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Preventive Measures For Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Swine Flu

I will be taking a cruise to Mexico in a week. Considering the recent outbreak of the swine flu should I seek Tamiflu or a preventative measure from my HIV specialist before going? Thanks HIV+ 2 Years cd4=500 VL=263 No Meds.
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Caution should be advised for people at higher risk for more severe illness if they catch the flu (people with low CD4 counts from HIV, as well as the very young and elderly, and those with chronic lung and heart disease). You should carry a... Read more »

HIV wears Prada

Dr. Frascino,I have been faithfully coming to this site for the past month, trying to get up the... Read more »

Please help-risk of HIV - receptive anal sex -- bleeding

Hi,I'm a gay man who recently had anal sex with a guy with no protection. The guy reassured me that... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Support Concrete and Specific HIV Prevention Measures in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy!

...disease incidence and behavioral data, coverage of HIV testing and other services, concurrent HIV and AIDS diagnoses and other measures. This is necessary to capture in one place multiple factors related to epidemic dynamics. Study... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Group to Boost HIV Prevention Measures In Adult Film Industry

...Medical Healthcare Foundation (AIMHF), which serves the adult film industry, said on Monday it will boost its HIV prevention measures by urging the industry to use an online database to verify that employees have recently been tested for HIV,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian Ministry of Defense Encourages Wives of Military Personnel to Take HIV Prevention Measures

...India's Ministry of Defence has launched a campaign to encourage the wives of military personnel to protect themselves against HIV/AIDS following the "rapid spread" of the disease through the country's military, the Financial Times ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alabama: HIV Prevention Measures Lacking for State's Latinos

... Latino HIV cases are on the rise in Alabama, but few bilingual health care workers or prevention initiatives are targeting the population, Read more »
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Female AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Actual figures from the Calif. Dept. of Health web site Year 2000 Male AIDS cases down 26% Year 2000 Female AIDS cases down 56% Year 2001 Male AIDS cases down 26% Year 2001 Female AIDS cases down 58% Read more »

Anitbiotics and Detectable Antibodies

Posted by une_fille, 3 Replies
...Would taking an anitbiotic delay the production of detectable HIV antibodies? I took an antibiotic (metranidozole) for three days during Week 2 to clear up bacterial vaginosis. Read more »

Possible HIV contact

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...15 days of preventive meds. He said he didn't cum in me but you never know. Does anyone know how effective this preventive measure can be. I did it within the 72 hour zone. I dont know what to think and am scared to death! I later found out... Read more »

HIV Prevention Program Assistant D.C

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...members in carrying out activities in the CDC-funded program to provide technical assistance and conduct policy analysis on state HIV/AIDS prevention programs. Full description at: Washington , District of Columbia Start Date: ... Read more »