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Doctors Opinions About Hiv Infection

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doctors opinions about HIV and breastfeeding

Are most doctors for or against an HIV positive mother breastfeeding her baby?...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
In the United States doctors advise HIV infected women not to breastfeed their baby because clean water and formula is readily affordable and available. In developing countries this is not the case where infant death rates are high if a mother does... Read more »

HIV WORRIED..... DOCTOR PLEASE GIVE ME AN OPINION!

Ok, First Of All, I am a 15 year old hispanic, back On JANUARY 15 2011, i got a homemade tattoo and... Read more »

Regular blood test/doctors opinion

I recently got sick with a sore throat.. the doctor did a blood test on me.. and said that I had a... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lancet Publishes Opinion Pieces Responding to Studies Finding That Male Circumcision Reduces Men's HIV Infection Risk

The Lancet in its May 12 issue published several opinion pieces responding to studies conducted in Kenya and Uganda and published in the Feb. 23 issue of the journal that found routine male circumcision could reduce a man's risk of HIV infection... Read more »
Positively Aware

Antiretroviral Therapy in 2014: How Does a Doctor Choose?

While development of drugs for HIV infection has definitely slowed over the last several years, treatment options continue to expand and improve, making antiretroviral therapy (ART) easier, better tolerated, and more convenient. In this article,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Opinion Columns Urge HIV Testing

"To have the greatest impact on HIV infection, let persons who are frequently exposed to HIV have an easy way to protect others, by finding out quickly that they are infected," from rapid self-administered HIV tests, Mary Jane Rotheram, Arleen... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Domestic Strategy for Combating HIV/AIDS in U.S. Should Mirror PEPFAR, Opinion Piece Says

President Bush's "efforts to reduce HIV infection and mortality rates through the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief have made the first real dent in Africa's HIV/AIDS plight," and the program's success "should illustrate for the next... Read more »
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HIV and varying opinions/countries

Posted by Cris, 2 Replies
I know 3 months will be the long awaited milestone, and maybe not, maybe I'll to wait 6 months. But what is really troubling me is how different opinions can be on testing.
If i talk to HIV help people here in Paris, they tell me that an ELISA test... Read more »

PLEASE HELP!!! Your opinion: Am I infected?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I am a white, 21 year old heterosexual male from rural Pennsylvania. Currently I have never had any high risk behaviors. Never had homosexual contact, multiple partners, one night stands, IV drug use, etc. I have had sex with 3 girls in my... Read more »

I need an expert opinion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I am a woman and just went for a physical. My doctor alarmingly called me saying my potassium level was abnormally high. Is that a sign of HIV infection?
Thank you in advance Read more »

Need an Opinion/Fact

Posted by Mcity1, 1 Reply
I had recently Posted and never got an experts opinion on the abstract, Ive done all Tests possible to no avail and i do not even have stress over HIV, I fear diabetes and cancer more, but i needed to hear what the experts think about having... Read more »