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Sharing A Cigarette Do I Need To Get Tested For HIV

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...such as the mouth (especially non-intact tissue), to vaginal secretions and menstrual blood. Use condoms consistently and correctly each and every time for sexual contact with men or when using sex toys. Sex toys should not be shared. No barrier methods for use during oral sex have been evaluated as effective by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). However, natural rubber latex sheets, dental dams, cut open condoms, or plastic wrap may...
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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
...Don't be duped by these dimwits.Dr. BobAids Dissident (AIDS DENIALISM, 2010) May 11, 2010I am currently undergoing tests for HIV post exposure. I am also trying to start a non for profit organization. To keep a long story short the graphic... Read more »

candida and HIV

hey dr bob, hows it going? hope all is well.I have a question relating to candida. Basically I have been suffering from esophagitis (feeling of something stuck in the throat) it varies in severity, but passive cigarette smoke is unfortunately a huge...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your road back to both physical and psychological well-being. Bring a copy of this post and my response to your first visit and share it with the psychiatrist. It will help focus your treatment and speed your recovery.Good luck! Remember, HIV is... 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
...Hello,Your HIV risk is completely nonexistent. Your "symptoms" are not at all consistent with or worrisome for HIV. Even though I do not feel 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
...exactly 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,... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zambia to Share Global Funds on HIV/AIDS

...At a meeting with Zambian cabinet ministers Thursday in Lusaka, UN Special Envoy on HIV/AIDS in Africa Stephen Lewis said he would get in touch with those responsible for the global fund for HIV/AIDS to ensure the 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?

... 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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...official will ask for the names, addresses, e-mails and/or phone numbers of other people (contacts) with whom you have had sex or shared needles. The health department will then try to locate each contact to tell them that they have been exposed... Read more »
Connect With Others

Important: Share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
... Hi, There are a lot of people out there today spreading the idea that living with HIV is now just "a piece of cake", "no worse than living with diabetes", and so forth. As a result, the urgency to fund research 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
... Hi, There are a lot of people out there today spreading the idea that living with HIV is now just "a piece of cake", "no worse than living with diabetes", and so forth. As a result, the urgency to fund research 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 »