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comment on : It's hard to believe your statistics!! (HIV STATISTICS)

If the probability of being infected in a single exposure is p = 1/1000, the probability of being infected in n exposures is given by the binomial: P(n) = 1 - (1-p)^n in our case, if n where 1000, the probability of being infected in 1000 exposures...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your English is quite understandable. It's statistics that tend to confuse folks! I absolutely agree statistics apply to large numbers of people.Dr. Bob Read more »

It's hard to believe your statistics!! (HIV STATISTICS)

Hey Dr. Bob, I first read your site about 3 years ago when I was a sophmore in college and worried... Read more »
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U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

HIV/AIDS in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

... Introduction Hearing Impairment The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Stereotyping Communication Between the Hearing and Hearing Impaired HIV Among the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Hard to Argue" HIV/AIDS Treatment Impossible in Developing World With Success of Program in Haiti, Opinion Piece Says

... Partners in Health and its workers in Haiti "have already made it hard to argue that [AIDS] control is impossible," and "thanks to this growing effort ... the rich nations of the world now face a Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Post-Election Violence in Kenya Particularly Hard on HIV Patients

... Many of the Kenyans displaced by December's post-election violence are HIV patients, and for them the tumult was especially hard. For many patients, antiretroviral (ARV) treatment was interrupted, and the conditions they found themselves in... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Brother-to-Brother Receives Funds to Raise Awareness About HIV Vaccine Research in Hard-to-Reach Populations

...competitive selection process, Brother-to-Brother was chosen as one of only 20 groups nationwide to receive funding to educate hard-to-reach populations about HIV vaccine research. "There's a lot of misunderstanding about HIV vaccine research... Read more »
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swollen lymph nodes

Posted by lkeller4u, 1 Reply
... Now 6 weeks later I got a sore throat again but it lasted only two days as well. No fever though. Could I be experiencing hiv symptoms. Please help me I am really scared. Read more »

so scared

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...it just because someone has it? Has there proof that people have had sex without condoms and one partner has stayed free of HIV? Im very scared and the thought of a 3 month wait is terrifying. Read more »

Gonna' get tested--nervous but think i'm low-risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...insertive partner. i don't know how many people he's been with. he's told me that he's always used protection. anyway, i know hiv is a serious issue so i've always used condoms when i performed anal sex on him. so, i think my risk would be low,... Read more »

Nausea and ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Ok quick question. I had a fever of 99.6 and i was feeling nauseous. Here is the thing. I only felt nauseous when I was actually eating. not during any other time. My appetite was nearly gone and i could not eat a lot at all. I would start to... Read more »