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Where To Be Tested For Std In Los Angeles

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...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 development...
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question about a certain test they do in British Columbia (NAT TESTING)

Dr. Frascino,First off i'd like to commend you on the great work your doing and the patience you have for all the questions you get and answering them in a comical manner on a non comical issue, I really do admire you. I have a question about some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...indeed positive nor was I able to get further information about viral load etc. I waited until April 3rd to get tested. I live in Los Angeles and was fortunate enough to receive free NAT testing. Additionally, I was screened for all STDs.... Read more »

Private Medical Testing Centers For STD's/STI's

Dear Dr. Frascino - How reliable are the private medical testing centers that can test you for every STD/STI under the sun?Here's what's going on with me and why I have some concerns...I'm having a test done this Monday through A.I.M. I went with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are routinely fairly reliable in the United States. However, if you live in NYC, why would you send your blood all the way to Los Angeles for STD testing? Just because AIM (Adult Industry Medical) tests porn stars doesn't mean they are any better... Read more »

Confusion Over RNA/NAAT Test

Dr. Bob,I donate every year and will continue to do so but hope you will answer this question. Had unprotected oral (giving/receiving with no ejaculation) and protected receptive anal; saw condom afterwards and not broken. Probably only need to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...indeed positive nor was I able to get further information about viral load etc. I waited until April 3rd to get tested. I live in Los Angeles and was fortunate enough to receive free NAT testing. Additionally, I was screened for all STDs.... Read more »

Was I misinformed??? (NAT TESTING 2008)

Hey Dr. Bob, I'll be brief. I recently donated blood and requested to come in and pick up my results. Everything came back negative and the Director of the Lab told me that they use the HIV antibody test as well as the HIV NAT to screen donated...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...indeed positive nor was I able to get further information about viral load etc. I waited until April 3rd to get tested. I live in Los Angeles and was fortunate enough to receive free NAT testing. Additionally, I was screened for all STDs.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing Protocols, Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing, and Discussion of Sexual Behaviors in HIV Clinics in Los Angeles County

...clinics. The researchers administered a survey to 36 medical directors, clinic directors, and HIV service providers representing 48 Los Angeles health care clinics. Fifty percent of clinics reported using a written or electronic protocol for STD... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Where to Be Tested for STDs in Los Angeles

...Thirteen clinics providing free testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases are operated by Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. Free and confidential HIV testing is also available at these clinics. Appointments are Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cook County, Ill., Ranks High in Sexually Transmitted Disease: STD Treatment Costs U.S. Health Care System $16.4 Billion a Year

...chlamydia annually - more than double the number actually reported. With 35,531 chlamydia reports, Cook County ranked second behind Los Angeles County's 46,977 cases. For syphilis, Cook County also ranked second behind Los Angeles, with 634... Read more »
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Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...public health officials say, where the overwhelming majority of HIV transmission is among men engaging in sex with other men. In Los Angeles County, about 75% of HIV cases are among men who have had sex with other men. The L.A. infection count... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...are considered contraband (4). Condoms are provided to some inmates in state prisons in Mississippi and Vermont and jails in Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and the District of Columbia (4). A recent survey in a large jail in... Read more »