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Chances Of Dying From Hiv

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I have a fear of dieing. What are my chances of being HIV+

Hi I am 16 years old about to turn 17 next month. I believe I am at very high risk of hiv. About 3 months ago, in November I had unprotected vaginal, anal and oral sex with a 23 year old, Guatemalian single father from Mexico (lived there for 7...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
You need to stop making yourself crazy and go get tested for HIV. There is no point in worrying so much and thinking about the worst case scenario when there is a test that can put your mind at ease. You are assuming something that may or may not... Read more »

Baby 1 Year Old Chance Of HIV?

I have a baby girl who is 1 years old and I'm dying with guilt and stress of possibly... Read more »

After PEP,does HIV remain in the body or dies off?

Hi Dr Young, I have had unprotected sex with a guy and was the receptive partner. I panicked and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Family of HIV-Positive Man Who Died in Delaware Prison Sues Prison Health Care Provider, Alleging Inadequate Treatment

The family of an HIV-positive man who died while serving a six-month sentence at Gander Hill prison in Wilmington, Del., is suing First Correctional Medical , the prison system's health care provider, and two of its doctors over allegations that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Youth Who Believe They Will Die Young More Likely to Be Diagnosed With HIV/AIDS, Study Finds

Teenagers who believe that they will die at a young age are seven times more likely than optimistic teenagers to be diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in early adulthood, according to a study released on Monday and published in the July issue of Pediatrics ,... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Getting it Straight: HIV as a Gay Disease Is a Myth That Refuses to Die

"HIV is a gay disease." This is a myth that refuses to die. Misinformation, fear, ignorance and media sensationalism continue to fuel this myth in America. For every one person like me trying to tell the truth about HIV transmission, there seems to... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Why People With HIV Still Die -- And Why They Don't Have To ...

Introduction What Kills People With HIV Today? Hepatitis Outranks Other Death Threats Can Liver Deaths Be Prevented? Bad Adherence Can Kill Fateful Impact of a Late Diagnosis AIDS Cancers and Non-AIDS Cancers How Big Is the Threat From Heart... Read more »
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Posted by Menka1, 2 Replies
I am new to this forum and I am very impressed with the well informed information and advice on the various posts. I need help very badly to access my hiv risks.

I have 3 worries:

1. I had protected sex (2 condoms) with a CSW. No condom failure... Read more »

Chances of getting HIV

Posted by cookie, 3 Replies

One day at school, i found a drop of blood on my skin and i don't know who it was. I want to ask the cances of me getting HIV and how much blood is needed to transmit HIV?

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Dying from AIDS for lack of medicine

Posted by BabyPeanut, 3 Replies

Dying from AIDS for lack of medicine

More than 36 million people are living with HIV or AIDS. Ninety percent are living in developing countries where the high prices of medications are effectively condemning them to death. Without drastic changes to...
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Posted by goingmad, 1 Reply
I have been to all the sites and discussed my fears but I need to know...HAS ANYONE ON HERE OR A LOVED ONE TESTED HIV POS. AFTER 13 WEEKS? is my story I had an exposure 51/2 months ago in healthcare where a droplet of blood went in to my... Read more »