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Caring For Hiv Positive Spouse At Home

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Get the Facts
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of
Ask the Experts

My spouse is HIV positive and we are trying to get pregnant?

My spouse is HIV positive how can I get pregnant by him?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...A variety of methods can be used to assist in becoming pregnant while decreasing the risk of transmitting HIV. There are several studies of assisted reproduction techniques that have resulted in successful pregnancy without HIV transmission Read more »

Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...stained pants in your washer, the purpose being to get the stain out, as there wouldn't be any live virus to "kill!" Regarding caring for an HIV/AIDS patient at home, yes, sheets can be washed (use detergent with bleach) and dried without any... Read more »

Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...concerns are unwarranted. I'll repost below some information from the archives that discusses precautions when caring for an HIV/AIDS patient at home.Be well. Please give your brother a hug from me.Dr. BobHIV - AIDS TransmissionAug 24, 2008 Hi,... Read more »

Cobra and HIV+ immigrant spouse

Hello,I am an American citizen and I have an HIV+ spouse who is Kenyan. We are currently living in Kenya but are trying to move to the US. You probably know that in order for my husband to get an HIV waiver, we must show proof that my husband is...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
You will have the right to take COBRA coverage for 18 months from the date your coverage ends on March 31. How COBRA works - qualifying events, election periods, length of coverage, etc. - is governed under the federal law that created COBRA so... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Heart Disease Basics Symptoms of Heart Disease/Attack Risk Factors for Heart Disease HIV and Heart Disease Reducing the Risk for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Heart Disease Basics Many... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

... Why Is Choosing an HIV Care Provider Important? Training and Experience Do You Have Similar Ideas About Treating HIV? The Provider-Patient Relationship Read more »
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He/she is HIV+.......to love or not to love.

Posted by mandaree23, 10 Replies
...please take no offense to my post. I have been reading on thebody and other websites posts, forums, etc to better understand HIV/AIDS. I am doing so because I dearly love and care for my HIV+ boyfriend. He was diagnosed about three years, is... Read more »

LOOKING FOR MAGNETS COUPLES TO TEACH ME!

Posted by vasco, 5 Replies
Me and my wife are on a kind of magnet relationship...me and my 5weeks daughter are negative and my wife is positive. we find out when she became pregnant last year... but i have done 3test in deferents clinics... the result still come back... Read more »

fiance is +, I am -

Posted by eloise79, 11 Replies
...Hello all! This is my first post here. My name is Eloise, and I am engaged to a wonderful man who happens to be HIV positive. We have been going out for 3 years and I love him dearly. He was diagnosed 5 years ago and is doing really well (the Read more »

Positive and married

Posted by saber01, 2 Replies
I'm just wondering what the Army will do to me since I tested positive and I am married. What can I expect from my chain of command? I am very worried I am going to lose my medical benefits and will not get any of the treatment I need. Read more »