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What Are The Symptoms Of Aids And Addiction

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Oral Sex from Crack Addicts and HIV transmission

Dr. Bob, I hope you can address this specific situation-- a situation that does not seem to be referred to anywhere on this forum the high HIV infectivity of crack addicts on the urban streets and receiving oral sex.First, for many years I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,It's important to note that 20% of the over-1,000,000 HIV-positive folks in the US have absolutely no idea they are infected with the virus. Consequently, whether it's a crack whore or Read more »

addictive hiv meds. ?

are there any other anti-viral hiv medication that has the potenial to become addictive and... Read more »

I'm Addicted to Donating...I Hope You're Addicted to Giving Answers!

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Afghan Addicts Risk Triggering AIDS Epidemic

...offering therapy sessions to give them encouragement. "Here we deal with the problem from a humanitarian perspective, not from an addiction perspective, to save lives," said Jehan Zeb Khan, UNODC program manager. Back to other news for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Addiction Main Channel of AIDS Transmission in Afghanistan: Health Minister

... In a statement marking World AIDS Day on Tuesday, the nation's minister of public health said, "Addiction, especially using heroin through injection, continues to be the main channel of transmission of AIDS in Afghanistan." Sayed Mohammad Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: Targeting Link Between HIV, Prostitution and Addiction

...reduce prostitution and its impact on public health. Dr. William Blattner, co-director of the Baltimore City Commission on HIV/AIDS, plans to raise the issue of city sex workers at the group's next meeting on Dec. 14. He suggested some "tough... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Iran: HIV/AIDS on the Rise Among Iranian Addicts

...than previously thought. The nation is believed to have between 2 million and 3.5 million regular drug users, and Alavian said addiction is growing by about 8 percent per year. About 40,000 drug users are infected with HIV, Alavian said, adding... Read more »
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My blog about hiv/aids, hcv, alcoholism, addiction

Posted by RicksWorld
...Hi, I'd like to invite anyone who suffers with hiv/aids, hcv, alcoholism, addiction, or homelessness to join me at my blog, or contact me at I live Read more »

HIV Positive boyfriend who is a drug addict...

Posted by Carrie, 6 Replies
...subjects and appriciate everyone who posts and comments. My name is Carrie and I am 27 years old. My boyfriend, Phillip, who is HIV positive and is almost 34 years old was diagnosed earlier this summer. He's been in and out of prison most of... Read more »

Hiding behind HIV

Posted by Magnet, 4 Replies
...I write this question in the hope of gaining insight from both HIV positive gay men as well negative men in "magnetic partnerships". I only now discovered this term "magnetic", as it relates Read more »

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »