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Why Is A Red Ribbon Worn For Hiv

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UNAIDS

Giant Red Ribbons Displayed on Olympic Stadium to Inspire the Response to AIDS in China and Beyond

Beijing -- Chinese AIDS authorities, with the support of UNAIDS, today unveiled three giant red ribbons on the iconic National Stadium -- colloquially known as 'the Bird's Nest' -- to mark World AIDS Day. The display illustrates China's commitment... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Exclusion of Family Planning, HIV Prevention From Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Partnership Is "Counter-Intuitive"

In this Huffington Post opinion piece , Serra Sippel, president of the Center for Health and Gender Equity, examines the Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon partnership, which was launched last month by PEPFAR in conjunction with the George W. Bush Institute,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Five Organizations Awarded Red Ribbons for HIV/AIDS Efforts

The United Nations Development Programme on Thursday at the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City awarded five organizations from Ghana, India, Iran, Malawi and Mexico with Red Ribbon Awards , recognizing their efforts in fighting... Read more »
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STD from worn Pantyhose and panties sniffing (PANTY PARANOIA) (PANTYHOSE SNIFFING, 2008)

Hi Dr Bob,Can you get STD such as gential warts, herpes from sniffing worn pantyhose / panties? These items has been masturbated on with dry spots on them if you know what I mean.. Also, just recently found that my roomate's sister has gential...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Genital warts or herpes from sniffing worn pantyhose??? "These items has been masturbated on with dry spots on them if you know what I mean."??? Actually, no, I don't know what you mean. Who is masturbating on the dirty... Read more »

Semen on worn shoe!

Probably a silly question, but one that has been giving me some anxiety. While in an adult video store booth I mistakenly stepped in what appeared to be semen on the floor from previous customer. I didn't give it much thought at first, however...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no risk for HIV transmission in your case. In determining your risk, there are two main points to consider:1) Fluids implicated in transmission--blood, semen, and vaginal secretions--came into direct contact with your mucous membranes or... Read more »

micro red pin like red spots..

Hello. I have micro red spots 7 to 9 on my hand. M afraid what is this. I had oral sex and tested after 4 weeks negative. This spots have tookmy mind off pls help me ...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiOral sex carries THE lowest risk of HIV transmission. Also red dots are not a symptom of HIV. Having your test come back negative at 4 weeks is a great sign and to ensure you know your status having another test at 3 months or 90 days.Be well and... Read more »

red flags? red flag's

mr. sowdsky. i would like to take a moment and wish you and your's a healthy and happy thanksgiving and holiday season,and as always kudos on the excellent work. i have a two part question,first,it appears that you are getting many questions on...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question and I too, wish everyone in cyberspace, ahappy holiday season. As to lymph nodes being swollen for a week or two, this too, can be due tomultiple causes. Medications usually would not cause this, but... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Red Ribbon Campaign

Posted by MiracleAlbert
The Red Ribbon Campaign is a work place HIV/AIDS Awareness & Prevention Strategy to raise aggressive awareness about the AIDS Epidemic. As well, it is a Charity Fundraiser geared towards raising funds for our Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Service... Read more »

Need HIV Awareness wristbands and ribbons

Posted by Anonymous
I am volunteering to help people in my village in Africa to acknowledge the destruction of AIDS. There is a lot of denial, even when loved ones die of AIDS, as no one wants to talk about it. Hoever, we believe having people who have lost relatives,... Read more »

Red Red Wine

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 3 Replies
ok, my recent check up has shown more hurdles my way, which isnt no big deal to me, as far as dealing with them. One of the things is my cholesterol is all out of whack, and with the muscular problems im having im not a candidate for cholesterol... Read more »

red tonsils

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Just a question,
Has anyone ever heard of red tonsils (not necessarily swollen) for months to be a sign of recent hiv infection?

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