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Daily Routine When Living With Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Editorials on CDC Routine HIV Testing Recommendations

Two newspapers recently published editorials regarding the new CDC HIV testing recommendations. The recommendations, published in the Sept. 22 edition of CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report , say that voluntary HIV testing should become a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Highlights Editorials on CDC Proposal to Make HIV Testing Routine

Three newspapers recently published editorials on CDC 's proposal to make voluntary HIV testing routine. Summaries of the editorials appear below. Des Moines Register : If CDC's proposed routine testing guidelines are adopted, "then what?" a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Editorials, Opinion Pieces on CDC Routine HIV Testing Recommendations

Several newspapers recently published editorials and opinion pieces regarding the new CDC HIV testing recommendations. CDC last week released revised recommendations on HIV testing in the U.S. that say HIV tests should become a routine part of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV PCR RNA Quantitative Test Positive (ANOTHER EXAMPLE WHY PCR TESTS SHOULD NOT BE USED FOR ROUTINE HIV SCREENING, 2009)

Hello,I have a protected intercourse and unprotected Oral Sex durimg the months of May and JUNE, and due to my curiosity, I went to the clinic and did a PCR RNA Test which came Positive this was last week, and yesterday I did a spot test which came...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are thinking of killing yourself because you might be HIV positive. Often I skip over these melodramatic posts, as I think they are highly insensitive to those of us who struggle with the challenges of being "virally enhanced" on... Read more »

routine immunizations in HIV kids

Could you please suggest the most updated guidelines on routine immunization for HIV children?...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Most routine childhood immunizations (Hepatitis B, DTP, inactivated polio, hemophilus influenza) are recommended for HIV positive children according to the routine schedule. The live virus vaccines, MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) and varicella... Read more »

I BEG on my KNEES and ask your help...Will donate $50 and need your opinion on Reliability of Tridot (screen test) done in Mumbai, India. (PCR TESTS SHOULD NOT BE USED FOR ROUTINE HIV SCREENING, 2009

Dear Doctor, I have already written to you for about 5 times and will keep doing till I get your opinion on my questions please Doc......I am 27 years old guy from India and will definately donate $50...this is the max that I can afford. Comming on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1.Yes, I would consider negative HIV-antibody tests at weeks 14 and 18 to be definitive. Certainly if you remain worried, the option for a six-month repeat test is always open to you.2.See above. HIV-antibody tests remain the best and most... Read more »

HIV infection through daily life

Dear Sir,I would be most grateful if you could answer my queries! I am a student living in a dormitory and I am very scared that I may contact HIV as we share toilets! Recently, I am bothered about an incident. After crapping I ran out of toilet...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First off, I will agree with you: you are definitely paranoid about HIV.Second, what do you mean by "daily life?" Do you routinely forego the Charmin' and back your naked tush up to the wash basin at your office for a left... Read more »
Connect With Others

Priests, seminarians routinely tested for HIV

Posted by Anonymous
When are priests or seminarians routinely tested for human immunodeficiency virus?...

Military, Job Corps, prisoners are also tested routinely for human immunodeficiency virus. Read more »

HIV in routine Blood Tests?

Posted by Hifb, 2 Replies
I had unprotected oral sex and intercourse with a man of unknown HIV status about three years ago- Since then I have donated blood (about 3 months after the encounter) and had several blood tests, one for mono and two during emergency room visits(At... Read more »

Hiv- Living with Hiv+ Partner for almost 2 years.

Posted by gmac5233, 5 Replies
Are their any other couples that would like to chat and share experiences? I am 34 and Hiv- & my Partner is 33 and Hiv+, we are experiencing a great life together but I have daily concerns about health issues and just day to day stuff.
We would... Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
can you still live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+? for how long??? Read more »