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Childcare Workers With Hiv

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The Well Project

HIV Clinical Trials FAQ

...Informed Consent? Does it Cost Anything to Join a Clinical Trial? What Is a Placebo? Are All Clinical Trials Sponsored by the Government? What Is Expanded Access? Are There Other Ways to Receive Free Treatment for HIV? What Is a Clinical Trial? A clinical trial is a type of research study commonly designed to determine if a new drug or vaccine is safe and effective in humans. (Scientists first study the drug or vaccine...
Ask the Experts

pregnanat healtcare worker purposely pricked herself w/needle and now demands i take an hiv test and is getting workers comp

I am HIV negative as of one year ago and am celibate so no reason to have a great fear of carrying the disease. I was recently in a "chain" weight loss center having my blood drawn and the nurse wore gloves, and everything went ok. She disappeared...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are correct: You are not required by law to do anything. If you feel the situation is a "set up," advise the person in charge at the weight loss center. In case it's not a setup, you could offer to go with the nurse to a qualified medical... Read more »

DIFFERENT STORIES AND CHILDCARE

OKAY I TALKED TO A HIV COORDINATER IN MY AREA AND SHE SAID TH EONLY WAY TO GET HIV THROUGH BLOOD CONTACT WOULD BE IF THEY CUT THEMSELBES AND YOU ARE BLEEDING AND YOU RUB IT TOGETHER, SO CAN YOU EXPLAIN THIS. HOW MANY PEOPLE HAVE BEEN INFECTED...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...HIV transmission through exposure to blood primarily occurs through sharing injection needles for drug use. It also occurs in healthcare Read more »

childcare ?

I live in a country where 30 of the people have HIV. I have a two year old and a newborn. We have a nanny who takes care of the kids and we do not know her HIV status. Can the kids get HIV from the nanny ?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Your children are only at risk for infection if:A) The nanny is HIV infected.ANDB) Their mucous membranes or bloodstream are exposed to her blood.ORC) The nanny breastfeeds them. It is highly unlikely Read more »

GENE THERAPY

HELLO DR. BOB, I AM ABOUT TO PARTICIPATE IN GENE THERPY IN ABOUT A MONTH. THERE ARE ONLY(5) PEOPLE IN MY OFFICE THAT WILL GET THIS OPPORTUNITY AT THIS POINT IN TIME. MY DOCTOR WANTED ATLEAST (1) PATIENT HE KNEW WAS 100% COMPLIANT WITH THEIR MEDS. IM...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...There are indeed excellent reasons to consider participating in clinical trials, including altruism and a desire to help further HIV/AIDS research. However, before committing to a clinical trial, you should thoroughly understand both the... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Clinical Trials

...Components of Clinical Trials The Stages of Treatment Trials Should I Participate in a Clinical Trial? Clinical Trials and HIV+ Women What Are Clinical Trials? The term clinical trial is used to describe many different types of... Read more »
The Well Project

Adherence to HIV Drug Regimens

... Table of Contents Strong Drugs to Fight HIV The Importance of Adherence Starting and Choosing HIV Drugs Barriers to Adherence for Women Overcoming Barriers Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Participating in a Clinical Trial

...Clinical Trials For information about participating in clinical trials or trials availability throughout the U.S., call the AIDSinfo Service at 1-800-448-0440, or visit their Internet web site at http://aidsinfo.nih.gov . The FDA web site has... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Update

Posted by shannon, 3 Replies
...worried about germs anymore (thanks for the helpful reassurance right away on that!). My friend is actually stepping up his childcare for my family so he can reduce his manual labor elsewhere. We are all anxiously awaiting a second baby... Read more »

Lesbian with HIV/AIDS for Over 20 years

Posted by Smiley
... branded for life by the idea of defeat, self loathing, and a future ravaged by molestation, prostitution, drug abuse, and AIDS. I dont remember his face, but I remember [the incident] like a picture of what happened to me that night, says... Read more »

Breast Milk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I know the with breast milk HIV/AIDS it is transfer from mother to child, by breast feeding, I am in childcare and I was wondering if a mother brings in a bottle Read more »