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Can Someone Carry Hiv And Not Know It

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Malaysian Health Official Urges Women to Carry Condoms to Prevent HIV Transmission

Malaysian Deputy Health Minister Abdul Latiff Ahmad during the 25th International AIDS Candlelight Memorial on Saturday urged women in the country to carry condoms to protect themselves against HIV transmission, the AP/Google.com reports. Ahmad... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Still Carries a Strong Stigma in Africa

Stigma and discrimination remain problems for people with HIV/AIDS in Africa, experts and advocates said during the 16th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA), which runs through Thursday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. "In Africa,... Read more »
TheBody.com

I Carry a Torch

For our World AIDS Day 2011 section, we wanted to capture the diversity of the AIDS community. So, we reached out to people across the world -- regular contributors and those who have never written for us before -- and asked them to guest blog.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Response to Struggling to carry on....pt 3

Hi Dr Bob,Thanks for the reply. Just to let you know that a good few of my tests did include HIV 2. However, I don't think any have been evaluated for group N and P. Are they worth considering or are their possibility to way out there to worry...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Testing for extremely rare subtypes is not warranted.You're welcome!Dr. BobStruggling to carry on....please reply pt 3!! Jun 30, 2010Dear Dr.Bob,Cant believe Im still writing to you but, Im getting freaked by worsening symptoms!! To... Read more »

How to Carry on

Hi,I would like to know how to manage, ... everyday all I think about is being HIV+. How can I stayed focused at work, since without my job, I think I will fall into despair and poverty ?My only hope is for a cure, which is very unlikely to...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
HIV infection may not be curable at this time, but there is good treatment to manage it. And if you are able to manage it, hopefully you can continue working. There is no reason for despair. Your preoccupation with HV and trouble focusing on... Read more »

Struggling to carry on...pt4 (ANOTHER I'M POSITIVE i'M POSITIVE, 2010)

Dear Dr.Bob,Well Im here again. Im scared still that I do have HIV. I havent had anymore tests since the last time I wrote to you however, the 12 tests Ive had previous were all negative. Anyway, the cause of my digestive problems has been diagnosed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Struggling to carry on . . . pt 4.Your and your family's symptoms are not suggestive of nor worrisome for HIV disease. Your son did not have a risk that would transmit HIV. You are HIV negative. HIV is not your problem and therefore you... Read more »

Dried Blood Carry Infection Threat?

OK about 7-8 years ago i was aobut 10-12. I was at a skatepark. I got a decently deep slinter and it started bleeding. I asked for some tweesers at the front desk. I was only 10-11 so i didnt htink anything of it. Now that i tink back the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,HIV does not survive very long outside the body. If the blood was dry, you don't have to worry about HIV. I'm amazed you even remember the splinter, decently deep or otherwise, from eight years ago, let alone the fact a tweezers may or... Read more »
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I got Carried away?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hey friends,
I need some serious advice.
I was drunk last night and i went with a girl whom i knew since last year but then i was away for my studies to London and came back lack month and called this girl whom i met last year through soem of my... Read more »

KNOWING SPREADING HIV AROUND

Posted by Jazzy1973, 5 Replies
wHY DO PEOPLE KEEP GOING AROUND SPREADING THIS TO EACH OTHER KNOWING U HAVE THIS?

wHY CAN'T SOME ONE FIND SOME ONE THAT HAS HIV TOO?

QUESTIONS I ASS BECAUSE I KNOW SOMEONE WHO GOES ON LINE AND MEET PEOPLE AND HAVE SEX WITH THEM& AFTER THEY GET... Read more »

HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your

Posted by Anonymous
HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your Life
By San Francisco AIDS Foundation

While the global HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to rage, a small number of fringe groups have been aggressively promoting misinformation about AIDS. Some claim that... Read more »

My dad has HIV, but he doesn't know I now know......

Posted by ibookg414, 5 Replies
Well, I just recently found out my gay dad is HIV positive, but he doesn't know that I know. I was over at his house recently (my parents are divorced) (im 18, he's 50) and I opened 1 drawer, which I had no clue was his medicine cabinet, saw all... Read more »