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Specific Dangers Of Aids In Healthcare

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Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Support Concrete and Specific HIV Prevention Measures in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy!

This week, 34 national leaders in HIV programming and policy sent a letter to President Obama with recommendations for core points essential to creating a Strategy that will advance our nation's HIV prevention response and lead to fewer HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Launches Ad Campaign Against Pfizer's Ads Promoting Erectile Dysfunction Drug

The Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation on Thursday launched an advertising campaign against pharmaceutical company Pfizer because it said the company's ads for the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra promote recreational use, the Los ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Sues California Department of Health Care Services Alleging Violation of Contract Process

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation has filed a lawsuit against the California Department of Health Care Services , alleging that the department violated federal and state laws during the contract process for the provision of services to Medi-Cal... Read more »
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specific questions for specific situation

Hi. I have a couple of questions for you. I am extremely paranoid. Last June I tested negative for HIV at 3 months. After that point, I didn't have sexual intercourse or oral sex again until recently (Decemeber). In October I was very sick with...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You should trust your antibody tests that are conducted three or more months after exposure. However, you should always conduct your doctor about symptoms that you experience regardless of your status.Oral sex is considered low-risk; this does not... Read more »

Another question from the overly worried healthcare worker!

Hi Dr. Frascino I wanted to reply to your question about why I had to wait 3-4 weeks for my results. The reason being that they send the sample to the state lab instead of a private lab. I actually went to my local health department, and they told...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Overly Worried Health Care Worker,Regarding the length of time it takes to get HIV test results back, I don't agree. Certainly the health department may have a long lag period and send their specimens to a state lab to help keep costs... Read more »

Am i in serious Health Danger?

hello how you doing?i'm very concern,i'm a 33 years old gay male recently diagnozed with hiv in jan 2011.went tthough all the blood work and still trying to fight the depression when i got to see my doctor to give me the results of my cd4...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Getting your other health issues in order over 1 month or so(resistance testing, livers status) often if a wise approach. Discussing what specific regimen you would start and have you read up about it would also be a good idea. It would be unusual... Read more »


First of all, I would like to thank you for all the marvellous advice and solutions you have given to scared people like me. When I read what you say to others I just want to kiss you through the web. I am a 17 year old Nigerian boy (young and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Baby oil lotion (or any product containing oil) can denature latex, increasing the risk of condom failure (breakage). Just as in your case, when condoms do break, they usually do so fairly dramatically with Mr. Happy's head poking out the... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a little confused here and again some people are throwing out different stuff. if you come up positive with HIV they will call you right because they wont wait two weeks to call once they mail it off i thought if your positive they will cally... Read more »

Spit dangerous?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I feel this is a stupid question, but a healthcare worker at a local hiv clinic scared me. I have a friend who is hiv+ and recently he spit in my face (accidentily) and it got into my eyes. He's not on any meds. The healthcare worker said that I... Read more »

Proof that AIDS is a race-specific bio-weapoon.

Posted by Sojuro, 1 Reply
Throughout the 1960's and 1970's, the United States was involved a EUGENICS programs in which AFRICAN AMERICANS, and others deemed as 'undesireables' were being INVOLUNTARILY SYSTEMATICALY STERILIZED to quell their population growth... Read more »

aids healthcare

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello! I was told about a month ago that I was + and I wanted to know if anybody has been to this particular health care center and what the experience was like.
it's called aids health care the web site is and the number is 1800... Read more »