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Retrovir Teaching

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Confidential responses over the Internet ("When the Cellphone Teaches Sex Education ")

Dr. Bob,You have no idea what a lifeline you are to those of us with questions! We can ask you things we can't discuss with our own doctors (too embarassing, plus he would probably tell my husband!) I see you have also become a resource for kids in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...confused adults as well, in my inbox anxiously waiting for an answer!Dr. BobThe New York Times May 3, 2009When the Cellphone Teaches Sex Education By JAN HOFFMANTHE special cellphone, set on vibrate, begins to whir. Throughout North Carolina,... Read more »

$30 donation for quick Q&A Sex Ed teacher

Hi, doctor. I am a highschool sex education teacher, and a lot of my students have had question of... Read more »

silly question by an educated guy

Hey Dr BobGreetings!I am Steve and have a doctorate in development studies. I just got married. 3... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Teens Urge Teaching Sex Education; "Abstinence-Only Is Not Working"

... A state-appointed teen panel recently recommended that Illinois mandate sex education in public schools and that it cover how to prevent STDs and pregnancy beyond being abstinent. Under current state law, school Read more »
The Body

Parenthood: Expecting the Unexpected

...the infection rate for babies is about 1 in 4. Recommendations for pregnancy and birth: Treating the HIV+ mother with a Retrovir (AZT, zidovudine) -containing regimen during pregnancy. Guidelines state the treatment of the pregnant woman may... Read more »

An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

... zye-DOE-vyoo-deen Brand Name: Retrovir Other Name(s): AZT, Azidothymidine, ZDV, Zidovudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Zidovudine, Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


... Common Name: zidovudine or AZT Brand Name: Retrovir Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: Read more »
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Posted by vasco, 5 Replies
Me and my wife are on a kind of magnet and my 5weeks daughter are negative and my wife is positive. we find out when she became pregnant last year... but i have done 3test in deferents clinics... the result still come back... Read more »

I Dont know WhaT To Do!!!

Posted by salvino, 4 Replies
Please HELP ME PLEASE! Were should i start ok my girlfriend and I were together for four years! We recently broke up about a month ago the last time we had sex was about a year ago and it was un protected! well now that we are done i started... Read more »

traveling with HIV

Posted by joyfull, 3 Replies
...traveling with a bag full of medicine. I am planning to travel for 2 months and the meds I'm taking now are Caletra, Videx and Retrovir. I 'm quit scared to cross borders with all of these pills, may be someone might think I carry drugs... Don't... Read more »

Acute HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a question about the events following a potentially dangerous sexual encounter I had earlier in 2006. I had the encounter and unfortunately did not tell my significant other for about a week and a half. We did have oral sex once or twice... Read more »