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Making Decisions About Therapies

...Treatment Decision, Consider ... When to Start? How to Monitor Whether Therapy Is Working How to Monitor for Side Effects When to Switch Therapy When to Stop? Conclusion Making decisions about treating HIV can sometimes feel overwhelming. Developing a personal plan to help you think about, plan for and make treatment decisions can help. Whether considering pharmaceutical drugs or complementary therapies, it's...
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19 year old feeling very alone in rural Africa

Hi Doctor Bob,Two weeks after a risky exposure, I'm getting vast array of ARS symptoms, despite PEP (Stocrin & Combivir) started 65 hours after. I've convinced myself that I have HIV, full body burning maculopapular rash, swollen nodes on neck,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...predicting who is and is not infected. Statistically speaking, it would be extremely unlikely, but not impossible, that you acquired HIV on your maiden voyage into the love canal due to a broken condom incident. Because you've been started on... Read more »

In rural Missippi, drove 100 miles to get tested.

Hey Dr. Frascino. Thanks for your forum. I am at wits end. My preacher told me upfront I was infected. I confided in him and got the heathon, burn in you know where reaction. It reminded me of how failing sex education is in our area thanks to our...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...preacher obviously looking for support, understanding and guidance. Instead, he called you a heathen, told you that you were HIV infected and that your eternal soul will burn in Hell. Hmm. Nice guy. I think Preacher Scumbag is in for a big... Read more »

Why!! The Denial Of Current AIDS organizations Federal Funded

Dr.Robert J. Frascino, MD I hope you Post this so it can seen and truth exposed about current HIV Organizations and Denial about Prevention.(I've cut down as much as possible to get to the point)For days now into July 2008 I have been waring with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thanks for writing in and sharing your experience. Those of us involved in HIV awareness/prevention/education have been having similar experiences in many locations around the country over the past eight Read more »

HIV/AIDS Conference in Toronto & Irrational Fears

Hi Dr. Bob:I just love you and appreciate the work you do! Your humor and candor are just what people need sometimes-I am one of those people!I just donated to your foundation and I wish I could give everything I had to fight this war against...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that ferry isn't still running between Toronto and Rochester. You could have hopped on, floated over to my hometown, gotten an HIV rapid test with results available in just 20 minutes, found out you are indeed HIV negative, yelled WOO-HOO, hopped... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Some African Spiritual, Cult Leaders Hindering Efforts to Curb HIV/AIDS, Conference Attendees Say

... Spiritual and cult leaders who claim they can cure HIV/AIDS are hindering efforts to curb the spread of the disease in Africa, researchers and scientists who attended an HIV/AIDS international Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Northeast Colorado Conference Discusses HIV/AIDS Needs Assessment Findings

... Rural Solutions, an organization in northeast Colorado, held the "Community HIV/AIDS Education and Action Conference" as part of its ongoing effort to address issues related to HIV, the Sterling Journal-Advocate Read more »
The Body PRO

HAART Use Enlivens Sex Lives of Rural Ugandans, but Does Not Increase Risky Behavior, Study Says

...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses the impact that antiretroviral use has had on the sexual behavior and HIV risk activities of HIV-infected people in rural Uganda. Rebecca Bunnell: In our study, we assessed changes in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rural India in Big HIV-AIDS Push Delhi on Tuesday, India and UNAIDS launched an initiative to involve hundreds of local village leaders in helping prevent HIV/AIDS. Nearly 60 percent of Indians with HIV live in villages, a proportion that officials blame on rural poverty,... Read more »
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Providers in Rural Upstate NY

Posted by dickspoz
...Looking for providers / HIV specialist in upstate NY. Warren, Washington, Hamilton, Franklin, Clinton, Essex, Fulton & Montgomery Counties. If you know Read more »

Teens in Rural Areas

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Organization in a rural area and I want to hear from teens who live in simialr areas to find out what can be done to help teens hear HIV prevention messages. What do you need to be hearing from adults? Where would it be most effective - school,... Read more »

Rural nurse

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I'm a nurse working in AIDS and I am so glad to see this site! Are there any other nurses out there afraid to post? I print out stuff from the net for my Read more »

I live in rural area, I set up HIV/AIDS chats

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I live in Owen Sound, Ontario, and there are no local AIDS orgs here! Please come and chat with me at and please let me know other chat rooms that are monitored as I Read more »