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The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

What is the link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the...
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No, HIV is not transmitted in hot beverages.

I think you are too intelligent...I love you...ThadFlorida and San Antonio...thanks for the info...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Thad,Too intelligent??? O.K., I'll take that as a compliment. Thanks! Love you too, although I'm not too crazy about Florida or San Antonio.Stay well!Dr. Bob Coffee Drink Jul 20, 2005 Is it possible for hiv to be transmitted in a hot... Read more »

can HIV be transmitted this way

Can you be at risk for having HIV if you were to consume urine from a public restroom urinal?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Urine that does not contain visible blood is not considered a risk for HIV transmission. By the way how does one consume urine from a public restroom urinal??? On second thought never mind. I don't really want to know.Dr. Bob... Read more »

anal sex always transmits hiv with positve top ?

dr bob i have been reading your website alot . i read one today of a lady that had unprotected anal sex with an hiv + partner that did ejaculate in her . sorry for the graphic language(in her ) . im republican what can i say .....but social issues...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You've been reading this forum a lot and you still thought that every unprotected receptive anal sex encounter with a positive top would result in HIV transmission??? Hmmm . . . well, you may have been "reading," but you... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted via micro-abrasions?

Hello, I have read on this website that HIV transmission via used razors is possible, though unlikely. I am concerned because I recently had an experience with a dominatrix at a "dungeon" where she shaved some of my hair off. The razor...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You have no concerns about a dominatrix in a dungeon wielding a razor, but you're freaking out over the mere thought of contracting HIV via micro-abrasions from razor cuts you could not even notice????? Hmmm . . . dude, it's time you... Read more »
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Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

Tuesday August 14 5:37 PM ET

Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

By Emma Hitt, PhD
ATLANTA (Reuters Health) - Unprotected oral sex is highly unlikely to transmit HIV (news - web sites) infection, according to findings from a small study... Read more »

TRANSMITTING HIV TO NEWBORN TWINS/NEED ADVISE?????

Posted by Jessie, 3 Replies
I recently had my husband come to me, upset, crying and concerned about his brothers two newborn twins and the fact that me and my husband are both HIV+. Apparently, the brother confronted my husband about being with the newborns and washing his... Read more »

thought for the day

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Thought for the day, Has anybody ever questioned the accuracy of the other std STD test we have all had? Maybe we got something else thats causing our symptpoms!

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BBC NEWS:Online dating for people with sexually transmitted infection

Posted by Hellen, 1 Reply


Dating can often be fraught with uncertainty and self-consciousness. For those with incurable sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are tailored websites the answer for people nervous of telling potential partners about their condition?


The past...

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