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Sharing A Cigarette Do I Need To Get Tested For AIDS

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Get the Facts
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...blood-contaminated syringes to prepare drugs; reusing water; reusing bottle caps, spoons, or other containers ("spoons" and "cookers") used to dissolve drugs in water and to heat drug solutions; or reusing small pieces of cotton or cigarette filters ("cottons") used to filter out particles that could block the needle. "Street sellers" of syringes may repackage used syringes and sell them as sterile syringes. For this reason, people who...
Ask the Experts

Want to share this video on HIV and AIDS research (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2010)

I Doctor. I watched this video and wanted to pass it on to you so if you ever get the time to watch it, perhaps you can give your opinions on it. This research Virologist I believe is his expert field in the 1980-90's, suggested then that HIV exists...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...lie that hiv has never been seen under EM as is stated in this article about how the virus through rna pcr is detected and in testing antibodies to the virus. Here is the website, so that you can research it. Please let us know what you think, as... Read more »

friend from africa

I hope you received my post about my friend who came from africa. I am not sure if I submitted it correctly.In short:I am not sure which country he stayed on or for how long.He was heavily bruised and beaten up (I suppose it was in Africa but am not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the same as my responses in those archival posts. You cannot contract HIV from casual contact. Period. That includes sharing cigarettes, beer cans, bottles, etc. In addition, it includes shaking hands; hugging; using the same toilet, bed, etc. My... Read more »

HIV FROM Cigarette Contamination.. PLEASE HELP

Dear Dr Bob:I am constant worried 24/7. In early May this year, I was sharing a cigarette with a person who is HIV positive. About a week later, I came down with a low grade fever, chills, inability to sweat and recognize hot warm weather...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for being "totally convinced" you have HIV, please know that I am absolutely certain you did not contract HIV from this shared cigarette experience. If your doctor cannot find a physical cause for your symptoms, you should consider a... Read more »

What does it (AIDS and illness) look like?? [To readers, please share your experiences- BY]

Dr. Young, forgive my ignorance, but you answered a question of mine quite well the other day in my not taking medications and the levels I had discusses as you said were qualified as AIDS level numbers. I appreciate your answer. I ask people all...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your follow up.Your reluctance about HIV medications is a common one, and a sadly misinformed one. So, since you asked for it, here's some honest thoughts.HIV medications Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zambia to Share Global Funds on HIV/AIDS

...Lewis said he would get in touch with those responsible for the global fund for HIV/AIDS to ensure the country receives its share. Lewis stressed that HIV/AIDS has further compounded the hunger crisis in Zambia. He said the UN intended to study... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Men, Women Should Share Responsibility for HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment, Malaysian Official Says

... Men and women should share equal responsibility for preventing HIV/AIDS and providing treatment to people living with the diseases, Ng Yen Yen -- Malaysian Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...without your body giving away any sign whatsoever that you have HIV. This is why it's so important for everybody to get tested for HIV regularly (preferably once a year as part of a routine health checkup). Having HIV may be scary, but... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

Join an Oct. 7 Conference Call -- Share Your Ideas for Making the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy Work for Women

... Imagine a National AIDS Strategy that truly works for women. A National AIDS Strategy that prevents new HIV infections in women; increases women's access to care, and reduces disparities for women affected by HIV. What would it look Read more »
Connect With Others

Important: Share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
...if you wish. http://www.worldaidsday.org/ The exact page for telling your own story is at: http://www.worldaidsday.org/Share-your-story.aspx Writing your view of "Living with HIV" could help change important policies. Best Wishes. BWB. Read more »

Important: share your take on Living With HIV

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
...if you wish. http://www.worldaidsday.org/ The exact page for telling your own story is at: http://www.worldaidsday.org/Share-your-story.aspx Writing your view of "Living with HIV" could help change important policies. Best Wishes. BWB. Read more »

Important: share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
...if you wish. http://www.worldaidsday.org/ The exact page for telling your own story is at: http://www.worldaidsday.org/Share-your-story.aspx Writing your view of "Living with HIV" could help change important policies. Best Wishes. BWB. Read more »

Important: Share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
...if you wish. http://www.worldaidsday.org/ The exact page for telling your own story is at: http://www.worldaidsday.org/Share-your-story.aspx Writing your view of "Living with HIV" could help change important policies. Best Wishes. BWB. Read more »