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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...basics about their bodies. They don't understand the concepts of disease, death, or sex. However, you can set the stage for future conversations by introducing them to the concept of sexuality by providing the correct names for body parts. Most importantly, however, you want to give young children the message that you're open to their questions. When they feel they can ask you anything, they'll be more likely to talk to you as they get older....
Ask the Experts

Dr. Bob Please help me before I mutilate my body parts..............(PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

Dr. BobHello hope all is well with you. Dr. Bob im going crazy. I had an issue with an escort protected sex, but got gohnerea. As of 6 weeks after i have not been the same. 4 weeks into my window period I had my wisdom teeth removed, all 4. 6 weeks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mouth!Cutting your tongue off would be a particularly bad idea that you would regret for years to come.Your undetectable qualitative HIV PCR DNA at four and seven weeks and your undetectable quantitative HIV PCR RNA at 11 weeks and your negative... Read more »

About HIV C+

Dear Sir,This is patient from Pakistan, last Dec 2008 i donated blood to some than hospital management tells me i couldn't donate blood because i have HIV C+ antibodies present in my body than after i consult to other doctor he took different tests...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello Umair,Thank you for your post from Pakistan.I'm a bit confused as to what you mean by "HIV C" antibodies. Do you mean HIV clade (subtype) C or hepatitis C (HCV)? The repetitive nature of the results appear valid.If Read more »

sharing a room with someone who is HIV+

Hi,I am a 23 years old male.I have been sharing a room with an HIV+ person for the past one month.We have a double bed and he sleeps on one half of it and I sleep on the other half of it.Now, I have a few questions:I am a little worried as to should...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...even if that casual contact includes sleeping in the same bed, "drifting over" to the other side and overlapping legs or other body parts while only wearing a t-shirt and shorts to bed." Hmm . . . similar sleeping arrangements have been the setup... Read more »

severe body itching

Around a month ago, I was out for some two weeks and just before I came back, I had severe outer ear itching. The next day morning, the rashes had appeared all over my hand and face, then the itching started. It has been a month and I went for a...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Scabies can actually affect any part of the body, especially in the setting of HIV infection. The key here would be to try the treatment for scabies and see if it works, and follow up with the dermatologist Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the Read more »
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Most important body part

Posted by firefly, 4 Replies
...The Most Important Body Part: My mother used to ask me what is the most important part of the body. Through the years I would take a guess at what I Read more »

Poz.com on Women with HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...the only woman in my doctors waiting rooms. When it was my turn to see the doctor, I was full of questions about how the virus affected women in particular, wondering whether there were things that I should be doing to support my healthfor now... Read more »

hepatitis and swollen nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does hep cause swollen lymph nodes? Read more »

Joint Pain? AnonOne? Aids2HIV?

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
...Hi all. I had a few questions. When someone experiences early symptoms of HIV, do they all come at once? Or can they come seperately. I have had diarrhea for more than a month now, then I started having Read more »