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Do People With Hiv Find Love

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AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...states, you can be found guilty of a felony for not telling a sexual partner you are HIV-positive before having intimate contact. Telling others may be bad because: Others may find it hard to accept your health status. Some people might discriminate against you because of your HIV. You may be rejected in social or dating situations. You don't have to tell everybody. Take your time to decide who to tell and how you will approach...
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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
...this one last question even though you've already answered me. Okay so the bottle... it was on the back of the toilet so the person who used it probably was taking a crap... so if a minimal amount of feces was on it and if the person using it had... Read more »

hiv and lipo suction

can people with hiv get lipo suction on their love handles? this seems to be a real problem i've gained alot of weight since I have been on hiv medicine. I'm having a hard time losing weight. Please help!!!
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Yes some HIV+ patients with an increase in subcutaneous abdominal fat have had successful liposuction. Often the fat is intraabdominal which Read more »

burn out at old hiv-pioneers (OLDER PEOPLE AND HIV/AIDS)

Hi Dr. Bob.Mikel again from Germanys online-support hotline :-)on world aids day i will be interviewed by a radiochannel to the subject of "getting old with hiv"gee, I am just 48 and within the hiv-community i am rated as "older" :-))- well never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...late 40s and am very sensetive to the nearing turn, its effect on me, my hiv, and longevity. Do we really know that much about people with hiv over 40? It seems that more people like me are getting infected and we really have no idea of the... Read more »

weight gain

i have a serious problem. i was taking kaletra and trisvir. then my doctor suggested i quit smoking. he prescribed wellbutrin. I got very sick. so i stopped all medication. i was gaining weight but now the weight gain is unstoppable. i am...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
To be clear, you are gaining weight off therapy and off cigarettes. It is common to gain weight after stopping smoking. This is usually due to increased intake...instead of occupuying you mouth with a cigarette you occupy it with food. The escape... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African Site Helps People With HIV Find Love

...explains that the site seeks to "eliminate the stress and emotional difficulty of disclosing your status to your partner." If two people meet on the site, said Sassman, "you're both in the same health boat, and you can just go on with the date... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About HIV/AIDS & Life Expectancy

...Diagnosis Does the fact that I have an AIDS diagnosis greatly reduce the normal life expectancy that is being quoted for people with HIV? I am in love with someone who's had an AIDS diagnosis but who now has a CD4 count of 400. I'm scared... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...spread through these body fluids: Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) Urine Feces The most common ways HIV is passed from one person to another are: Unprotected/unsafe sex (no condoms) Re-using and sharing needles (for drug use, piercing, and... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...Allow yourself to feel what is inside you. It is OK to cry if you feel like it. Anger, fear, and sadness are emotions that most people with serious illnesses experience. You are facing the possibility of getting sick or dying. You may be scared... Read more »
Connect With Others

want to be loved like a person with out HIV

Posted by dont4getme, 5 Replies
...I have been HIV since 2004 and for the first time since I had to tell someone I was positive..I got turned down...the worst part is ..he could Read more »

Need Help with Childs questions

Posted by kat01, 2 Replies
I have to talk to my niece about her recent diagnoses. She is 12 yrs old.He mother cannot talk to her about it because she is dealing with her own recent diagnoses and is several states away recouperating from an additonal illness..I need help in... 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 »

and now what?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...my lover found he was infected with hiv a month ago. i tested negative. i love him. i love him. i love him. i love him. Read more »