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Medical Appointments And No Insurance For HIV Positive

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AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...sick, or will help you make important medical decisions. Availability The best care provider won't do you any good if you can't get in to see them. Ask them (or their receptionist) how long it usually takes to get an appointment. Find out how well they usually stay on schedule during the day. The type of insurance you have could limit your choice of a provider. Maybe the provider isn't on the list for your health maintenance...
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HIV Positive and pregnant (CHOOSING AN HIV SPECIALIST 2009)

I tested positive in 2006 and haven't gone for any check up's to check my cd4 count and now I'm pregnant and still afraid to go for a check up. My husband is also positive and we still have sex without a condom, what are the chances that our baby...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...then, the prognosis for HIVers was about 10 years max. We've made remarkable, in fact miraculous, improvements in treatment of HIV/AIDS, which have dramatically decreased both morbidity (illness) and mortality (death) as demonstrated by the fact... Read more »

just tested positive (CHOOSING AN HIV SPECIALIST 2010)

iknow i got infected on jan 5th 2009,three weeks after that a had a throat infection.3-4 months after that i develop a lympnode in my neck,both side,arm pit,groin area.8- 9 months after that had a slight night sweat which goes on and off. till date...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...won't do you any good if you can't get in to see them. Ask them (or their receptionist) how long it usually takes to get an appointment. Find out how well they usually stay on schedule during the day.The type of insurance you have could limit... Read more »

Cash Paying- No Insurance

Hi, I have no insurance and I was wondering how much it would cost per visit/labs if you were to pay cash to see an HIV specialist? I know you would pay every 3-6 months. I just want to see the best Dr. so I would just pay cash. I am in southern...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...then, the prognosis for HIVers was about 10 years max. We've made remarkable, in fact miraculous, improvements in treatment of HIV/AIDS, which have dramatically decreased both morbidity (illness) and mortality (death) as demonstrated by the fact... Read more »

ADAP & APIC & Job Insurance

I have an opportunity to get my job insurance (HMO) premiums paid by enrolling in APIC Insurance. I am presently insured by ADAP (NY) and Cigna (job insurance). As of 1/1/06, I have elected HMO coverage with Cigna thru my job because I need the...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
I've just responded to an almost-identical question at this forum. Please check under "Confidentiality and Disclosure" for the answer, which will fit your situation. Thanks for writing. Read more »
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... Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat Read more »
The Body

Programs to Help

...for people with limited income or resources. Many HIV specialists accept Medicaid, so don't hesitate to ask before making an appointment. Medicare . If you're retired and over age 65, you're eligible for this government health insurance... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...of test, but there are many locations that will provide the test for free. For testing locations, you can call the California HIV/AIDS Hotline at 1-800-367-AIDS or you can do your own referral search by visiting www.aidshotline.org . ... Read more »
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Getting Medical Help

...countries that have many well-trained HIV care providers. Choosing an HIV Care Provider Getting the Most Out of Medical Appointments and Doctor's Office Visits Effectively Navigating the Health Care System More Articles on Choosing... Read more »
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Just started ARV - Insurance, Drug costs, expenses

Posted by ajhope, 1 Reply
...I live in Thailand and found out I am HIV+ a little over a month ago. My CD4 count was 251 and VL 29,000 - I started ARV 2 weeks ago with the following regiments: Nevirapine Read more »

Should i Start medication???

Posted by coconyc, 3 Replies
...to make sure, so i got it 2 weeks later CD4: 429 and VL:2290, after that my doctor says i dont need medication and i made an appointment in 3 months, but some people says i should start now, even my results are ok, how u guys started on... Read more »

Newly Diagnosed!!!

Posted by BeerMe30, 4 Replies
...truly negative...not sure how I will deal with it if she is positive. I have had scares in the past, so I randomly give myself HIV test, this time I came back poisitive. I am sure my numbers have changed in the past weeks. I am still waiting... Read more »

My comfermatory test came back I am HIV positive

Posted by endlsskys, 4 Replies
...praying and hoping that I was negative. I guess on Monday I try to find a doctor on top of trying to find a job. No medical insurance no nothing. I only ever had unprotected sex with my partner but I will be besides myself if he is negative.... Read more »