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Dental Services For People Living With Hiv

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Ticking biological clock...

I am not sure if there is a forum for this but are there any resources available for HIV positive people to pursue gestational carriers or surrogacy as a means of having a family? I am currently in contact with a lab that washes and stores sperm,...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Hospital:http://www.massgeneral.org/dental/services/treatmentprograms.aspx?id=1334Several places in the United States also do sperm washing to clean your sperm out of any possible HIV. It is also important to know that if your viral load has been... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Saliva is not considered to be an HIV transmission risk unless it contains visible blood. See below.Dr. BobDr. Bob, very worried. Saliva came in touch with open wound,Nov Read more »

HIV & caries

Hello Dr. Reznik:Not really a question, but a thanks for your October 1999 reply to a question about HIV & cavities. I've long heard conflicting reports about accelerated tooth decay & HIV; some practitioners believe they've seen it and others...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...Dear Phillip:It greatly upsets me to hear that you have had to forgo routine dental care and have been losing teeth rapidly. The Ryan White CARE Act, which covers care and services for people living HIV/AIDS as the Read more »

dental treatment

Have been HIV+ for 16 years and unwell. Is the local anaesthetic, given by injection, or anything else used by dentists likely to cause a reaction??Also, I use a dental rinse containing chlorhexidine Gluconate 2mg/ml., Ethanol 115mg/ml.I use it...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...The local anesthetics used in dental treatment today are perfectly safe to use in people living with HIV/AIDS. As a matter of fact, in the vast majority of cases, with the Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Grant to Fund Dental Care for People With HIV/AIDS

...and Human Services grant, people with HIV/AIDS in a 23-county area of Northeast Texas will now be able to receive specialized dental care closer to home. Awarded by the division's Health Resources and Services Administration, the grant will go to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Housing Works Plans New Resource Center for AIDS/HIV Positive Women

...its new Brooklyn center, "By and For Women," which will offer by spring of next year day treatment services, primary care, and dental services for women with HIV/AIDS. The creation of the center, located at 57 Willoughby St., reflects the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dentist Comes Out of Retirement to Treat HIV-Positive Patients

...Chattanooga facility, scheduled to open in November. Scott said that, though no dentists have agreed to work at the new Chattanooga CARES dental clinic, he thinks that will change. Green said he will give a presentation in October to the local... Read more »
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How Do I Start?

... Did You Just Learn That You're HIV-Positive? Learn More About HIV Keep Track of Your Immune System Decide How You Want to Deal With HIV Using Drugs to Read more »
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long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
...situation. I m not an "alternative freak" so dont get me wrong here. and im not saying to others what to do in their life with hiv. But am l alone in this situation?? I am reluctant to hear the same thing over and over again but still l want to... Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...you. Kind Regards Jackie Dear Friends, HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS' Please fill in the online survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=316232097583 Or complete the... Read more »

threatened with hiv

Posted by regretidiotz, 2 Replies
...i was at a cafe haing a cup of morning coffe today. a man approached me to ask for some money for dental treatment. i refused and he actually took out a syringe and claimed that he has aids and will inject me with it if i don't give him money. Read more »

Should You Get HIV Care Only If You "Deserve" It?

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
...doctors at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums. It raises some interesting -- and disturbing -- questions about the persistence of HIV and stigma in the United States. What's your opinion? Q: Do all HIVers deserve care? Dec 9, 2007 Going... Read more »