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The Well Project

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

...Conditions If GI problems occur without a recent change in medication, it's probably not a drug side effect. If they continue or get worse, it may be a sign that you have an infection, especially if you also have a fever. Some AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) affecting the gut include: Cryptosporidiosis Microsporidiosis Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) Severe or long-lasting GI problems can lead to...
Ask the Experts

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
...Hi,A "Godsend?" Well, I doubt the higher powers really sent me here to talk about sex, but OK, if you say so.Your daughter's HIV risk is nonexistent. HIV doesn't survive very long at all outside the body. It's perfectly safe to wash the stained... 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
...Hello,We don't use the term "Full Blown AIDS" anymore, because in reality there is no such thing as "Partially Blown AIDS." I'm delighted you are caring for your brother Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Saliva is not considered to be an HIV transmission risk unless it contains visible blood. See below.Dr. BobDr. Bob, very worried. Saliva came in touch with open wound,Nov Read more »

HIV and Chiropractic (CHIROPRACTIC CARE AND HIV, 2009)

For the question on can Chiropractic help patients with HIV, I beg to differ. While in school at Life University of Chiropractic research was done that I had patients under, And blood work did before and after care showed a increase in their CD4...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...certified member of the American Academy of HIV Medicine with well over a quarter of a century of experience in clinical HIV/AIDS research and direct patient care, I believe I (and other similarly well-trained HIV/AIDS physician specialists and... Read more »
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AIDS.gov

The Affordable Care Act and People Living With HIV or AIDS

...Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services . If you or a loved one is living with HIV or AIDS, you know how far our nation has come in treating and reducing the spread of the disease -- and how much... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Examines HIV/AIDS in Zambian Town, HIV/AIDS Hospice Care in Africa

...living in Livingstone, Zambia, where it is hard for them "to trust the future, or even to imagine one," in a place where HIV/AIDS "touches just about everyone." According to U.N. estimates, the HIV/AIDS epidemic in one generation has reduced life... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

New State of AIDS in Black America Report Recommends Full Implementation and Scale Up of Health Care Reform and National HIV/AIDS Strategy

... Los Angeles, CA -- The Black AIDS Institute ("the Institute"), the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on the Black community in the US, today released its 2011 State of AIDS in Black America Read more »
Project Inform

HIV Health Care Access Working Group Action Alert: Tell Congress to Make Health Care Reform Work for People With HIV/AIDS

...lifesaving care and treatment. However, there are increasing rumors and concern that three top priorities for people with HIV/AIDS will not be addressed in the final legislation. Coordinated action by our entire community is needed NOW to make... Read more »
Connect With Others

Care home for people affected with HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
...and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those affected by HIV/AIDS (people actually refuse to take them!) So we have opened the first! A care home/assisted living facility just... Read more »

Care Home for persons affected w/ HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
...we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those affected by HIV/AIDS (people actually refuse to take them!) So we have opened the first! A care home/assisted living facility just for... Read more »

HIV Clinical Care Coordinator NYC

Posted by Anonymous
...Job title: HIV Clinical Care Coordinator Job Site: Ryan Center Organization Brief overview: The Ryan Center is an independent not-for-profit Read more »

Caring for a person with HIV

Posted by 28262, 3 Replies
...When I found out the disabled adult living in my home had HIV this was a shock. But over time this went away and it was not a big deal. Sometimes it gets hard making sure the person takes Read more »