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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies


Just go to
click on the "publications" section.
In the drop down box, scroll to "Medical Mgmt of HIV Infection". Read more »

everything you wanted to know about hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

Just go to

click on the "publications" section.

In the drop down box, scroll to "Medical Mgmt of HIV Infection".

The manual will come up. Read more »

Want to know any1 living with Hiv in Malaysia/Thai

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Malaysian or Thai Hiv poz friends needed. Thanks.

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Maybe I am too worried, but I want to know.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have two questions about hiv transmission.
It is said that hiv open to air will survive only for 20 minutes. Is it true?
How much hiv injected into human's body will cause people infected?

In fact, I got a finger cut in a crowded public toilet.... Read more »

just wanting to know

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
iam hiv poz and i had sex with another hiv poz person, can i get worse??? iam so scared, i have benn hiv poz for 1 year now.please help me if you can Read more »
Ask the Experts

nine year old wants to know how HIV started.

I have a nine (9) year old son who has just asked me how did HIV start. My answer must not have answered what he wants to know. Could you please send me information that will help me to explain this to him?...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
This is not an easy one to answer in 25 words or less and there is still some controversy about it. However the basic idea is that HIV is a zoönosis, that is an animal disease that passed into humans. Probably in Africa a virus called SIV... Read more »

want to know about hiv

hi from india, im vry worried about i have hiv or not, how can i diagonise the problem myself? im fat and i dont have any kind of symptom of hiv. last time i make relation in november 2012. pls tell me whole about hiv and can i test it myself?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
We have a great resource here on the forum. Start by going to: read through the related sections. There you will learn that there are excellent tests for HIV that you can use to determine if you are... Read more »
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.You want to know if smoking "cigratte" "afftect" HIV blood test? You need to spend less time smoking and more time spellchecking! Cigarettes will not affect HIV test results; however, they will kill you in a very painful... Read more »

Employer wants to know if employees are HIV+

I am an employer and would like to know if any of my employees are infectedwith HIV. Do I have this right?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Because of privacy rights, there is no legitimate way to know if any of youremployees are infected with HIV. However, because of the rate of infection inthe U.S., you would be wise to assume that you have at least one HIV-positiveemployee and... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Practically Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Meds

You may have seen a handy little graphic on what to use when starting HIV therapy. It appears in every issue of Positively Aware's Annual HIV Drug Guide , among other places. That graphic is taken from U.S. HIV treatment guidelines, but there is... Read more »

What People Really Want to Know

For our World AIDS Day 2010 section, we wanted to capture the diversity of the AIDS community. So, we reached out to people across the world -- mostly those who have never written for us before -- and asked them to guest blog. These columns are... Read more »

Treatment Forum: Some Promising New Therapies NAPWA Wants Us to Know About

Jeannie Wraight If you haven't had many opportunities to attend HIV-related conferences, you might wonder just what happens at these gatherings. Four women in our community wrote about their experiences at various conferences over the past... Read more »
Women Alive

I'm Confused & I Want a Nobel Prize

I attended the Women and HIV Conference in May and I must admit Idon't feel any better for doing so. I am currentlygoing through those HIV birthday blues. I amcelebrating my fifth anniversary of being diagnosed HIVpositive. I never thought I... Read more »