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Drug Use and HIV

...Clean Needles Drug Use and Unsafe Sex Medications and Drugs The Bottom Line How Does Drug Use Relate to HIV? Drug and alcohol use is a major factor in the spread of HIV infection. Shared equipment for using drugs can carry HIV and hepatitis, and drug and alcohol use is linked with unsafe sexual activity. Drug and alcohol use can also be dangerous for people who are taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). Drug users are less...
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Carrying HIV Meds into US for 2 week vacation

Hi,I am traveling to the US from Asia for a short 2 week vacation in Mar 2011. I already have a US visa that predates my HIV acquisition. I am worried that my medication will be seized by the immigration & custom authorities in the SFO airport when...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"No worries mate!" as they say in Australia. I can assure you everyone has indeed gotten the memo. The ban is now nothing more than a bad memory.Safe travels!Dr. Bob Read more »

Can scabies mite carry hiv and make infection ?

Dear Doctor...Thanks for your time.Some 3 months back I met with a sex worker in INDIA/Bangalore.I din't do any vaginal/anal/oral sex.She did only the hand job.I was protected with latex condom during the act.I observed the scars in between her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Scabies mites, similar to all other biting and blood-sucking little creepy crawlers cannot transmit HIV/AIDS. See below.Dr. BobAids and Fleas Nov 8, 2010Hello Dr.Bob I have a question a bit strange but it really happened to me: Read more »

Is it true that a mosquito can carry HIV?

You said in one of your previous answers to the QTND that it is possible to contract HIV from a mosquito but the chance is the same as Britney Spears becoming a nun. As I just spotted her coming out of a church I thought this is now a bigger risk so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Howard,The chances of Britney Spears coming out of a church? I'd say the chances are zero, zilch, nada, null, nothing, bupkis! Are you sure it was Britney and not Sarah Palin?Dr. Bob Read more »

Can Women carry AIDS?

My new girlfriend says that only men carry AIDS and they give it to women, so women can only catch it not carry it. Is this true?Thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope that's not true. AIDS is caused by a virus (HIV). The virus can be spread form man-to-woman, woman-to-man, man-to-man, or woman-to-woman. In other words, the virus doesn't really Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

83 Percent of Girls in Nigerian Capital Carry Condoms to Prevent HIV/AIDS: Official

...televised interview on Thursday, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin said the majority of girls who work in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, carry condoms to protect against HIV. Osotimehin, chairperson of the National Action Committee Against AIDS, did not... Read more »
Global Forum on MSM & HIV

Groundbreaking Global Survey Indicates Most Gay Men Worldwide Cannot Access Most Basic HIV Prevention and Services

...more than half of MSM around the world. We must look seriously at barriers that prevent MSM in different country contexts from accessing these proven prevention tools." While reporting on levels of access to currently available HIV prevention... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...a simple HPV test along with the cervical pap smear. That test is not able to categorize the exact strain of HPV that women carry. The FDA recently approved a new DNA test that identifies the two HPV strains (types 16, 18) responsible for most... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of HIV-Positive People in Russia Receiving Access to Antiretrovirals Increasing, Health Official Says

...receiving access to antiretrovirals from sources outside the federal program. According to Onishchenko, 58,000 HIV tests were carried out in the first quarter of 2007 for "monitoring of the quality of treatment." He said that health officials... Read more »
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My new Home...

Posted by AIDS2HIV
...my recovery , educating, and fighting to change the way people look at HIV/Aids, and my site, in time to come ...i hope will carry on, long after i do. Its an online community, and im gonna load it full of HIV info, and education. also the place... Read more »

6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...others, you need to avoid doing these things. A woman who has HIV can pass it on to her unborn or breast feeding baby. Those carrying the HIV virus should not donate blood, plasma, semen, body organs, or other tissue. You should choose a doctor... Read more »

scared college student.... again.... please help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I posted awhile back my fears of HIV and there were a few responses that helped ease my mind... for a little... but now I'm so scared again... please help me out. Read more »

Home access hiv test

Posted by LynnB, 3 Replies
Well I spent the money went ahead and pricked my finger, about passed out from that I am such a wuss, and sent the sample in. Then the next morning I called and my results were not in yet. So I waited all day calling off and on the check and... Read more »