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Sharing A Cigarette Negative At 3 Months

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Serious Korean with phobia

Dear Dr. FrascinoFirst of all, hope everything is going well with you and foundation.I am 28 years man from Korea who is having serious phobia over 18month.For your reference, there is only one popular HIV website in Korea but no answers from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...resulting from allergy and/or chronic sinus inflammation. In your case the most likely cause is related to your smoking a pack of cigarettes per day. This, too, predisposes you to all sorts of mouth, sinus, throat and lung problems, including... 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... Read more »
The Body

A "Negative" Outlook: Dr. Steve Natterstad Shares Secrets to a Successful Magnetic Relationship

...own-name-forgetting, wake-the-neighbors" sex life that he and Dr. Steve enjoy, despite their magnetic status. Dr. Steve is HIV negative, while Dr. Bob has been living with HIV since 1991. We all know Dr. Bob's thoughts on their relationship, but... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...transmission through wet clothing. Having sex in a monogamous (faithful) relationship is safe if: Both of you are uninfected (HIV-negative); You both have sex only with your partner; and Neither one of you gets exposed to HIV through drug use... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...misunderstand how HIV is passed from one person to another. Knowing the basics helps you avoid getting the virus if you are HIV-negative, and avoid giving it to someone else if you are HIV positive. HIV is spread through the following body... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...have to be unnecessarily frightened anymore. That education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't hurt to be sure you're negative -- in fact, all adults and sexually active teenagers should get tested for HIV periodically, in the same way... Read more »
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im going nuts plz help!!!!!!!

Posted by Jayjay28, 4 Replies going nuts plz help me somebody anybody.... i was just diagnosed positive about a few weeks ago and my bf came out neg, however we had unprotected sex when neither of us knew our status and now im the one whose positive and im so afraid that he Read more »

Sharing toothbrushes

Posted by StupidMe, 1 Reply
...regarding the risks associated with sharing toothbrushes. So I was wandering what the real risk is. Is it zero, theoretical, negligible, low...etc? I'm asking because I had a hiv risk 3 years ago. I tested -ve but, over the last year I've... Read more »


Posted by Janes, 5 Replies
...sensations for about a few seconds). Tiny red spots on chest, also few on arms. Been tested on STD 2,5 weeks after contact, all negative. Did 2 hiv-selftest, after 6 and 7 weeks, both negative. This friday will get a quicktest again. It has... Read more »

My story

Posted by cassiusp, 7 Replies
...a positive nobility and calm about him and his life that just draws him to me), taking relative care of my health (no drugs. cigarettes or heavy drinking, would like more of the gym, but its getting too close to the end of semester), but still... Read more »