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Advocates For Terminal Illness And Hiv

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
Ask the Experts

Terminal Illness?

Dr. Young, My Doc believes that HIV can be controlled and that I will live a normal life span. I know lots of factors come into play but I just read that HIV is a terminal Illness. Do you believe that HIV that is controlled is a terminal illness?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.HIV is a terminal illness if one doesn't have access to healthcare (including antiretroviral therapy) or cannot adhere to a well chosen drug regimen. Read more »

HIPAA

While I do not have HIV, I am terminal and was lead to this site by "Be Prepared" by David Landay. I hope you will consider my question.I still work full time. My employeer knows of my rare disease as I go to MAYO often. I am at the point I need...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
This is a decision that only you can make. However, if you were to go out on disability, you would be eligible for COBRA for 29 months (18 at 102% of the premium and 11 months at 150%) if you are determined to be disabled by the Social Security... Read more »

Finally...the TRUTH!!!!

Dear Robert,First, I'm addressing you by your first name because doctors usually address me by my first name without my invitation to do so. My apologies in advance if I'm lumping you in with a group of doctors who don't know how to show patients...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Terry,Actually since most folks here call me "Dr. Bob," your use of "Robert" sounds positively formal! I'm not one to stand on formalities, and I hate pretense, so by all means call me anything but Republican, OK?Regarding how we share... Read more »

Concentrations of HIV in body fluids

According to AIDS books and research articles, there are enormous amount of hiv in body fluids(some millions per ml,to my memory) Dr.Sowadsky, what would be the REAL hiv concentration in the body fluids in the worset situation?(for example, in the...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...load can vary tremendously from one person to another. It could also vary from one stage of the disease to another (recent HIV infection, asymptomatic stage, full-blown disease, terminal stage, etc.), and it can even vary from one body fluid to... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigeria to Free Some HIV-Positive, Terminally Ill, Elderly Inmates

... Nigeria plans to release 25,000 prisoners, including HIV-positive inmates, elderly prisoners and prisoners with other terminal diseases, in an effort to reduce the country's prison population by half, Justice Minister Bayo Ojo said on Wednesday,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Gives $3 Million to Care for Terminally Ill Ugandan AIDS Patients

...organizations, said Hospice Africa chairperson Angela Kiryabwire. Uganda AIDS Commission figures show 400,000-500,000 Ugandans with HIV have progressed to AIDS. The new outreach aims to assist up to 350,000 Ugandans by 2008. Back to other news... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

VOA News Examines Hospice for People Living With HIV/AIDS in Zambia

...examined Mother of Mercy hospice in Zambia's Chilanga Township, which provides hospice care for terminally ill people living with HIV/AIDS. The Roman Catholic-affiliated hospice was established in 1989 through donations from individuals and... 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 Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

I tested positive

Posted by urnotalone, 1 Reply
...Two months ago I decided to get checked for HIV/AIDS because of of past promiscuous behavior. I have been monogamous for a little over a year now. My story is a spiritual Read more »

HIV and International travel

Posted by aliveinla, 6 Replies
...Only 3 times unprotected sex with one guy who swore to be neg last March got me HIV poz diagnose 1/22/08. To make things worse, I am a Chinese citizen and I have to travel often across borders. Thank god I've Read more »

Can someone please talk to me

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hi everyone. I am a 20 yr old female. I have a hiv test next week. I have had swollen nodes on my neck for just about 8 months now and I'm convinced I have hiv. I'm scared that Read more »