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Table of Contents Introduction Myths About HIV and HIV Treatment Myths About HIV Tests Myths About HIV Transmission Myths About Clinical Trials Get the Facts! Introduction There are many myths about HIV. A myth is a story or an idea that is nottrue. In dealing with HIV, it is important to be able to tell reality frommyth. Believing myths can result in fear, in denial, and even in damage to yourhealth. Myths About HIV...
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treatment for persistent candida vaginitis?

Hi doctor,is there anything else besides clotrimazole that I can use vaginally for persistent thrush. I have heard that yoghurt can be used but I'm concerned that it might have something in it that could cause another infection. I always have...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Optimizing medications for HIV can go a long way to clearing up persistent vaginal candidiasis (thrush). When topical medications such as clotrimazole and nystatin don't work, a brief course of fluconazole by mouth is usually effective.... Read more »

Re; Just tested positive with Core HIV 1+2 Rapid home test kit

Thanks for your concern and reply: Please do not take me as a worried wart hog (i.e. worried well)FYI, I tracked the CSW down in Cape Town to let her know my last test status and asked her to test also. She stated she had no concerns as she claims...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.My assessment and advice remain unchanged from the last two times I responded. See link below. Whether you are "007" or "worried wart hog," there is not much more I can offer you. Definitive testing will give you a definitive... Read more »

Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,A "Godsend?" Well, I doubt the higher powers really sent me here to talk about sex, but OK, if you say so.Your daughter's HIV risk is nonexistent. HIV doesn't survive very long at all outside the body. It's perfectly safe... Read more »

Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We don't use the term "Full Blown AIDS" anymore, because in reality there is no such thing as "Partially Blown AIDS." I'm delighted you are caring for your brother in his time of need. I wish all AIDS patients had... Read more »
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He wants to come home from treatment????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
He, my guy is saying he wants to be given another chance and he would lilke to come home from treatment. should I say yes, no or maybe. I do not and will not take any more crap. If he is really getting his stuff together I believe I will see a... Read more »

Home Access Test @ 31 days

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm a male, and I had unprotected oral/vaginal sex with a female 31days ago. I do not know her hiv status, but she said she was ok. I have diabetes and seasonal allergies, and I recently had sinus drainage and swollen lymph glands in my neck and... Read more »

Oraquick home test and ARS

Posted by purplename, 1 Reply
So i had risky encounters (unprotected vaginal, oral) with a guy who gave me trichomonas. I treated that and its gone. A little over 7 weeks later i developed just one swollen lymph node under my left arm. i know it was swollen cause not only was... Read more »

Vaginal Wart

Posted by Anonymous
Last April I can home from a 2 month business trip and noticed my live-in girlfriend of 5 years had what look like to be a wart on her vagina (She claims she cut herself shaving, which left me in question). I brought her to the Doc. the next day... Read more »