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Best Place For People With HIV To Live

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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

Introduction What Is Inflammation? What Is IRIS? How Is It Diagnosed? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 What Does the Research Show? Commentary Introduction It's a mouthful of a phrase, but immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) is a serious...
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San Francisco, the best place in the world to live?

Dear Dr BobI've just checked out Sperling's Best Places website and my best city in which to live came out as San Francisco!I've never been, but what I've read looks totally fantastic and as an added bonus you live there!! Is it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Mike,Yes, yes, yes and no! Yes, San Francisco is as good as it looks. Yes, your STD and HIV results are conclusive. Yes, you do not need any more tests. And no, I'll never give up!Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

How long does HIV live after coming into the outside worlds,since I masturbated in the water where many people take bath and ejaculate?

Sir,I am 20 years old and staying the hostel.Once when I was bathing I masturbated by rubbing my sensitive lower part of the penis on the floor of the bathroom.Before doing this I poured water on the floor and then only I rubbed my penis there.I am...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV is not known to be transmitted to you when your body has contact with the environment. HIV is only known to be transmitted to adults through sex or blood contact (primarily needle-sharing). There are multiple reasons for this, one being that HIV... Read more »


YOUR REPLIES AND EFFORTS AT THIS WEB SITE IS REALLY AN ANGELS JOB!! i am a PWA living inINDIA.which treatment centre do you suggest is the best or one of the best for hiv treatment in the east coast of america.. iwant to come to states for treatment...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
HIV is a chronic disease that requires regular treatment on an ongoing basis. Therefore, while it's possible to travel half way around the world to get an opinion, I'm not sure if it's the best option. I think that you would be... Read more »

hiv transmission issue at work place

Yesterday i had a very bad accident at work and cut myself. A lot of blood spilled out on my work place and the floor. i wanted to clean my mess, but work colleague already had done it. It seems that this person did not use gloves while cleaning my...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer, Thank you for writing in. What happened to you sounds upsetting not just because you injured yourself but also because you fear that you exposed a co-worker to HIV. It is important to know that over 30 states and US territories have... Read more »
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Best place to live in USA with HIV?

Posted by TonyBakerOK, 9 Replies

I have been positive since 2005, and have lived in Tennessee, Texas, California and Currently Oklahoma.

It seems like every state is different when it comes to HIV services and Ryan White stuff.

I just moved HOME to Oklahoma and I am miserable,... Read more »

Best places to live on the East Coast with the HIV

Posted by christo, 1 Reply
I am newly diagnosed and am just seeking a state with progressive doctors/treatment possibilities and outlets like support groups and other outlets. I spoke with a state worker in North Carolina and she told me to have that as my last option if... Read more »

a place for HIV poz people to come and cill...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am a 43 yo black male living in NYC, and I was diagnosed with HIV 4 years ago when I was hospitalized with PCP. While in the hospital, one of the doctors came to evaluate me for CMV while a co-worker and my lanlord were visiting me and he... Read more »

International Service for People Living with HIV

Posted by clr100
On March first I launched Volunteer Positive, the first international volunteer service organization for people living with HIV. I will be taking HIV affected and infected people to serve internationally and connecting them with parallel HIV... Read more »