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Rape Victims And Prevention Against Hiv

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Horrified Rape Victim

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Heelo Everyone,
I have been lurking for the last threee months trying to find answers concerning possible infection. Here is my story: On June 4, 2005, I was raped. The rapist was caught and found to be HIV+. In short, I had a nervous breakdown. ... Read more »

innocent victims

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Innocent Victims

Innocent Victims By: Rev. Alexander R. Garbera During the April
2nd, 1998, New Haven Ryan White town meeting a person with
HIV/AIDS stated that they were an "innocent victim" and acquired
the virus by accident. After speaking, I... Read more »

accident victim hiv+ after blood transfusion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Accident victim HIV+ after blood transfusion

My 19 year old daughter was a victim of a drunk driver. She was
on life support for a month, in the hospital for three months,
underwent five surgeries, and received 21 units of transfused
blood. Now,... Read more »

raped and living with hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
hi, my name is lacy. i live in denver. i am 17 years old. my stepfather who is poz raped me and now i am infected. found out about 1 month ago. i have been contemplating suicide. i really don't know what to do. Read more »

Date Rape Drugs HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi. Three weeks ago I was at a house party a guy put a drug in my drink. After that, I don't remember a whole lot except that some guy was having sex with me. I know he wore a condom, took it off and put another one half-way through. I really... Read more »
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Rape victim here, please help!!!

Hello Dr. Robert. I have tried writing in before and never got a response so I am trying again. I am a male in my twenties who was recently mugged and sexually molested by 3 men while walking on a street. Needless to say, it was an ordeal that is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Sorry to hear about your horrifying experience. Have you reported the incident to the authorities? I dont know what country you are writing from, but most likely, rape is a crime. These criminals need to be caught and put away. I can... Read more »

Rape victim will like to say thanks, Dr. Bob!!

Hello Dr. Bob, I am the young male in his twenties that wrote you before that was mugged and sexually molested by three men. After you responded to my letter, I gathered my courage and took an HIV test. I was sexually molested in early January and I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Welcome back to the forum. Im delighted you took my advice. Congratulations on your negative test and getting the support and counseling you need! WOO-HOO. Lets hope the bastards who did this to you are caught and punished. Chances are they are... Read more »

RAPE VICTIM NEEDS HELP PLEASE.

Dear RYAN KULL;After being the victim of a rape in july01,i also had the trauma of having to test up to one year for hiv.i wanted to test to one year for peace of mind,as my attacker,was a drug abuser.my doctor says im ok,and has been quite...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Your HIV tests indicate that you are definitely not infected with HIV. There is no need for further testing.It sounds like you are experiencing an uncomfortable level of anxiety. This is understandable: being the victim of sexual assault is a... Read more »

ALMOST Rape Victim

Ok here it goes... I haven't spoke about this to anyone and it's eating me up inside.I am female...More than 2 years ago I was in an incident with an HIV+ man that tried to rape me. I thank God everyday that I fought him off. BUT he did...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your negative OraQuick tests out to two years four months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional tests are warranted or recommended. The only thing you need to do now is yell WOO-HOO and put this... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Victims of Prison Rape Rally for Legislation

Former prisoners who were raped while serving their sentences gathered Tuesday on Capitol Hill to drum up support for legislation that seeks to hold prison facilities accountable for sexual assaults of inmates. The Prison Rape Reduction Act of 2003... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report: One in Eight Adult Women in Rhode Island Victim of Forcible Rape

One in eight adult women in Rhode Island has suffered a forcible rape in her lifetime, according to a report released Monday by state health officials and advocates for assault victims. The CDC-funded study was prepared by the National Violence... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR Examines U.N.'s Effort to Stop Sexual Violence in War

"Hundreds of thousands of women in conflict zones around the world have been or are now becoming victims of rape and sexual torture," reflects Michel Martin, host of NPR's "Tell Me More ," as she interviewed Margot Wallstrom, U.N. special... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Help Scarce for Refugee Rape Victims in Jordan

Iraqi women living as refugees in Jordan are more vulnerable to rape due to their illegal status, yet emergency contraceptives and post-exposure prophylaxis drugs to reduce the likelihood of contracting HIV are unavailable there. That was the... Read more »