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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Steps For Testing For HIV In Florida

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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

... Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and
Ask the Experts

cuts in HIV funding for free meds (ADAP, 2010)

I have a major concern as you all know I am HIV +. I receive meds from the govt. Is it true that the meds will be drying up? and if that is so what will the hundreds of thousands of people do? Is this real?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...weak economy is crippling the government program that provides life-sustaining antiretroviral drugs to people with H.I.V. or AIDS who cannot afford them. Nearly 1,800 have been relegated to rapidly expanding waiting lists that less than three... Read more »

Pregant anf tested +, Scared lost Confused? Help

I'm 32 and found out I was pregnat with my 1st child at 6wk, at 9wk I tested hiv+. First is there a chance the test was wrong, my last test was in Aug and that was neg. Second I don't live in the US and have been told that I would recieve better...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...chapter that can be easily accessed on The Body's homepage under the Quick Links heading.As for finding an HIV specialist in Florida, I would suggest you consult the American Academy of HIV Medicine's Web site. (See post from the archives... Read more »

Cure for HIV/AIDS ....Ambush

Why does the scientific community REFUSE from investigating the idea that Ambush cures AIDS?THE CURE for HIV/AIDS.......AMBUSHTHE IDEA that AMBUSH cures AIDSis being proven by the more than 400 individuals who have taken a dose of 60 ml three times...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Why isn't the scientific community investigating the idea that Ambush cures AIDS? Because the scientific community is made up of rational scientists who deal only reality and facts as opposed to religious whack-jobs Read more »

Elite Suppressor?? F/U

Dr. B,Thank you for your reply. Both positive tests were confirmed by Western Blot. I did "dive in" to the current available venues to learn all that I can regarding HIV. Not only will it help me personally, but I also hope to reach others with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV/AIDS awareness/prevention and prevent even a single infection, then your education would indeed be a "celestial treasure."South Florida? Hmmm . . . can we wait until you get rid of Jeb Bush and Katherine Harris? I can't believe how incredibly... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Florida HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups, Health Departments to Increase HIV Awareness Among Minorities Ahead of National HIV Testing Day

... HIV/AIDS advocacy groups and health departments in Florida are planning several events aimed at increasing awareness about HIV among minorities Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Black Churches in Florida, Nationwide, Launch HIV/AIDS Testing Initiative Targeted Toward Black Community

... Black religious leaders across Florida have launched a joint initiative between the state Department of Health and the African Methodist Episcopal Church to establish Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: HIV Testing for Blacks Is a Unifying Mission

... Health departments and community agencies across Florida will take part in today's sixth annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in a bid to halt the spread of the disease in a community that has been particularly affected. Mirroring... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Florida Advocacy Group Launches HIV/AIDS Education, Testing Campaign Aimed at MSM

...Palm Beach Post , 3/30). The report, conducted by the state Department of Health , found that an estimated one in 22 MSM in Florida is HIV-positive. The report also found one in 12 black MSM in the state is HIV-positive, compared with one in 18... Read more »
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How long does the HIV test take?

Posted by missing, 1 Reply
It has been a week and I am still waiting for the result. I thought ELISA is a quick test? Does that means my blood has to go through Western Blot........... I know ELISA can produce false positive but that small 1% chance doesn't seems very... Read more »

Just tested negative.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I just tested negative at 19 weeks after unprotected sex. Do I need to test at 26 weeks or do you think I'm in the clear? Read more »

reasons doctors test

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...I was just wondering what some of the reasons doctors decide to test for hiv you know besides oral thrush like blood values (low or hight cbc hemoglobin, vitamin, testosterone deficiencies ) any input would Read more »

miami florida

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...spoke with hiv counselor in miami florida that rank number 2 in the united states concerning coinfection. he said it can take six to nine month to test positive to hiv Read more »