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This Month in HIV: Summary of "Top 10 HIV Stories of the Past Year"

The Story: HIV is one of the most rapidly evolving fields in medicine, but even so, the clip at which new HIV medications have been approved lately is stunning. And we're not just talking about new meds in existing drug classes; we're also talking... Read more »

This Month in HIV: Top 10 HIV Medical Stories of 2006 Summary

--> What It Was: One of the largest HIV treatment studies of all time. More than 5,000 people with HIV from around the world were split into two groups: One group started HIV treatment and continued without any interruption for the duration of... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Over-the-Counter HIV Rapid Tests: Issue Summary

Below is contextual information regarding the design of proposed studies to support marketing approval of Over-the-Counter (OTC) home-use HIV test kits which includes an historical overview of rapid HIV test kit approval in the United States, and... Read more »
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Summary of Treatment Option Pro's/Con's

Doc recommends starting treatment because the load is 100K+ even though the CD count is OK. I want to research treatment options/drug side effects/ pro's con's of treatment options myself but cannot seem to locate an organized source....
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
A good starting point would be the <a href="" target=_new>DHHS</a> consensus statement on HIV treatment. This document is organized, extensively footnoted, and is updated... Read more »

Very quick question about oral sex + piano (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2010)

hi! just want to ask you a very quick question, Dr Hansfield at Medhelp says insertive oral is essentially zero risk, but you say is NOT non-existent. . . . . it it because you know someone who got HIV that way? From what I have read there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Worried,Actually it's just a question of semantics. "Essentially zero risk" is not the same thing as absolutely no risk. Consequently my comments of "NOT nonexistent" could be consistent with "essentially zero... Read more »

Please help, quick question hopefully quick answer

Dear Dr Bob, Ilive in Oman. Getting decent advice here on HIV is virtually impossible. I was in the hospital getting blood taken I was called in immediately after the guy in front of me so there would only have been about 30 seconds between us....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk from getting blood drawn in the incident you describe is completely nonexistent. Are you being overly paranoid? Yep!Thanks for not bombarding me with "a further million questions"!Be well. Stop worrying.Dr.... Read more »

hey doc quick question quick donation

does ngu increase hiv risk to insertive partner...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If the insertive partner has almost any type of STD (including NGU), his risk for acquiring and/or transmitting HIV would be increased. This is primarily due to increased inflammation in the urethra. Some STDs (like syphilis, herpes, etc.) can... Read more »
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2 quick question..hopefully a quick concise answer

Posted by anonworried
I am FULLY aware that nobody can attempt to diagnose themselves on the internet.

-- "typically" how long does an HIV rash last for, given the person is not on any meds?

-- Does the rash tend to come about all at once in a central region, or could it... Read more »

has it been proven with tests HIV dies quickly...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
outside the body? How long would it live on someones clothes? Read more »

hiv oral quick vs blood test

Posted by bless4u, 3 Replies
how long does it take for the antibodies to form on test there story says it can lay dormant . Read more »

Quick test of HIV

Posted by CALEXIS, 2 Replies
Hello guys!

I have one question:

Do you have any experience on HIV/Chlamydia/Syphillis/Gonorrhea quick test?
It is safe and confident?

I've been searching about this topic because I will get tested in a clinic which perform those kind of tests.

I'm from... Read more »