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Can A Hiv Person Play With His Child

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Child's Casual Contact with HIV infected person

Hi,Every week, I bring my two year old with me to visit my grandmother. My cousin also lives with her and is HIV positive. I learned this a few months ago, when he started receiving treatment after actually being categorized as having AIDS. He is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV is not transmitted by casual contact. Period. It's unfortunate that your pediatrician frightened us so unnecessarily. She is obviously misinformed about HIV-transmission risk. The only "secretion" to be at all concerned... Read more »

Child Scratched hiv+ person and then put fingers in mouth

So my son scratched an HIV+ friend and then was putting his fingers in his mouth his two lower... Read more »

Child's interaction with HIV+ person

I'm a mother of 5 month baby. My mother-in-law is HIV+. She is interacting with my child as... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Media Must Continue to Play Vital Role in Global AIDS Fight

"Today, almost 6,000 people die of AIDS every day, with another 6,800 people infected daily with HIV. In the face of staggering numbers like these, for two decades the fight against AIDS seemed unwinnable," Tom Freston, chair of the ONE Campaign and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Assistant Pastor Urges Leaders, Congregations to Play a Bigger Role in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Love and acceptance of people living with HIV in the black community was the theme of a World AIDS Day event in Gainesville. The banquet service at the Eastside Recreation Center was led by Dr. Ruby Davenport, assistant pastor of Faith Tabernacle... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Profiles Authors of Play Portraying Lives of HIV-Positive Pregnant Women

The Los Angeles Times on Sunday profiled the authors of the play "In the Continuum," which focuses on two pregnant women who contracted HIV from their partners and whose lives run parallel, despite the fact that they live on different continents.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Focus Needed on Curbing Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in Developing Countries, Editorial Says

Curbing mother-to-child HIV transmission worldwide must be made a priority, a Dallas Morning News editorial says. In the U.S., the "war" on mother-to-child transmission has been successful, marked by last week's closing of a day care center for... Read more »
Connect With Others

What is a P.S.P.? Some form of a Play station?

Posted by HeRapedMe, 2 Replies
I mean a P.E.P.? Is it an anti-aids med that can help me to *not* die of A.I.D.S. after a *MARRIED* Sorry Son of a b!tch chose to drug and rape me? I was raped the 23. The guy slipped mdsd in my drink, then entered my home while I was asleep, raped,... Read more »

The games your mind plays

Posted by Anonymous
Hey out there everyone. It's been a while since I've posted to the few who do remember reading my posts but I'm still here, just been sitting back reading everyone else's posts trying to come to terms with paranoia

Just to recap, back about six... Read more »

How Dare This Forum Play Doctor.

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Can anyone tell me that for certian no one will test positive after 3 month window. NO! There are cases were people have converted after the 3 month window, and this forum chooses to ignore these cases. One day one of these people my ask for your... Read more »

and the band played on

Posted by hopefulone, 5 Replies
i started reading and the band played on...i am 30 and i had viewed the movie many years ago....i cannot put the book down it is amazing.

we are all so fortunate that we were not infected in those early days. it is so sad to think about what... Read more »