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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

... Table of Contents The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself HIV is a tough subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discuss with their children. However it is important that all families have this discussion. Statistics from the
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are very sexually active. Before him I was also sexually active and I have had several test done and been neg. I have had 2 children by my husband and was tested then and was neg. My question is we have anal sex and vaginal intercourse. I was... Read more »

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
...person with AIDS has had sex with should talk to their doctor to see if anyone needs to take medicine to prevent hepatitis. All children should get hepatitis B vaccine whether or not they are around a person with AIDS. If the person with AIDS has... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are very sexually active. Before him I was also sexually active and I have had several test done and been neg. I have had 2 children by my husband and was tested then and was neg. My question is we have anal sex and vaginal intercourse. I was... Read more »

HIV - AIDS Transmission

Hi, my mom is infected by HIV, i help her appllying pain releif ointment on her back bone, i see the blood scratches on her body.. is there any chance that it is transmitted to me. Please help i am in big delima.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...person with AIDS has had sex with should talk to their doctor to see if anyone needs to take medicine to prevent hepatitis. All children should get hepatitis B vaccine whether or not they are around a person with AIDS.If the person with AIDS has... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya: Shocking Revelations on HIV/AIDS and Deaf Children

...Deaf children in Kenya are lacking access to information regarding HIV/AIDS. The Kenya Society for Deaf Children (KSDC) says there are no trained Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

HIV/AIDS in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

...substance abuse among the deaf and hard of hearing may be associated with the host of problems described above. Additionally, children with disabilities, including those who are deaf or hard of hearing, are at much higher risk for sexual abuse... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Survival of Children With HIV in the United States Has Improved Dramatically Since 1990s, New Analysis Shows

... The death rates of children with HIV have decreased ninefold since doctors started prescribing cocktails of antiretroviral drugs in the mid-1990s, concludes Read more »
The Well Project

Tuberculosis

...and HIV People with weakened immune systems are more likely to develop active TB disease. This includes HIV-positive people, children, elderly people, and people who take drugs that suppress their immune system. Research shows that people with... Read more »
Connect With Others

Survey: HIV- women desiring children with HIV+ man

Posted by Poppy
...BAPAC, Bay Area Perinatel AIDS Center is conducting an online survey for HIV- women, desiring to have children with an HIV+ male partner. The goal of this survey is to collect data which will be useful in educating couples, physicians, Read more »

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 »

Requesting a family member to get tested.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...family member to get tested, and if there are any other risks or variables that we need to watch out for, especially with two children that love this relative (i.e. jumping all over him, playing with him, kissing, hugging, etc.). For peace of... Read more »

Why is it some choose dispair over Hope?

Posted by Survivor, 11 Replies
...some disastrous posts of late. I am trying to understand why people cannot find a happy ground. "Their happy place". Given HIV/AIDS is not happy. But what choices we make, what actions we take can affect our outcome, our outlook and eventual... Read more »