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Taking Testim When You're Hiv Positive

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AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

... What Are the Issues? General Guidelines Special Situations Getting Help What Are the Issues? When you test positive for HIV, it can be difficult to know who to tell about it, and how to tell them. Telling others can be good because: You can get love and support to help you deal with your health. You can keep your close friends and loved ones
Ask the Experts

Hiv found in routine pregnancy blood test

Hi Dr. Frascino,I had a routine blood test for my pregnancy and the results came back with a trace of HIV Ag/Ab, the sample was sent for confirmation by Western Blot which those results came back as HIV 1 Western Blot indeterminate Gp 3 and HIV p24...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,A "trace of HIV Ag/Ab"???? I have no idea what that even means. If we assume your screening HIV test was repeatedly reactive (positive) and we Read more »

k-pak multivitamins

where can i find info on k-pak vitamins, that are recomended for hiv+ men and women.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...morning and 8 in the evening, eat healthy, exercise and not drink or smoke, I will be healthy for a long time and I will not need Hiv meds. A part of me wants to believe it but a part of me also thinks that they are just promoting these vitamins... Read more »

Of Chelsea boys, gels, and prohormones (not in that order)

The title is not as catchy as "Of shoes and ships and sealing wax..." but there we are.(1) In recent posts you've discouraged, quite unequivocally, people from taking DHEA (recommending that they get their testosterone levels checked and supplement...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...estrogen. If it has any significant effect at all, it would be after it is converted into a sex hormone. That's why I recommend HIV-positive folks check their free testosterone levels and supplement with one of the testosterone-replacement... Read more »

About K-Pax

Hey Dr.Bob,You are my favorite doctor on this website, I love your sense of humor and positive attitude.I wrote you before, I am the gay guy from New York with 528 t-cell count and 14000 viral load, not on meds, newly diagnosed (3 months ago).I am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...scientific research that supports this claim either. (If there were, I'd be taking it as well!) Will it prevent or delay the need for HIV drugs? No, there is no sound scientific research that supports this claim either. Are these claims a means... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
... Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...suffering from a mild dry cough,lack of appetite, slight fatigue. and my last elisa test was may 05(neg) i ordered one of those hiv home kits(arrived today)... and im scared shitless to even look at it....ive been stareing at this box for... Read more »


Posted by nightsunami, 3 Replies