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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

What Do U Experience When U Have Hiv

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Experimenting with Masturbation (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS, 2009) (PILLOW POUNDING, PILLOW HUMPING, 2009)

Hello doc i find it uncomfortable to masturbate with my hands so i use a pillow, but my question is can you get hepatitis or a std or any kind of disease from pounding the same pillow?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the pillow I noticed a couple of stains on the pillow that where dried and obvious there before. Is there any risk of getting HIV from this??Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,Wow, that's one popular pillow! It seems to be getting as much action as... Read more »

Is aids a experiement gone wrong ? (STEAMING HOT MONKEY FUSION SEX)

Do you think it might be possible that aids cotracted from monkeys or apes from a man made... Read more »

First time gay experience led to HIV exposure.

Dear DrI'm 28 and have never considered myself to be gay, however, last week, for numerous reasons,... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Nutrition and HIV Infection: Experience in Zimbabwe -- Interview with Lynde Francis

...HIV. She is also the regional contact for Southern Africa for the ICW, the International Community of Women Living with HIV and AIDS. We met Ms. Francis several years ago in San Francisco, and interviewed her for this article in Durban, South... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Primate Expert Jane Goodall, Researchers Urge U.S. Wildlife Agency to Reject HIV/AIDS Experiments on Monkeys

...Wildlife Service have called on the agency to reject a proposal by the Yerkes National Primate Research Center to conduct HIV/AIDS research on an endangered species of monkey that carries a form of HIV, the AP/ Boston Globe reports ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Congressional Delegation Arrives in South Africa, Aims to Use Experience to Determine U.S. Response to HIV/AIDS Epidemic's four-country trip to Africa -- to meet with government and public health officials to discuss strategies for fighting HIV/AIDS, the Washington Times reports (Hill, Washington Times , 8/21). The delegation, which includes Sens. Lamar... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

African Nations' Experience With ABC Prevention Method "Mixed" as Reported at AIDS Conference

...the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto reported a "distinctly mixed report card" about their experiences with the HIV/AIDS prevention strategy known as ABC -- which stands for abstinence, be faithful and use condoms -- the ... Read more »
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Looking for experiences from HIV + travel to EU

Posted by deutschman, 2 Replies
...First, thanks for looking at this post (and hopefully responding). I have known that I am HIV + for about 2 years and am finally feeling healthy again (CD 4 count is almost to 400). I'm regularly taking Atripla. Here's Read more »

Experiences of women with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...nursing student at California State University Bakersfield. I am doing my thesis project on the experiences of women living with HIV. All my projects requires is an interview! If you are a woman living with HIV and would be interested in... Read more »

Job related HIV experiences

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hi, I was wondering if having HIV has ever become a problem for anyone in the workplace? Has anyone ever had an experience of discrimination? Does anyone keep Read more »

hiv through one oral sex experience?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...two weeks and some chest pain. I've also had a severe headache for about 4 days. What are the chances that I have contracted hiv? Do you have any statistics on the probability of getting hiv through oral sex? Are my symptoms just of anxiety or... Read more »