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Collecting Ssi For Being Hiv Positive

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Love and Relationships, Positive Style: A Video Collection

Ah, love: It's exhilarating, it's fun, it's challenging, it's terrifying, and when you're HIV positive, there are all sorts of additional issues to consider. We asked a diverse array of people -- HIV advocates, HIVers and negative folks, gays and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Supervised Blood-Based Self-Sample Collection and Rapid Test Performance: A Valuable Alternative to the Use of Saliva by HIV Testing Programs With No Medical or Nursing Staff

Some saliva-based HIV testing initiatives, the authors wrote, "have resulted in an unacceptable percentage of false positives," while in many countries doctors or nurses are required for blood-based HIV testing programs. In the current study, the... Read more »
The Women's Collective

The Women's Collective Releases Toolkit for Advancing the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Women Living With HIV/AIDS

Washington, D.C. -- The Women's Collective (TWC) is excited to announce the release of the Advancing the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Women living with HIV/AIDS toolkit . The toolkit aims to increase the dialogue around the sexual and... Read more »
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SSI

Hi just wanted to know by me being hiv positive am i able to get social security. A few of my friends are getting it and wasnt to sure if i could....
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
You have to be disabled to qualify for SSDI.... Read more »

hiv and ssi medicare

my question is i have been hiv for about 4-5 yrs. my counts at start were cd4 around 350 and vl. was 75000+ now about 6 months ago was undectable and cd4 about 900 last check about a month ago was undectable and cd4 was 627 my question is i was...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
I encourage you to take this question to a benefits specialist, since they specialize in navigating SSI disability. We can suggest two, both available online: www.Helpwithbenefits.comwww.ofbenefittoall.com... Read more »

Last Donation Ref (XXXXXXXXXXXX) Risk of hiv by Vacutainer Blood Collection System

Please Doctor BOBMy anxiety its Killing Me. When i went to take my test for my past interocuorse the nurse use a vacutainer System. As you know The Vacutainer System consists of a pointed needle, a plastic holder or adapter and a series of vacuum...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The plastic holders are indeed reusable and pose absolutely no threat of transmission of blood-borne pathogens, such as HIV or hepatitis. The way that the disposable needles are placed into the plastic holder precludes any chance of... Read more »

will I be approved for ssi

hello, I was just diagnosed hiv+ 2 months ago. i initially went to the Dr. for leg pain which was neuropathy(I am on neurontin currently for that), I am 54 yrs old , very depressed and having panic attacts. all have been documented at the hospital...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I understand your concern. It is hard to say whether or not Social Security will approve you. You will need the assistance of your doctor to make the case for your disability. Even with that SS could deny you and you would have to appeal. This... Read more »
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Hiv and SSI

Posted by Mssimone, 4 Replies
Found out I was HIV pos November 8th 2006 now Im 5 months pregnant.
The doctor determain I got infected around June of 06.
My ex boyfriend Of a year was the only person I was seeing, I left him because he was very abusive towards me.
Im getting... Read more »

Tap the collective experience of the forum

Posted by Mondo, 5 Replies
Thanks to the people that have replied to my Hi Im new post. I appreciate the time and effort freely given by you.
I have already mentioned that Im still pretty screwed up about the whole HIV thing. In looking for strategies to help me move forward... Read more »

Risk of hiv by Vacutainer Blood Collection System

Posted by sinso
My anxiety its Killing Me.
When i went to take my test for my past interocuorse the nurse use a vacutainer System.
As you know The Vacutainer System consists of a doubleDouble-tussin dm-pointed needle, a plastic holder or adapter and a series of... Read more »

ssi hearing

Posted by alivehoping, 1 Reply
finally a word from ssa,my case will be heard in front of an alj sometime this summer,hopefully i get it.hiv,side effects,cronic hep c,tore knee ligament,back problems,neuropath problems,stress,all this has got to do something,and with viral... Read more »