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What Are The Contributing Factors That Enhance The Probability Of HIV Infection?

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

Early in the epidemic, HIV infection and AIDS were diagnosed for relatively few women and female adolescents (although we know now that many women were infected with HIV through injection drug use but that their infections were not diagnosed). 1 Today, women account for more than one quarter of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses. Women of color are especially affected by HIV infection and AIDS. In 2004 (the most recent year for which data are...
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Immune System Enhancement

Hello Bob, I'd like to start by appreciating the immense hope you're rendering to all HIV+ patients and their close ones. My younger sister has been diagnosed HIV+ earlier this month and she has a current CD4 count of 665. Here in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Sam,Thank you for your very kind comments. They are warmly appreciated. I'm sorry to hear about your sister's recent diagnosis.Regarding over-the-counter drugs or foodstuffs to keep the CD4 count high, unfortunately there are none.... Read more »

The FENGSHUI BOOK IS NOT ALWAYS.....(SIGNS FROM HEAVEN 2010-ENHANCED VERSION) (BURD TURDS AS HIV SIGN FROM HEAVEN... AGAIN, 2010)

Hi Dr Bob,Wrong! (Continue from the title) I consult my FENGSHUI book and selected a date to do my HIV rapid test, which was supposed to be on the Feb 1(any other dates before that is not too good for me), However I got too incredibly anxious after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello again Bird-Turd-Guy,What do you mean you feel "digested?" Did someone swallow you?I'm going to hold you to your word that these are your last questions! It's important to note that "no bands" is not an... Read more »

George Michael? (Enhanced)

Dear Dr Bob,I must let you know how honored I felt that that you replied to my QTND. Your reply was indeed an Elisas negative result to me! As promise, I have made a small donation. I promise I will donate more often in future. Ever since that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello MasterBeds Guy,Despite your recent sore throat and white spot on your right tonsil, my assessment remains completely unchanged. Your HIV risk is nonexistent. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No, you are not seroconverting. Your worries... Read more »

Is it probable that I have HIV?

Three weeks ago i met a guy who was really hot. We eneded up hanging out for like 5 days and in a drug stupor i ended up making out with him, lip biting and body rubbing with our clothes on. At some point he asked me to give him a blowjob, and i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The HIV-acquisition risk from the activities you describe (brief oral receptive sex) is extremely remote. The scratching episode would not be considered a risk. What I am concerned about is your "5 days in a drug stupor." You don't... Read more »
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Probably infected now

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

I'm always careful not to sit on public toilets (I'm female), I pee while standing up, like guys do, I don't wanna touch anyone else's pee or blood or whatever. So tonight I was at a public toilet in a bar, I dropped my pants and underwear to the... Read more »

What is the probability that I have HIV?

Posted by absolute, 1 Reply
I am a hypochondriac. Hypochondriac means health anxiety or health worry. Now I am worried about HIV... So, one day I heard from friends about his auntie got infected with HIV. That time, all i know abut HIV is that its deadly, so i got curious. I... Read more »

what's the probability?

Posted by hi_jack_jack, 1 Reply
Hi... I am new to this... the forum and the whole HiV stuff... I'll telll you a bit of my story. I am 27 years old, I'm gay and i have been with a guy for about 7 months. During the last month we started having some problems, last week I decided to... Read more »

transmission probabilities

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
One recent study (from Uganda sero-discordant couples) estimated The probability of transmission per act of vaginal intercourse from HIV-1-positive women to their HIV-1-negative partners was 0.0013 (13 infections per 1000 acts) , compared with a... Read more »