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Who Is High Risk Group For Hiv

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prostitutes/high risk group/hiv

dear Dr.Franscino,recently,i did the dumbest thing in my whole life.i had unprotected sex with a(street)prostitute.talk about suicide,eh?! she gave me both vaginal and oral sex unprotected on my wiener.i got tested the next day after symptoms of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Dubya and company think that will somehow destabilize civilization.Now, on to your questions! Since you've placed yourself at risk for HIV (and other STDs), you won't be "in the clear" until you get a negative HIV test at three months or more... Read more »

Group Insurance

I am a Registered Nurse. I just started a new job at a local hospital. They offer a group Health... Read more »

Holiday now resistance??

Hello Doctor,I live in the UK, I have been on a drug holiday from truvada and sustiva for 18... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Daily Examines HIV Testing Strategies Among High-Risk Groups

...China Daily on Wednesday examined how health authorities in some Chinese provinces are making HIV tests mandatory for various high-risk groups as HIV continues to spread to the general public. Policymakers in the Hunan province in central China... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Senegalese Drug Abusers Emerge as High-Risk HIV Group

...trafficking, a trend that may potentially fuel the nation's HIV epidemic. Today, drug users have emerged as one of the nation's top HIV risk groups. Data on the number of infected injection drug users (IDUs) are lacking, and so are prevention... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Male Clients of Brothel Prostitutes as a Bridge for HIV Infection Between High-Risk and Low-Risk Groups of Women in Senegal

...women in the population. "Clients of brothels' prostitutes have a significant potential for spreading HIV beyond the initial high-risk behavior groups in Senegal," the authors concluded. "Efforts should be provided to target specific groups at... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Asian Nations Must Prevent Spread of HIV Among High-Risk Groups, Report Says

... South Asian nations must provide better HIV prevention measures for groups at an increased risk of contracting the virus to stop the spread of the disease, according to a World Bank report presented Monday at the XVI International Read more »
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The CDC is confusing me...

Posted by itsthatgirl, 3 Replies
...theoretical risk but has it ever happened like that? I am unaware of his HIV status and although I don't think he is a part of any high risk group who knows??? Should I be very worried? Should I be tested? Well any feedback is more than welcome... Read more »

to chichi

Posted by notanonymous, 1 Reply
...step is the ELISA, another antibody-screening test. and a result could take up to four hours. Again, experts say there is a risk of a false positive when testing a broad population of people. If the ELISA comes up positive, a confirmatory test... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...transmitted diseases. Promoting condoms does not promote sexual activity. Individuals who engage in sex without a condom are at risk of being infected with HIV or multiple HIV exposures, putting themselves and others at risk of HIV infection.... Read more »

Elisa antibody testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Doctors claim that the Elisa antibody test is 99.9% accurate unless you are in a high risk group and your symptoms are clinicly suggestive of hiv infection. In other words, the test is not accurate at all. Risk Read more »