Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Do I Need To Tell Roommates About My Hiv

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

risk with HIV + roommate will make donation. do I need PEP?

Hello Doc, I need your help. I know you always tell people to look for answers from previous post, but this time I need to see the response from you to ease my mind. I will make a donation.Here is my storyI have a HIV + roommate. The other day he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There was no visible blood on the razor blade. The chance you acquired HIV from this type of exposure is so remote it's essentially nonexistent. PEP is certainly not warranted. At most I recommend a single HIV test at the three-month mark... Read more »

HIV+ ROOMMATE/ WORRIED ABOUT OWN HEALTH

I am a 22-year old white female, I recently moved out of an apt I was sharing with an HIV+... Read more »

Gay roommates have HIV

My wife and I just found out that our two gay roomates are hiv+. It really freaked us out because I... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Injection Serosorting Occurring Among HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users? Comparison by Injection Partner's HIV Status

"Research needs to build evidence for the roles that HIV status of injection partners may or may not play in injection risk behaviors of injection drug users (IDUs)," the authors wrote in introducing the current study. Using baseline data from a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Housing and HIV Go Hand in Hand

Philadelphia is beginning a needs assessment to better chart the intersection of HIV and housing issues for 2012-17. More than 140,000 HIV-affected U.S. households struggle with unstable housing, according to the National AIDS Housing Coalition.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

To Stop HIV Spread,Bridge the Divide Between "Privileged" and "Forsaken"

"With less than half the people who need treatment having access and with each day more people becoming infected with HIV than are started on treatment, we are mortgaging our future. But we are also exposing a fundamental social injustice -- between... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: Step 4 - Finding Quality Health Care

Even if you don't yet need treatment, it's essential that you find a medical professional who is experienced in treating HIV-positive women. Regular checkups with an HIV health care provider are extremely important, even when you don't feel sick. ... Read more »
Connect With Others

Room-mates?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I left a message on the board looking for new friends yesterday, but I forgot to mention one very important thing that I was seeking. I live alone in a one bedroom apartment and am presently out of work. The rent is barely covered by my... Read more »

Roommates

Posted by Trav, 3 Replies
This is for anyone who has a roommate. Did you tell your roommate your status or not? when responding please provide your reason if did or did not disclose your status. Read more »

roommate services

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
are there any hiv+ roommates services available in the new york city area? I am looking for a roommate situation and would like to find someone who is positive as well.

Read more »

Help need for my HIV+ bf from HIV+ girl !!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi everybody.
My boyfriend is HIV+ and has a wish !
Please could a HIV+ girl help us ????
Nothing sexual or similar. Please !
Thanks very much indeed.
Jeff

Read more »