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Rave Rumors And Hiv

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HIV AIds? (NEEDLESTICK AT A RAVE, 2010) (URBAN LEGENDS, 2010)

Hey Dr Bob,Im 16 and went to my first rave. I was dancing with my friend and we were about to leave and i felt a like a pinch or a prick in my side. I got out of the crowd and told my friends. they saw no evidence of anything like a prick mark or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Nick,What you experienced was a mild anxiety-induced panic attack. Your fears about being pricked with an HIV-infected syringe at the rave are completely unwarranted. This is a fairly common worry among ravers! See below.Dr. BobPlease Read more »

PEOPLE BEING PRICKED WITH HIV AT RAVES

Hi, I recently went to the New Years Rave, Together as One in California. Ive heard that many... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
Connect With Others

Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 3 Replies
...party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. I took an oral HIV test at Planned Parenthood on 9/30/10. It was negative. I tested for... Read more »

Re: Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 1 Reply
...(Look for my original post "Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?") Hi there, Thank you in advance for reading... I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. Read more »

I'm extremely worried!

Posted by 1234lan, 1 Reply
...ring without washing it out or anything. I totally freaked out the next day because I don't know who this girl is or if she has hiv. About two weeks later I went and got tested and it came out negative but the doctor said most times it doesn't... Read more »

Just found out, husband stopped taking meds ...

Posted by Zaverolis, 2 Replies
...Finally, we met an intelligent doctor who realized it was cancer. Misdiagnosing doctors scare me. Plus, I was told I was HIV+ in 2000, and have never taken a med, and have had great health. The doctor encouraged me to go on HART, but I felt... Read more »