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Do People Get HIV From Wrestling

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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? What Other Health Problems Are Common? Mental Problems The Bottom Line How Many Older
Ask the Experts

Competitive in Sports with HIV ??

Do you think it's possible to still stay at the top for a few more years in aphysically hard sport after getting HIV. Or will you normally loose to muchmuscles and weight, and the feeling of having high energy ?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...transmission of HIV is highlyunlikely in a sporting event. For more information on HIV transmission andsports, see the post, "HIV, Wrestling, and other Sports" If you have any further questions, please feel free to e-mail me... Read more »

HIV, Wrestling, and other Sports

While I am at this site I would like to pose this question to anyprofessional out there who would like to reply. Wrestling is a sport that Ienjoy very much. Is it safe to wrestle with a person who is HIV positive. Am I placing my life in jeopardy...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...been instituted in Nevada and otherprofessional boxing states. If a boxer were to bleed, the other boxer, thereferee, and the persons in the front row of the ring would be at risk ofinfection. So although HIV has never been transmitted through... Read more »

Disclosing HIV+ Status

Dear Dr. Remien, This is not a question; I rather wanted to share something, which I believe, is of considerable concern for many women, who are infected with HIV. The problem is when and how to disclose our HIV+ status in a new relationship. (I am...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
...matter with intimate sexual partners, the matter of when and how is what most people struggle with. After all it is a very personal and intimate piece of information to share and it does take two to have the conversation. So the context for the... Read more »

Coping with still being alive!

The psychological issues related to being alive long past expectations from afew years ago are immense. Could you relate some of the major issues you'veencountered in your counseling experience that have emerged in the 1970s thatweren't issues, say,...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
...enormous debt expecting to die soon and now they can not afford theirdebt loads. Thousands of people with HIV and AIDS are also wrestling withquestions about whether or not to return to work since their health hasimproved so much. Issues about... Read more »
Articles
Black AIDS Institute

The Black AIDS Institute Applauds Congress' Passage of Historic Health Care Reform Bill

...Civil Rights Act of the 21st Century -- because I do believe that this is the one fundamental right that this country has been wrestling with now for almost a hundred years. I think tonight we took a giant step toward the establishment of a more... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...diseases including heart disease and Alzheimer's. What Is IRIS? IRIS is a serious condition that can occur shortly after a person starts HIV therapy for the first time. It can also occur in people who restart their meds after a time being... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...included a small child as the one who has AIDS. These children continued to play with siblings in the manner that children play: wrestling, fighting, spitting, sharing food and clothes, and many other activities. No other member of any of the... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Tips and Tricks for Coping With HIV/AIDS

...Three HIV-Positive People Share Their Wisdom. Being diagnosed with HIV can be one of the most traumatic experiences in a person's life. Whether you're 15 or 55, the emotions that come with an HIV diagnosis can be overwhelming -- as can be the... Read more »
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Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
...my risks 1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the same girl 3. touched blood of 2 different people at different times and had no cuts on my hand 4. Wrestled and afraid I got someone's blood in a cut on my back... Read more »

He/she is HIV+.......to love or not to love.

Posted by mandaree23, 10 Replies
...speak about but rarely offer. So here goes! I am SO tired of people sending in posts asking what they should do about the person they are in love with due to the fact that they are HIV+. I want to say that anyone who has tested positive for... Read more »

blood-to-blood exposure?

Posted by paranoid_android, 2 Replies
...Please help me, A friend of mine volunteers and looks after AIDS orphans. She also French (deep) kisses lots of people on a frequent basis. She also chews her fingers until the point where they bleed slightly. Yesterday she playfully wrestled me Read more »

Beginnings of Relationship, with Pos/Neg scenario

Posted by zehava71, 3 Replies
...Hi all....this is my first post as I'm wrestling with a possible new relationship with a negative man.....I am positive and have disclosed my status to him a few weeks back.....we Read more »