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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lesotho Prime Minister Undergoes Public HIV Test, Calls on Other African Leaders to Be Tested to Reduce AIDS Stigma

Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili on Saturday underwent a public HIV test and called on other African leaders to do the same to reduce the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS, Reuters reports. Thabang Motsoasele, director of information... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Director at U.S. Conference on AIDS Calls for Increased HIV Testing to Help Curb Disease's Spread

CDC Director Dr. Julie Gerberding on Friday at the 2003 U.S. Conference on AIDS in New Orleans called for increased access to rapid HIV tests help identify the estimated 280,000 HIV-positive people in the United States who do not know their... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwe HIV/AIDS Union Calls on Groups to Provide Post-Testing Services

The Zimbabwe HIV and AIDS Activist Union recently called on organizations involved in the fight against the disease to stop offering HIV tests if they cannot provide post-testing services, the Herald/AllAfrica.com reports. ZHAAU President Bernard... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Would I get a call from the heath department if I've been tested positive

would I recieve a phone call from the health dept after being tested positive for HIV?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.The answer to your question would depend entirely on where you live. Some public health departments try to track down the persons with named, positive tests (as opposed to anonymous tests); the goal here is to make sure the... Read more »

Calling on BOB, Calling on BOB.

Hi DR.BOB I. Think I may have HIV. I had a very "low risk" so say the CDC and the California HIV/AIDS hotline. Here is just a little about my risk. I meet this Sex Worker I licked her butt cheek once, and got a blow job with a condom...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Hello, Hello, Dr. Bob here . . . . You tasted "something nasty when you licked her butt cheek on 'the right side?'" Hmmmm, I guess I can understand why you didn't bother licking the "left" side. Your CBC... Read more »

HomeAccess results by mail after calling in

Hi! I don't have a question but I just wanted to get the word out to those who have recently done an HIV test through Home Access. Home Access is now offering those who have already called in for their test results to request to receive their...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Thanks for the information.For more information about Home Access testing, see <a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Testing/Q15829.qna" target=_new>Home Test</a>.RMK... Read more »

Maybe we should add an "I" and called it AIIDS now?

I just read your blog on accelerated aging and since HIV does cause immune damage and also inflammation maybe we could just add another "I" to the title? Then you could still pronounce it the same, but it would have extra meaning...If...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello M,I wish I knew the answer to your question. This story is still evolving. I'll keep you posted as we learn more. Also, see below.Dr. Bobaspirin for inflammation? May 10, 2010First congratulations on your mother's successful... Read more »
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Update:Dr. office called wants me 2 come in

Posted by scared2Bpos, 2 Replies
So on 11/23 I got tested for all STD's and had an HIV test. I had a risky exposure a little over 6 weeks ago. I had a rapid hiv test at 40 days -negative. Well my Dr. office called last night they have my results said the Dr wants me to come in.... Read more »

calling all those living positively! :-)

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi to all in the positive world! :-) I am waiting on my results, with a 99% certainty that I am positive. Basically, I would love to hear from anyone who is living with hiv or aids who could offer and / or exchange support, laughter, new... Read more »

Help is just a phone call away

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS group warns of increased infections due to teenage sex
By THOMAS MICHALSKI

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April Wardlow, executive director of AIDS Partnership, said many people dont even know they have HIV/AIDS.
PINELLAS COUNTY Many high school... Read more »

CALLING ALL HIV-EDUCATED INDIVIDUALS

Posted by NW715, 1 Reply
To all those who are truly educated on the topic of hiv:
I have called numerous infectious disease offices and not one nurse can answer my question! I have attempted to research the topic, but have come up with minimal answers.

Can someone please... Read more »