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Smoking and HIV

...weakens the immune system. It can make it harder to fight off HIV-related infections. This is especially true for infections related to the lungs. This is a risk for smoking marijuana as well as tobacco. Having HIV increases the risk of chronic lung disease. Smoking can interfere with processing of medications by the liver. It can also worsen liver problems like hepatitis. Smoking and Side Effects People with HIV who smoke are more likely...
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Risk for UAI Top (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

So I have a quick question: basically I ended up having sex with a man in his apartment. We went to his place and began to fool around. After mutual oral sex (without ejaculation), I placed my penis into his anus for about 6 seconds (both of which...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk. I don't even like the idea of letting him perform oral on me.Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,The CDC statistical estimate of risk provides information about relative risk rather than actual risk applicable to a specific encounter. Unprotected... Read more »

Prevalence of antiretroviral therapy in the U.S.A. / transmission risk

Dr. Frascino,First let me say that I admire the work you do in educating the public on this issue.I have a twofold question for you concerning the real probability of becoming infected with HIV via a single heterosexual encounter. This question is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...consistently and drives the plasma HIV viral load to undetectable levels for at least six months, it is indeed true that the risk of HIV transmission is significantly decreased; however, the risk is not completely eliminated for variety of... Read more »

can anal sex without bleeding can cause hiv (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

hello doctor 1 week before i had anal sex without condom i was at insertive position but there was no bleeding from his anus is i am at risk of hiv doctor i dont know his hiv status please answer my question it is freaking me out... thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk. I don't even like the idea of letting him perform oral on me.Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,The CDC statistical estimate of risk provides information about relative risk rather than actual risk applicable to a specific encounter. Unprotected... Read more »

Re: risk of HIV as a TOP

I've always been an exclusive top, a medical professional who couldn't believe you could get HIV from just topping. I figured the worst that could happen would be the usual STD's and I would self medicateWell here I am HIV positiveDon't top with out...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you ever need me. Let's get through this together as positively charged medical professionals dedicated to helping others stay HIV free.Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Less Than a Year After CDC Announced The U.S. HIV Epidemic Is Much Larger Than Previously Thought, Public's Sense of Urgency Is Down, Even Among Some Higher Risk Groups

...the domestic epidemic. The share saying they have heard, seen, or read "a lot" or "some" about the problem of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. in the past year declined from 70 percent in 2004 to 45 percent in 2009, and the share that saw "a lot" was cut in... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases National Institutes of Health on National Latino AIDS Awareness Day October 15, 2009

...community and what we can do to prevent future infections among the largest and fastest growing ethnic minority group in the United States. Since the HIV/AIDS epidemic began, more than 82,000 Latinos in the United States have died. 1 While... Read more »
The Body PRO

Number of HIV-Infected Women Giving Birth in U.S. Increased 40% From 2000 to 2006, Estimates Show

...Control and Prevention [CDC]. My abstract here at CROI is titled the "Estimated Number of Births to HIV-Positive Women in the United States, 2006." 1 This abstract is a summary of a manuscript that is currently in clearance. We used a number... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...with men, often without any knowledge that they are at risk, prevention efforts in women must focus on increasing awareness of risk and routine diagnosis. Early diagnosis is critical to the prevention of HIV and AIDS. We know that identifying... Read more »
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Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
...What is compromised/ supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system. Do such... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...million deaths and currently, over 40 million people are infected with human immune deficiency virus (HIV). The President of the United States and others must realize the important role of condoms in prevention of disease. Consider these points: ... Read more »

More Evidence

Posted by Bear60
...More Evidence of the USA's mishandling of the HIV/AIDS funding is shown in this article: The New York Blade 12/09/2006 By VINCENT MACISAAC "I'M FRIGHTENED Read more »

oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I know that the risk is small so they say. I know alot of guys that suck all the time. they never seem to get anything. Is it really that safe? Read more »