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The Well Project

How to Read a Package Insert

...have been found, there may be a "Box Warning" on the first page of the package insert. As the name suggests, this information is clearly displayed using capital letters surrounded by a black box so it will not be overlooked. You should pay attention to these warnings so you will recognize any symptoms that could suggest a serious problem, but you should not be overly alarmed. It is unlikely that you will experience any of the conditions...
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I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...would suggest you to discuss your plan with your husband's HIV specialist and also with an HIV-knowledgeable obstetrician. You should make certain your husband's plasma viral load is suppressed to undetectable levels. The specialists will also... Read more »

HIV+ DAD and HIV- MOM desire CHILD

Is it possible for a HIV+ Dad that is undetectable and a HIV- Mom to have a HIV- baby? Please advise.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...would suggest you to discuss your plan with your husband's HIV specialist and also with an HIV-knowledgeable obstetrician. You should make certain your husband's plasma viral load is suppressed to undetectable levels. The specialists will also... Read more »

HIV+ man having children

Dr. Bob, thank you for all of your calming words, and the time you devote to helping those with HIV and the "worrywarts". My question is technical, but can an HIV+ man have a child through in-vitro without risk to the baby or the mother? Or is the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of a job. So bottom line: In vitro fertilization and sperm washing for magnetic couples wanting to conceive is safe! But the United States of America, under Dubya and Chertoff, is anything but safe (unless you happen to like Amish popcorn). Stay... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Fight Remains High Priority for United States?

Hi Dr.Take a look to this statement http://www.america.gov/st/health-english/2007/May/20070522175313atiayduj0.4688532.html and tell us what do you think about it, is it true? I think that we are lossing the battle against VIH/AIDS, but then I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...prostitutes and the promiscuous. Bush has essentially undone much of this work!Bush's record on combating the HIV/AIDS crisis in the U.S. can be added to a long list of his spectacular failures. From his waste of billions of taxpayer dollars on... Read more »
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Declining Concentration of HIV in Correctional Facilities, but 20 Percent of HIV-Infected People in the U.S. Have Been in a Correctional Facility

...the denominator has increased is probably what has led to having the share go down. Could you explain what you mean when you say that the share has gone down but the numbers have stayed stable? Anne Spaulding: Think of it as a fraction. On... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Projecting Possible Future Courses of the HIV Epidemic in the United States

...Disease Control and Prevention and Johns Hopkins University conducted an analysis 1 that projects what the HIV epidemic in the United States might look like in 10 years under different scenarios. The CDC/Johns Hopkins study reveals that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Prevention in the United States at a Critical Crossroads

... The Status of HIV Prevention in the United States HIV Prevention Works Too Many Americans Are Still at Risk for HIV What Will Determine the Future Course of the U.S. Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Check It Out The Bottom Line What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? HIV fraud is the promotion,... Read more »
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The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...Disease Control Office of Minority Health omh@cdc.gov Re: The U.S. patented cure for AIDS Dear CDC OMH: In 1997, the United States patented the cure for AIDS, patent #5676977 (abstract below). To date the CDC does not even register... Read more »

Basic Facts for the worried wells

Posted by rjasin123, 3 Replies
...next best thing to an all clear. 4. At 13 weeks, any ELISA generation is conclusive 5. You cannot diagnose or even guess your HIV status through symptoms 6. ARS comes on all at once, stays around for a week or two and resolves. Persistent... Read more »

Interview for news article

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...profile a woman living with HIV in New York city. You can remain anonymous and not have your name cited in the article if you so choose. My approach is to present, from a gender perspective, the daily reality of being HIV positive. If you are... Read more »

Female to male 1x exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone know the correct percentage for a female to infect a male on a 1 time non-protected vaginal exposure. I've seen 1/500, 1/9000 and I know Dr. bob uses 0.1%-0.2% (1-2/1000) chance, but he does not specify what it is for female to male. It... Read more »