Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Hiv
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationDear Sir,This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Poor nutrition, excessive stress, chronic or recurrent infections, certain medications, I.V. drug abuse, and general poor health can all depress our immune system.Supplements, tea, alternative therapies, and the like do not "boost"... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. Besides using condoms, there are a number of different ways to reduce your risk for STDs (including HIV) and unwanted pregnancies. These include:1) Postponing sex. Have sex when you are ready to have sex, and... Read more »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillPEP works to prevent HIV and the sooner it is started, the better. 43 hours is better than 72 hours.It is hard to assess your risk but this encounter sounds somewhat risky given the anal sex. I would not worry about the licking.Complete the PEP... Read more »
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Posted by bradfordThe way we address HIV is cause for concern.
The truth is that there are millions of people living to whom HIV has not caused illness and death. This information brings joy and hope to the heart of any person who has ever dreaded the onset of AIDS.
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesMy son, and only child visited recently..just turned 21, married for 3 months..to a girl know for 3 months before. He is heterosexual, non IUD no STD's. I have just been told she is HIV + and has been for 4 years. cd 4 count of 214..unsure of viral... Read more »
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Has anyone ever gotten HIV from a doctor visit? I realize the case in florida with the dentist is one such instance, but any others? I know I sound crazy but I am worried that my doctor intentionally infected me with a shot. I had ALL the... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI am really worried about an incident that happened 10 months ago and am freaking out over whether I could have caught HIV infection.
I was using a public bathroom and by accident the crotch of my underwear touched the toilet seat. I didn't think... Read more »
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