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Pre And Post Counseling For Hiv

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CAN I WOOHOO????? JUDGEMENT DAY PART 2

Hello doc,Thanks to your advice i did a check up after 3 months of exposure(unprotected oral sex(fellatio,cunnilingus,liplock) and protected vaginal sex) the results are as follows: TEST DONE : HIV 1 + 0/2 Antibodies & HIV 1 p24 Antigen. OBSERVED...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...confounding variables that might affect test results.For instance the lab has no way of knowing if your are currently on immunosuppressive drugs or when your last HIV exposure took place. If you were still within your "window period," for... Read more »

hiv counseling

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Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infection/HIV Counseling Services Received by Teen Males, 1995-2002

...set out to determine whether improvements have been made in the delivery of sexually transmitted infection (STI) and/or HIV counseling services to teenage males. Analysis was performed on data from two nationally representative surveys of 15-... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigerian Advocacy Group Encourages HIV-Positive Couples to Marry, Offers Counseling, Other Services

...An HIV/AIDS advocacy group in Nigeria's Bauchi state is encouraging HIV-positive people to marry one another in an effort to prevent the virus from spreading to HIV-negative people, the AP/Google.com reports. The program is run by the Bauchi... Read more »
Housing Works

AIDS Advocates Applaud Passage of HIV Testing Bill

...or otherwise -- given in a prison or jail. In accordance with current law, doctors will still be required to give pre- and post-HIV test counseling. Nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that one in five... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African Medical Association: Home HIV Tests "Too Risky"

...Association has warned against the use of home HIV test kits, urging persons instead to take the test in medical settings where post-test counseling is offered. "Let us not create a situation where we wait for disaster to happen by encouraging... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV testing, counseling, and referal Atlanta, GA

Posted by Anonymous
...testing, counseling, and referal Description: Under supervision of the Program Manager of Prevention Counseling the HIV Pre/Post Counselor provides education, risk reduction activities and HIV testing to the community accessing AIDS Survival... Read more »

One In 20?

Posted by Bear60, 3 Replies
...I heard on NPR that Washington DC is considering testing EVERY resident for HIV. They suspect the rate may be as high as 1 in 20. Did anyone else hear this? Read more »

Routine Testing...

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 1 Reply
...and benefits of the test. The new recommendations, as currently drafted, do not require pre-test counseling. They call for post-test counseling to be offered only to patients who test positive. CDC officials say they understand advocates'... Read more »

The view at AIDS ground zero

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...You know with all these retarded members of the HEAL cult posting incessantly it's easy to imagine they have something to say....They don't and they post here cause no respectable newspaper Read more »