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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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Worst person on the plannet- Please help

Hi Doc;I feel my self the worst person on the planet. You helped me answer in detail on my last enounter on a Strip club , There is more to the story . I just like to know the risk of stupid action that put my entire family's life in line. here...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Giri,Worst person on the planet? Nah, not by a long shot. I think Dick Cheney has that title locked up!Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent. Your 10 negative HIV 1/2/O ELISA tests out to 13.2 weeks from your last encounter at the... Read more »

FROM WORST WORRY-WELL EVER TO THE BIGGEST WOO-HOO!!!! (a worry well's must see)

Doctor Bob:I have been waiting for 3 months in agonyKall the while praying everyday and night that I would be able to post my own Woo-Hoo story.I like, many others had a major slip in judgement and betrayed my wife. In doing so, I placed myself in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,When it comes to the "worst worry-well ever," or the "biggest WOO-HOO," you have a good deal of competition in both categories!Congratulations on your negative test. What a wonderful way to start the New Year!Regarding your... Read more »

Fear for the worst....

Dr. Frascino, I've read so many of your response regarding Oral Sex and Transmission of HIV that I'm still curious if I am at risk. I am a positive HEP B carrier and I'm worried about my recent episode with a massage parlor girl of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.Nope!2.Sure. If the latex condom was used properly and did not fail, your risk from the "protected intercourse" would be virtually nonexistent. That leaves unprotected insertive oral sex, which carries an extremely small risk for HIV... Read more »

WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO TO FOR YOU TO RESPOND? I am only 18 and i fear for the worst

i had sex with a prositute, i am 18 years old, it was my first time with sex. i live in a country where .1 of the population is HIV +, however i feel she almost positively has it. she put a condom on me, i beleive latex. it only covered about 2/3 of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello first timer!First off, relax!!! I agree with your Dad. Most likely you have nothing to worry about. I'm sorry your first sexual experience has been so stressful. Sex is supposed to be enjoyable, not anxiety provoking!Now let's delve... Read more »
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Unknown STD - looking for other sufferers

Posted by smithsonian10
Hi all

I, like many many others from around the world, have been affected by what appears to be a mystery virus that attacks the immune system hard. It's been a year of hell and I take no solace in the knowledge that I am not alone with this.

Here's a... Read more »

Oh No another STD

Posted by Rick1977, 3 Replies
Hey guys. At the end of my rope here. I have been living with HIV for about a year now and coping relatively well. Three weeks ago I woke up with my first cold sore on my lip. When I went to the doctor, he took a sample, and about a week later I... Read more »

Worst year of my life?

Posted by ComedyTragedy, 4 Replies
I turned 30 this month, and this month brings me full circle to what must have been the worst year of my life.

Last year 2 days before my 29th birthday, my father died unexpectedly. Shortly after that my aunt (Executrix of my Dad's Estate) began a... Read more »

Worst news from a best friend

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
*sigh* Ive never done nor talked about this before....its happened very recent,y-in fact i was told only the other night that my best friend tested posative for HIV 2 months ago-he didnt tell me before in fear i would leave, which i haven't. In... Read more »