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The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...and abdominal pain Unexplained tiredness Shortness of breath Rapid breathing Enlarged or tender liver Cold or blue hands and feet Abnormal heart beat Weight loss It's important to get in touch with your health care provider right away ifyou experience symptoms. Early identification of lactic acidosis is veryimportant. The condition can cause death if it's not caught early andtreated. Treatment Your...
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Possible vomit in eye

Dear Dr. Bob,I am a nursing student. I have developed an intense fear of both contracting and trasmitting bloodborne pathogens. I have read your archives and current posts extensively, and so I do feel my knowledge has increased considerably. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Recovering-Phobic Nursing Student,Your reasoning and assumptions are correct. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent.Having "an intense fear of contracting and transmitting blood-borne pathogens" is going to be an ongoing challenge for you... Read more »

Thank you for stating added risks... His doctor never told me... What are side effects to look for in Kaletra and Viread?

Hello there and as always THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH for replying. You are ALWAYS SO LOVED AND APPRECIATED FROM ME and my FAMILY!!!!! MUAH!!!!! How are you doing? Would you please let me know what to look for in the above named combo interaction please?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...survive for a period of time, but my beloved Doctor, even with circumstances being, "right after relations", if my husband after touching me there (oh my gosh, now I am truly blushing!) and then touching let us say the bed post or door knob etc... Read more »

Female Park Ranger + $50 donation

Hello doctor! I am a female park ranger and the other day one of my co-workers (another female park ranger) had an incident at the park where she said a homeless man vomited on her. She went to use the restroom to clean up and when she came out, not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...dude "Upchucking Chucky" barfed directly on you and your various hand/skin ailments the HIV risk would still be nonexistent. Vomitus that does not contain visible blood is not considered a risk for HIV transmission.Thanks for your support of The... Read more »

Swine Flu

Hello Dr. Bob. I am asking this question in hopes that you will respond and people will read it.What additional precautions (besides the normal ones) can an HIV positive person take in regards to this swine flu that is one step away from becoming a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your mouth or nose with unwashed hands. Flu virus, unlike HIV, can live for several hours on surfaces; like a doorknob just touched by someone with the flu who sneezed into his hand. So for now stick with common sense precautions and we'll keep... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...from person to person through coughing, sneezing or talking by people with influenza. Sometimes people may become infected by touching something -- such as a surface or object -- with flu viruses on it and then touching their mouth or nose. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

Table of Contents Older Women: An Overlooked Group Calling Attention to Transmission and Prevention Getting Tested for HIV HIV began mostly as a disease of young men, but today the epidemic impactspeople of all ages, including older... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

What Is the Risk? How Can Transmission Be Prevented? Injection Drugs & Hepatitis Needle Exchange Programs Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people who share ... Read more »
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Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...parts when I went in. I occupied the adjacent urinal and was just about to ease myself when he suddenly extended his hand and touched the crotch area of my still-zipped jeans and hurriedly left the scene. I was disgusted by his act that I... Read more »

Seriously Needing Advice

Posted by dale30, 3 Replies
...hole/thighs) coming into contact with the tears from either rough sex or hemmroids? 3) He likes to finger me and does so while touching his penis. Can HIV be transmitted from his finger and into my anus? I am sorry for all the questions and... Read more »

hi guys

Posted by johnchef, 3 Replies
...i touched a womans clitoris ..i didnt get and vaginal secretions on my hands..because she didnt cum yet..i didnt have and cuts..would the Read more »

Possible infection? - For experts

Posted by inc0gnito, 1 Reply
...possible urinary infection. -Monday 9th (today) She tells me that shes feeling some ache at the groin and armpit. I make her touch the armpit one and she doesnt identify anything like a ball or something, so I guess that can be muscular. ... Read more »