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Can A Hiv Person Play With His Child

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive Are you HIV positive and pregnant or considering having a baby? You are not alone. Living with HIV does not necessarily take away your desire or your ability to have children. The good news is that advances in HIV treatment have allowed many HIV positive women to have healthy pregnancies and healthy babies. "HIV positive women should know that they can get pregnant." Let's be...
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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
...containing infected blood or splashed with infected blood in the eyes, nose, mouth, or on open cuts or sores. In a few cases, a person sharing a house with a person with HIV infection or taking care of a person with AIDS has become infected... Read more »

HIV+ DAD and HIV- MOM desire CHILD

Is it possible for a HIV+ Dad that is undetectable and a HIV- Mom to have a HIV- baby? Please advise.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...pregnancy and magnetic couples. I'll reprint below a sample of what can be found in the archives. Good luck! Dr. Bob HIV+ man having children Mar 11, 2009 Dr. Bob, thank you for all of your calming words, and the time you devote to helping those... Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...anyone. Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, There is no such thing as an "HIV carrier" that cannot transmit the virus to another person. The mother of your boyfriend's children as well as his children are very lucky. Thankfully, not every HIV... Read more »

Pos/Neg Children playing

Should a five-year-old HIV positive boy be taking bath with a negativesix-year-old friend of his, as well as playing contact sports. This childcontracted the virus intra uterine as both parents are known positive.This child is on antiviral...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...In the history of the AIDS epidemic, there has not been any evidence that children transmit HIV to one another through casual contact. Casual contact would involve some of the day-to-day activities you describe: Read more »
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Can Talking Defeat AIDS? The International Conference on Stigma Says "Yes"

...some surprising findings. One result revealed that 30% of the people surveyed would not feel comfortable sitting next to a person with HIV. Another result showed that 20% of the people would not send their children to school with a child who... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: "Prom Date" Play Has AIDS Message for Teens

...and Latinos. "Detroit is a red zone for HIV and people don't realize that," said Rippy. Rippy, a married father of two young children, said parents and teens often avoid conversations about sex and its consequences. The play, his first, sends... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...diseases including heart disease and Alzheimer's. What Is IRIS? IRIS is a serious condition that can occur shortly after a person starts HIV therapy for the first time. It can also occur in people who restart their meds after a time being... Read more »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...was also found that many Americans still express fear and discomfort about people with AIDS, would feel uncomfortable if their children attended school with a child who is HIV-positive, and would feel uncomfortable working with a co-worker who... Read more »
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What do you think?

Posted by Jackie__Blue, 3 Replies
...How do you feel about the term 'Clean' being used to reference a person that is HIV negative? I personally find it offensive for the obvious reason that the opposite is therefore 'dirty'. Clothes Read more »

HIV scare puts Mo. school in uncertain territory

Posted by franfrog, 4 Replies
...they're positive or negative," Normandy School District spokesman Doug Hochstedler said Thursday. "The board wants to be sure all children are fully educated." A teacher in a neighboring district singled out a girl who dates someone at Normandy... Read more »

Totally disgusted with child

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...punish yourself and the ones that love u . selfish selfish selfish. but what else is fucking new. I read that 60 % of rthe people who have ever had hiv have dies from it from 1984-2004. yea im sure some of u will say if you are this kind of... Read more »

Should You Get HIV Care Only If You "Deserve" It?

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
...medical care because they did it to themselves. Are they too "self-inflictors"? Ricky, sex is a powerful driving force and people do have lapses in judgment surrounding sexual situations for a whole host of reasons. Have you always, always,... Read more »