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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...country , or is only available outside the US . Certainly, valuable treatments are developed and tested in other countries. However, many other countries permit health claims without the kinds of proof required in the United States. The treatment is only available privately, for a short time, or from only one source ; or if it requires payment in advance . If a product really works, why isn't it advertised and available publicly? This may...
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Band Aid Blunder

Hi Dr. BobI'm actually resubmitting a question I asked about a week ago. I know. I know. There is only one of you and millions of us. That's fair, but I couldn't help but take another shot. Your advice seems to always be sensible and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...or something rising up out of the wound????" Oh my. No wonder I didn't respond the first time you submitted this question.You state: "I know this sounds silly . . . ." BINGO! Not only does it sound silly; it is silly. Your HIV-acquisition risk is... Read more »

HIV/AIDS CLINIC-NURSE NEEDS ADVICE. Donation added!

I work at an HIV/AIDS Clinic in a urban setting. I usually am OK with working there and rarely have fears. 1. I used the restroom directly after our HIV patients (like as he walked out, I walked in) I sat on the toilet seat and DID NOT use a seat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Nurse Betty,Your fears are irrational and unwarranted.1. "Is this a risk or should I go back to not even letting it bother me and do Read more »

nurses aid with needlestick injury

Dear Dr.FrascinoMy injury occured on Feb.2 of this year. I work not in a hospital but in a hotel which houses marginalized people most with mental illness and drug addiction. Many of our residents have hiv. And most would prefer to die in their...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...occupational exposure (or potential occupational exposure) is to evaluate and document the actual exposure and degree of risk. Testing for HIV and other bloodborne pathogens (hepatitis) is conducted per protocol. PEP is offered if the exposure is... Read more »

Aides

I was told a year ago that I had aides however one mouth after I went on med's it was un detectable.I have never been sick at all .The reason for the test was because after I was told my husband was going to die (from a car wreck) I quit eating and...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...It is hard to know from what you say, what test for HIV was performed to give you a diagnosis of AIDS. You apparently were started on treatment for HIV infection, and now have an undetectable viral load. I would assume your doctors Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of the United States (US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states and the District of Columbia... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...here . In Conclusion The numbers of HIV women are growing. This means that all women should beaware of the risk and be tested if there is any possible reason to think theymay have been exposed to HIV. If you test negative, you can take... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...without your body giving away any sign whatsoever that you have HIV. This is why it's so important for everybody to get tested for HIV regularly (preferably once a year as part of a routine health checkup). Having HIV may be scary, but... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Retrieved July 2003 from www.thebody.com/sfaf/winter02/pn.html Venkat K. and Florian P. (2005). Neurological complications of HIV/AIDS. Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS : Retrieved October 2006from ... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

AID Atlanta Seeks Executive Director

Posted by Anonymous
...employees, a network of some 1300 volunteers and an annual budget approaching $7 million. With the changing demographics of HIV/AIDS, its leadership, volunteers and clientele are increasingly diverse. The Executive Director is the chief... Read more »

Recent AID's Diagnosis: What should I expect?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I am a hetereosexual, non-drug user who has been living with HIV for 13 years. I was just officially Diagnosed with AIDS because of my percentages (11%). My CD4's are 262 and Viral 1801. I didn't realize how uneducated I was on AID's until now. Read more »

Canadian Cycles Cross Country In Fight Against AID

Posted by jjturner, 1 Reply
...himself as he travels city to city. Again, visit http://eastwardtrek.org/ to show your support for the Eastward Trek Against Aids! Read more »