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Flu Season and Living With HIV

...Tamiflu (oseltamivir). Relenza is inhaled through the mouth and may be difficult to take for people with lung disease or who smoke. Tamiflu is taken by mouth as a capsule or as a powder for drinking. Relenza has been safely tested in older children and adults. Tamiflu has been studied in adults and infants over one year of age. Very little data exist on using either drug in people with HIV. However, using them may help control the spread...
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I Donated: Followup on anal poke in shower question

Dr. Frascino:No question...just a big thank you for answering my question and doing it so fast. It meant a great deal to me. I have mailed my check.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Penis: Will Donate, Please Reply Jan 31, 2011am a 58 year old married guy with rare bisexual wanderings. I foolishly entered a shower stall at my gym with a beckoning 23 year old man from Guatemala 9 days ago. He was uncircumcised and his penis... Read more »

HIV+ Dorm Roommate

Hey Doctor, I know you get a lot of messages, so I hope you can find mine through the array of messages.My roommate just confessed to me that he is HIV+. I've been rooming with him for months. A few months back he and his boyfriend had sex in our...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are warranted or necessary.By the way, that dorm shower sex scene sounds hot! Damn, I miss college.Be well, and get your athlete's foot problem tended to! Peeling,... Read more »

can i woo-hoo too? (TESTING GUIDELINES)

hi Dr robert. i received oral sex from a person i dont know at all.i got tested for hiv on the 2nd and on the 3rd month,both negative.i know that i have to get retested on the 6th month just to be extra sure.but some doctors told me that an hiv test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for testing? Would a HIV Antibody test 4 weeks (28 days) post exposure be at all reliable or indicative? what about the other testing methods PCR p24 etc? 4)I can't sleep, work or function properly with this over my head, I just got to know, your... Read more »

NEED EXPERT - ASHAMED - and seeing a therapist

Dr. Bob,I had protected oral and vaginal intercourse with a CSW in Las Vegas late on 10/26/08. I do not recall the condom breaking, but I was a mess and do not recall everything perfectly. I know it was not completely broken, but I guess small...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...very proud of! BRAVO!Your "symptoms" are not worrisome for or suggestive of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS).No further HIV testing is warranted. I'm delighted you are seeing a therapist and starting to calm down (with only two sessions!).... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

...whole blood or the "factor" used by hemophiliacs. Many people were infected this way. The blood supply is now much more strictly tested and controlled. The odds of being infected from receiving blood or blood factor in the US are very low. You... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...publicly? This may be a way to get around government regulations. You can only get the treatment by paying to take part in testing an experimental treatment . When most experimental treatments are tested, people receive them free of charge. ... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...here . In Conclusion The numbers of HIV women are growing. This means that all women should beaware of the risk and be tested if there is any possible reason to think theymay have been exposed to HIV. If you test negative, you can take... 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 »
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help me worried sick ... can do it anymore

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...GAD (generized anxiety disorder and im ocd too(always washing my hands my hands are so dry now because of it. im scared to get tested please help me im in fear and i cant do this anymore .what are the symptoms of aids???? lets say someone doesnt... Read more »

scared of possible exposure.........

Posted by tusk57, 2 Replies
...about,since she said she wasnt feeling good....now she doesnt talk to me and has been acting sketchy as all can be...so i went got tested aroound august 13..negative...still symptoms persisted..flu like symptoms..body aches stuffy nose on for a... Read more »

Need some reassurance

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...about being infected.I am currently seeking help for this problem, but I wanted to talk to some people who are waiting to be tested like I am to share oUr experiences and perhaps get some reassurance and provide some of my own to people who also... Read more »

Help, Help, please

Posted by Overstressed, 2 Replies
...invited to an event where I am the main speaker at High School where I get to share my story about me and my experience being HIV positive to high scholars and there parents. It is HIV/AIDS Awareness Day I am so nervous because I know theres so... Read more »