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A Faint Line Showed Up In My Rite Aid Pregnancy Test

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...cause you to lose a lot of your body's water and vital nutrients (electrolytes). If the water is not replaced you will become dehydrated. Symptoms of dehydration include: Thirst, anxiety, weakness, confusion, lightheadedness, fainting Smaller amounts of urine Dry and pale skin Increased heart rate Decreased blood pressure Try to drink before you feel dehydrated. Clear juices, such as apple, peach, or pear are less harsh on the gut...
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Band-aid Concern

Hello good sir,I have searched through your answers for many hours and I have not found anything in regards to this topic; my apologies if I missed the answer to my question elsewhere. I would also like to mention that I am amazed at your devotion...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The HIV risk for ingesting Band-aid casserole is nonexistent. But I'll bet that's the last time your girlfriend books one of those all inclusive air-hotel-and-meals Read more »

can't find psyciatrist to take P. Aid

my primary care physician is concerned that i need to see apsychiatrist soon. The problem is that none of them seem to accept public aid. I have just been determined by my administrative law judge that I am totally disabled. so is there any way ...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
If you are judged disabled, then you should be eligible for SSI and Medicare. If you contact your local psychiatric society or the American Psychiatric Association, then you should be able to find a psychiatrist who accepts Medicare. Read more »

can aid/hiv cause lost of hearing

My brother is having problems with lost of hearing in one ear. Is this a side effect from having aids?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Rarely would that be due to HIV/AIDS. There are many more common causes that need to be considered so that a visit to an ENT specialist is recommended. KH Read more »

Disclosure by medical aid

Hi DoctorI work for a company (outside the US) which has an inhouse medical aid (self insured). Was diagnosed in Nov 2000. I am not on medication yet, but have had 2 sets of blood work. Recently I got a call from the medical aid healthcare managers...
Steve Berg

Response from Steve Berg

Insurance & Benefits Advocate AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)
I know this must be very stressfull for you. This kind of disclosure is very difficult. Unfortunately, the bottom line with self-insured plans is that medical information can be disclosed to the employer for claim paying purposes. Any information... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S.-Funded HIV/AIDS, Malaria Initiatives Represent "New Approach" to Foreign Aid, Opinion Piece Says

...she does not "take sufficient account" of newer, targeted international aid strategies, such as those advanced by U.S.-funded HIV/AIDS and malaria initiatives and the Millennium Challenge Corporation . Gerson writes that instead of allocating... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...the lips, gums, lining of the eyelids, nail beds, and palms Feeling cold Confusion or loss of concentration Dizziness or fainting Sadness or depression Anemia and HIV Anemia has always been a problem for HIV-positive people. Although... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

AID Atlanta Seeks Executive Director

Posted by Anonymous
...employees, a network of some 1300 volunteers and an annual budget approaching $7 million. With the changing demographics of HIV/AIDS, its leadership, volunteers and clientele are increasingly diverse. The Executive Director is the chief... Read more »

Recent AID's Diagnosis: What should I expect?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I am a hetereosexual, non-drug user who has been living with HIV for 13 years. I was just officially Diagnosed with AIDS because of my percentages (11%). My CD4's are 262 and Viral 1801. I didn't realize how uneducated I was on AID's until now. Read more »

Canadian Cycles Cross Country In Fight Against AID

Posted by jjturner, 1 Reply
...himself as he travels city to city. Again, visit http://eastwardtrek.org/ to show your support for the Eastward Trek Against Aids! Read more »