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Who Is At Risk For Anemia

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hiv transmission risk-re submitted from fatigue and anemia forum

Hello Doctor Roberts I 'am a doctor in India and soon be finishing my USMLE.As i know the transmission and risk factors i share my experience with you because my case is a little different.While i was on the street a sex worker approached me and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for smacking her!) You're worried the punched prostitute might also have been bleeding and therefore been an HIV-transmission risk? Dude, how much blood was flying around during this altercation? Unless it looked like a Quentin Tarantino film, I... Read more »

Risk of Facial With Acne..Resubmitted from Fatigue and Anemia Forum

Hello Dr Bob, I am a mostly straight man but had an experience with a man yesterday and I got a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...Being a woman HIV disease progression is about 5 times more common in people with anemia. Anemia is also linked to a higher risk of death. Treatment of anemia seems to eliminate these risks. How Is Anemia Treated? Treating anemia depends on... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...women, but it is often overlooked. If left untreated, anemia is strongly associated with HIV disease progression and an increased risk of death. What Causes Anemia? There are many possible causes of anemia, including: A shortage of the B... Read more »
Project Inform

Ritonavir and Menstruation suggests that women using the drug ritonavir (NorvirĀ®) as part of their anti-HIV combination therapy may be at a greater risk for anemia (a decrease in red blood cells) due to excessive menstrual bleeding, a condition known as... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...sexual partners. Some people get infected in medical settings, through accidental needle sticks or unsterilized equipment. The risk of infection from blood transfusions and blood products in the US is virtually zero. Hep C spreads more easily... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...cuts on me got healed very quickly. People told me that low red blood cell can cause such problems. Is it true? I had a low risk encounter about 1 1/2 months ago(protected sex. this incidence bothers all the time and can never get out of my mind.... Read more »

Somebody Asked About The Risk for Male in Vaginal

Posted by Anonymous
..."Insertive vaginal sex (male risk in heterosexual coitus) is estimated to cause HIV infection 0.03% to 0.09% of the time." This is according to Dr. Frascino who Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...had HIV, the CBC would have shown a lower than normal WBC. AS well, I would have had some anemia. He siad that with such a low risk exposure he did not even think it was neccessary to test again......But, left it up to me. I am carrying... Read more »

I dont know what to do

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi. After a high risk exposure I tested negative after three month excactly 90 days, but still I dont feel well. now I past the 4 month and im planning Read more »