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Preventing HIV

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Ask the Experts

Can i prevent HIV transmital by urinating and washing up immediatelly after sex

Dr. Fracino Please help me I'm losing my mind.I recently had unprotected virginal sex with a woman I don't know.I believe she is super promiscuous because when I first saw her she was topless at the pool and with her husband. She flagged me into her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...possible? Let's assume you had vaginal as opposed to virginal sex, OK?Urinating after unprotected sex does not decrease the risk of HIV. I would advise you level with your wife and use latex condoms with her until you can reconfirm definitively... Read more »

pretaking HAART to prevent HIV infection

Hello,I have a degree in biology and is in process of going to Pharmacy school in the fall. I did a... Read more »

tenofovir PrEP-preventative to HIV infection?

There was an interesting article in the New York Times yesterday concerning tenofovir PrEP, and how... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Algeria Promotes Condoms to Prevent HIV/AIDS

...considered taboo in this conservative Muslim country, condoms are now being publicly promoted by experts in Algeria as a tool in preventing HIV/AIDS. A government campaign on Algerian radio and television stations touts the contraceptive's... Read more »
The Body

HIV/AIDS Vaccine Is Found to Be Partly Effective at Preventing HIV Infection, but Advocates Express Skepticism

... After years of failure and frustration, a major breakthrough has been announced in the field of HIV/AIDS vaccine development: For the first time, a vaccine candidate has been found to be at least partly effective in protecting humans Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Blog: HIV/AIDS Advocates Thank Goosby for Guidance in Preventing HIV in IDUs

... More than 50 HIV/AIDS advocates sent a letter to U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Eric Goosby "thanking him for releasing the revised the President' Emergency Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Efforts Should Increase to Prevent HIV/AIDS, Particularly in Africa, Report Says

... HIV/AIDS researchers and advocates on Monday at the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City said governments and health communities Read more »
Connect With Others

U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV/AIDS Prevention

Posted by bradford
...to government research, studies and trial documents. In the area of stigma and discrimination, a US travel ban is in place, preventing HIV+ individuals from entering the United States. Fueling discrimination! Along with preventing International... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Coordinator

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the very foundations of the Public Health response to AIDS. After careful consideration, I find that I can no longer promote HIV/AIDS Education or HIV Testing as mandated by the State of Florida, Department of Health. In addition, I cannot... Read more »

Making a documentary on HIV/AIDS in Af.Americans

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...students. Our goal is to find out what we can do to make a difference, how we can support the health of those living with HIV and AIDS and also promote prevention. If you are interested, please e-mail me at llafatadow@yahoo.com Read more »

Free video: "Top Ten Myths About HIV/AIDS"

Posted by AIDSvideos
...http://www.AIDSvideos.org/, whose mission is to prevent the spread of HIV and to assist those affected by making all the world's HIV/AIDS educational videos in all the world's languages available online for free. One of our first three videos is... Read more »