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Depression For Kids Living With HIV/AIDS

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
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Will I be able to raise my kids?

Hi Dr. BobIf one were recently infected, what would be the chances of living 12 more years? I am a mother of two and was not infected through consensual sex. My children are only 7 and 8 years old and my heart is breaking. Everytime I look at them I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I can understand why your kids know "something is wrong with their mommy." What they are seeing is not HIV, but rather anxiety and depression! I'm glad you are seeing a counselor. You may need to see a psychiatrist (an MD), as you may Read more »

HIV/AIDS Wellness and Practical Strategies for Managing Mental Health and Depression in the Workplace

I have put together this conference here in South Africa. I want to know what sort of topics will benefit delegates. Workplace programs on this subject are almost non existant here. Many people have shown great interest to attend this, but I don't...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...There are several important topics for a workplace conference like this. It should include topics such as 1)HIV prevention, 2) general education about HIV (how it is and is not transmitted, how does HIV testing work, what is the course of Read more »

talking to child about HIV/AIDS

What are some guidelines and resources for mothers w/ HIV/AIDS to talk to their child about living w/ a parent w/ the disease?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...The National Center for Pediatric and Family HIV Resource Center (http://www.womenchildrenhiv.org) is an excellent resource for families living with HIV and has materials that Read more »

Can you give yourself HIV/AIDS? - by semen contact with a cut or wound of yourself? (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS)

hiya docI was wondering about this cause a couple days ago I was masturbating myself after sometime, but was not warned that I got a cut on a side of my thumb that was nearly opened (not bleeding ye but interior cut and transparent fluid was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...folks that your abstinence-only sex education program sucks (and not in a good way).Dr. BobIs it possible (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS?)Jan 3, 2007 I was curious about something, and that's is it possible in any capacity for a man to give hiv... Read more »
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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 »
The Body

Former Pop Star Sherri Lewis Talks About Living With HIV - HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Women

...safer sex? We knew, but it was ... you know, condoms were odd. My husband was seven years older than me. He really was a child of the '60s and free. I mean, he didn't even wear underpants, let alone have condoms. Everybody was so free. We're... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010 Follow-Up Coverage: Global HIV/AIDS Funding; HIV/AIDS Studies, Releases

..."concerns about [the] costs" of global HIV treatment programs "dominated the talk" of the conference. The newspaper notes that some HIV/AIDS advocates used the conference as an opportunity to voice their criticisms of the Obama administration,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chicago Tribune Examines "Unexpected Challenges" of Raising HIV-Positive Teens

...surviving into adolescence and adulthood. Before the introduction of antiretroviral drugs, between one-fourth and one-third of children who contracted HIV through mother-to-child transmission died by age two, and one-half lived to at least age... Read more »
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26 years AIDS survior

Posted by AaronK, 3 Replies
...and i was in a place where everyone was adults and not adolencent kids. I recently told my friend in middle school that i was HIV positive and told him like this "F YOU if you think i'm gay and it was a total accident at birth." He then started... Read more »

I've had EVERY symptom related to HIV so depressed

Posted by Anonymous, 21 Replies
...the past year and I'm hoping to God that it's something else because i'm scared to death to get tested to find out that I'm HIV positive. I've had white tongue, swollen lymph nodes in my throat, diarrhea, abnormal abdominal problems, night... Read more »

just found out hiv +

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...25 yr old black female just found out hiv + scared confused sad betrayed lonely afraid can someone cheer me up i need more info on this can anyone offer any advice? Read more »

Please answer this survey if you have AIDS/HIV...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Dear AIDS/HIV Victim, We are writing a play about a mother and son fighting HIV/AIDS in a play entitled, "The Cure" taking a more spiritual Read more »