure, they called the ID doctor that was on call and he decided that my risk were "low-moderate"...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...test. You can get it done now. If you are HIV infected, the HIV-antibody test will still be positive, even though you are taking PEP.I'm quite concerned on several levels about the ID doctor's advice. First, there was that confusion about your... Read more »

PEP meds timing slip-up ... help! (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2009)

Dear Dr Bob,I asked this question a few days ago, but didn't get a response, maybe cos I go the day wrong (d'oh) ... I've been wracking my brain since this happened. I'd be tremendously grateful if you could give me some advice!After a relatively...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Setting aside the issue of whether PEP should have even been recommended for such a "relatively low risk encounter," your concerns about a one-hour-forty-minute delay Read more »
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Project Inform

Talking to Your Doctor About nPEP

...HIV prevention organization and does not answer calls on prevention, high-risk behaviors or risk reduction. Project Inform's Hotline answers questions about HIV disease, its treatments and related conditions. Do not call the Hotline about... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is a type of antiviral therapy for HIV designed to reduce (but not eliminate) the possibility of infection with the virus after 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, testing, etc. Others provide treatment Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PRI's "The World" Profiles U.S.-Trained Ethiopian Resident Running "Novel" HIV/AIDS Hotline

...Service , PRI and WGBH Boston -- on Monday profiled Sofnias Nega, a U.S.-trained Ethiopian who runs an HIV/AIDS telephone hotline in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Although such hotlines are "commonplace" in the U.S. and Europe, the idea is... Read more »
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Condom Came off

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My partner is HIV positive (viral load undetectable) and I am not. We had sex on 3/13/04. The sex was not rough, however, after he ejaculated Read more »

PEP and testing for G-Man

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...replicating immediately and that is where ARS comes from in the 2 to 6 week range. The only things that can delay replication is PEP or being under treatment like chemotherapy." I underwent a 28 day PEP treatment following a high-risk exposure. ... 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 that are Read more »

NYS HIV/AIDS Hotlines

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...diseases like Lupus, suppressive therapy for cancer or organ transplants, chronic substance (drugs) users. Regards, NYS HIV/AIDS Hotlines Read more »