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Can An Hiv Positive Person Die From Staph Infection

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HIV and Staph infection

Hi. Thank you for your time. Three and a half months ago I had a brief sexual encounter with a guy who was recovering form staph infection and also had herpes, but neglected to tell me that. We had unprotected sex once and he did not ejaculate...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

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Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. If a person has HIV, diseases like Staphand Herpes can be much more severe, and much harder to treat. However, justbecause he's having these problems, does not necessarily mean he has HIV. However, it would... Read more »

Staph Infection? HIV? Help?

I tend to send you these things every few months or so with hopes that one day you'll go ahead... Read more »

Staph infection and HIV

Hello Doctor,I would like to start off by thanking you for all the information and insight you... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Person Dies in Immigration Detention Center; Family to File Wrongful Death Suit Against Government, Los Angeles Times Reports

A 23-year-old HIV-positive person, Victor Arrelano, recently died while in custody at an immigration detention center in San Pedro, Calif., the Los Angeles Times reports. Arrelano's family plans to file a wrongful death suit against the U.S.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Woman Whose Daughter Allegedly Died of AIDS-Related Causes Without Having HIV Test Appears on TV to Plead Case

An HIV-positive woman whose daughter allegedly died of AIDS-related pneumonia appeared on ABCNews' "Primetime " on Thursday to defend her reasons for not testing her daughter for HIV, maintaining that she died of an allergic reaction to antibiotics,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Low-Income HIV-Positive People More Likely to Die Than Counterparts With Higher Incomes, Study Says

Low-income HIV-positive people are more likely to die than HIV-positive people who have higher incomes and more education, according to a study published in the November issue of the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved , United... Read more »
The Positive Project

The Positive Project: First Person Stories From HIV-Positive People

Most Recent Video September 2012: Cecilia Cecilia is a transgender woman, originally from China, who has been living with HIV for 18 years. A former substance abuser and survivor of assault, she shares the story of how stigma drove her away from... Read more »
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working with hiv positive person

Posted by work35, 1 Reply
Hello.. I hope this is not an ignorant question but here goes.. two part question.. Part one.. I just found out my co-worker is hiv positive.. he is healthy thank god.. and i really like him but I admit I am VERY uncomfortable at work.. we both chew... Read more »

food prepared by HIV positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I have a family member, with whom I do not live, that has recently tested HIV positive. My concern now is should I eat food that the infected person has helped prepare (canning of fresh vegetables)when I noticed that they have a sore on their... Read more »

injection of hiv from hiv positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I was at a party injecting drugs. I shared the needle with 2 other people. Later i found out that the guy i shared the needle with was hiv positive. I know i have to get tested. Is it 100% chance that i am infected since his hiv blood went... Read more »

Newly Positive and wanting to die!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I was just told a week ago that I tested positive after a mistake was made with my paperwork. First they told me it was negative but realized now that it is really a positive. I am very,very scared. I will never tell any of my friends. I have seen... Read more »