i am in the precarious position of a good friend to two guys who are hiv+ and extremely secretive about their status. one friend just had a heart attack. his partner (my very close friend) has been visiting him in the hospital and i suspect that they are not telling the doctors their status. their families do not know their status. the secrecy is making me very upset, as a public health issue and because i think my friend's family should know. i realize the latter is not my business. any advice from those who have experienced this? of course i also worry what is the significance of this heart attack, at the age of 45. both friends have been positive for 15 to 20 years. what is their prognosis? they are on medications.
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