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Can Your Family Members Get AIDS From You

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I've already lost family members to AIDS ,will donate $300

I am really scared.I am a young black male. STD free hopefully still. I recieved unprotected oral sex from a Filipino crossdresser from Secausus NJ that i met on craigslist.(stupid i know).he is a smoker but i didnt see any blood. I also had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...was used properly and did not fail (break). Unprotected insertive oral sex carries only a very negligible risk for acquiring HIV. Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. Your particular symptoms are not... Read more »

How do you tell your kids that a family member has AIDS?

My children and I have shared a home with my fiance and his brother, who has AIDS, for the past... Read more »

family member and aids

hello- My family member is currently hospitalized with aids. he has lost alot of weight as a result... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Jamaica Program Aims to Help Older Family Members Provide Care for HIV-Positive Children

...According to the Gleaner , "the burden of care" for many children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS has fallen on older female family members -- such as aunts, grandmothers and great-grandmothers -- in part because HIV-positive mothers are... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN Examines Resistance to Have Children Tested for HIV Among Family Members in Burkina Faso

... IRIN examines how the refusal by families to test their children for HIV/AIDS in Burkina Faso masks the epidemic and keeps life-saving drugs out of the hands of at-risk children. The article includes Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In Malawi, AIDS Pushes Food Shortages to Crisis Point

...Oxfam in Mulanje, said families are unable to cope when breadwinners fall ill and cannot work or when households must care for family members with AIDS. Oxfam currently provides food to 34,000 families in the Mulanje district, and it plans to... Read more »
The Body

What It Feels Like for a Mom

...mothers have a right to know? What advice would she offer other families? We also talk about the actual loss of an immediate family member to AIDS and the repercussions from it we still feel today. Episode 17: What It Feels Like for a Mom ... Read more »
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My Son has AIDS....I need help with family members

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Greetings! My 32 year old middle son has AIDS. He was diagnosed with HIV in 1998. My mother died that year and when he came to the funeral after having lived in New Orleans for quite sometime, I could Read more »

medical treatment, insurance, etc

Posted by NicoleRose many responses I receive..for instance, I will say "I surveyed X amount of people, some of which have HIV/AIDs or have a family member with HIV/AIDs, or other conditions, and a majority felt that...this or that..." Something along those... Read more »

I just found out today my cousin has aids

Posted by VAmberwaves7, 3 Replies
...though a guy said he did unless you can know for sure with seeing papers. It's just never in my life I thought I would have a family member be affected by aids, I am very sadden and haven't eaten anything all day. You are all very brave people... Read more »

Lost Brother

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I lost my brother November 16,2001 from Aids and meningitis. This was so unexspected. He was a Truck driver and on the road at the time the illness hit him. He was put on Read more »