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Swiss Hiv Prevention Plan

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My boyfriend and I both tested positive one month ago. Blood tests indicated that we do not have other STDs (thankfully). We have heard mixed things (1) about the need to use condoms if we are monogamous and (2) about how quickly we can resume...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I would definitely encourage you to continue using condoms to prevent superinfection (reinfection, dual infection). It is possible to acquire a different strain of the virus, which might be more aggressive than the one you are currently dealing... Read more »

Your position on treatment as prevention is not correct (SWISS REPORT, 2010)

Several times you claim that effective treatment decreases the risk but does not eliminate it. Well... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Prevention Planning Council Endorses Latino Prevention Plan

By a unanimous vote, the city's HIV Prevention Planning Council recently endorsed several proposals to fight HIV among Latino men who have sex with men (MSM). The Latino Action Plan was crafted with input from several researchers and service... Read more »
Project Inform

Statement Regarding Findings of the Swiss Government on the Transmissibility of HIV Infection by HIV-Positive People Receiving Antiretroviral Treatment

In February 2008, the Swiss AIDS Commission reported on the results of studies suggesting that HIV positive individuals receiving effective antiretroviral treatment do not appear to be at significant risk of transmitting the virus to their... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups, Scientists React to Swiss Claim About Antiretrovirals, HIV Transmission

Some HIV/AIDS advocacy groups and scientists on Wednesday reacted with concern to a claim by a Swiss state commission that HIV-positive people taking antiretroviral drugs cannot transmit the virus during sex if they are adhering to their treatment... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swiss AIDS Drive Makes the Point

A new federal HIV prevention campaign in Switzerland features naked athletes fencing and ice skating. The image of healthy flesh exposed to sharp blades is meant to convey the safe-sex message "no action without protection." The national campaign is... Read more »
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TO: Joe Swiss

Posted by chichi, 2 Replies

i read your post to me below at the bottom of this page.
in answer to your question about speaking to a "shrink" ....
for me, yes it has helped. i also talk about other things with my "shrink". I do not talk about hiv and testing anymore. it is a... Read more »

sorry joe swiss

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
didnt mean to jump on you, just got very annoyed when I read this message. I too am a person who tested negative (me at about 24 weeks after start of mono symtoms) I also had a low risk exposure. Kissing with possible cuts in mouth while drunk. Not... Read more »

Should I plan for retirement?

Posted by livesinadream, 4 Replies
OK so I'm 25 and have been poz for about 2 years. On meds and healthy, working full time. I'm wondering if I should plan for retirement. You know start a 401K and a roth IRA. I guess my question is what if I don't live to the retirement age of... Read more »

Join us to take HIV Prevention to the next level!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Study Description:

NO/AIDS Task Force and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention invite you to help with a new program for men who have sex with men (MSM) and 18 years and older called SouthPOL+.

The purpose of this study is to pilot the CDC... Read more »