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Drug Names and Manufacturers

Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors ("Nukes") Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Protease Inhibitors Integrase Inhibitors Attachment and Fusion Inhibitors Antisense Drugs Immune Modulators --> None of these drugs can kill the HIV virus, but each class slows down the multiplication of the virus (replication) in a particular way. Combination medications: Some manufacturers have combined more than one drug into a...
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"full penetration needed for hiv risk?"

Dear doc, I had an experience yesterday and would like your advice. I engaged in gay penetrative sex (protected so no issues there) but before penetration we had intense licking, fingering and rubbing activities. During these activities he also...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Not only would you need full on penetration, you would also need it to last for awhile.HIV isn't really an easy virus to get or to give. We need there to be actual anal sex, not almost anal sex or kinda anal sex. This... Read more »

I spit on HIV and on Dubya (Full Version)

Dear Dr. Bob,I have a one quick question to ask you. I was outside with a few friends when a person we know is HIV positive. Anyway he's a good person and I tend to help him from time to time, well he just got out of the pet grooming store...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Dear Security Guy without a Clue,"Blackheads that bust," "spit gobs," "sprays of saliva" when talking . . . Yuk! It's all so unappetizing. I think I'll just proceed directly to your specific questions. The... Read more »

Do you know Dr. Bob??? Your grin is keeping many optimistic and full of life.

This is Marc from Beirut againDr. Bob keep smiling and never change this nice smiley picture full of life. I m sure that with this beautiful picture that you are posting here youre keeping many positive people around the world optimistic and want to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Marc,I couldn't agree more! Dr. Bobfeedback (DR. BOB'S "CRAZED GRIN"???????)Mar 10, 2011Hi dr Bob, I was reading through your Q&A section, and it struck me odd that you used a picture with a crazed grin on your face... Read more »

Confidentiality? (NAMES BASED REPORTING, 2010)

Hi Robert,I suppose this isn't the correct forum for this question, but I hope that you can help me get the word out to anyone who cares about privacy.HIV Poz Names Gathered by the State of HawaiiWhen I go to the doctor, one of the forms that I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV surveillance data are now used to track the epidemic. It is indeed a federal law. Firing your doctor or insisting your records be kept under the name John Doe won't help. See below.Dr. BobPrevention? Apr 25, 2006Doc, First I would... Read more »
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Full Blown Black Woman. Lookin for friends.

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Just 4 months ago I found out I have gone to full blown status after being HIV positive for an estimate of 13 years. Considering I am only in my early 30's. So I have lost out on so much in life yet I have gained alot. Im a professional african... Read more »

Lost my best friend, lover, and 2nd full-time job.

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Just struggling through losing someone I spent 18 hours a day with for 10 years- the last 4 taking care of him as he got progressively sicker (hence the '2nd full time job').
The hardest part is the sense of emptiness that can't be expressed to... Read more »

my name is pablo...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My name is Pablo. Live in DC. Trying to connect with other HIV
guys in my area. Most of my friends with HIV/AIDS have died. I
need new friends. I have been positive since 88. Was diagnosed
with AIDS in 94. Was... Read more »

hello my name is mike...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, my name is MIke. I found out I had hiv back in Oct. 89. I
grew up pretty much 'the baby' of the family. 2 older brothers. I
didn't have sex until I was 24 and he cheated on me and the
relationship ended. I moved... Read more »