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my lover has been told that he may have HIV , and I don't know what to do

my lover has been told by his dentist that he may have HIV, I would like to talk to him about this , but I don't know what to say. Can you help , and tell me what should i do to help him .
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...First, he needs to get tested to see if he really does have HIV infection. Although the dentist may have seen something that made him suspect HIV, there is no way to tell without getting an Read more »

hiv+, don't know about hcv yet

I was recently dx hiv+, hep a & b negative, but no mention of hcv. On a recent cbc myAST was 151... Read more »

hiv + and don't know how

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Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Unsafe: A Third of United Kingdom's Youngsters Don't Know HIV Can Be Passed Through Unprotected Sex

...An increasing number of students in the United Kingdom are unaware that HIV can be transmitted through unprotected sex and by sharing drug needles, according to recent figures from a survey of 140,000 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

400,000 Thais Have HIV but Don't Know It

...Kiratika Pangsad of the Family Network Foundation. "We found that most parents lack understanding about the HIV infection and don't know how to tell their kids about safe sex," she said. "We want to encourage them to open their minds and learn... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Don't You Both Need to Know About HIV?

... Tomorrow, National HIV Testing Day, Philadelphia couples are encouraged to take part in a new campaign, "Get Tested Together," which kicks off at 11 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jamaica: Most HIV/AIDS Carriers Don't Know They Are Infected

... Highlighting the need for increased voluntary HIV testing, the Ministry of Health (MOH) says two-thirds of the estimated 27,000 Jamaicans living with HIV/AIDS are unaware they Read more »
Connect With Others

I don't know if I'm HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... I don't know if I'm hiv+ or not. I personally think it is because I have so many symptoms like swollen nodes in my neck, always tired, Read more »

WHAT GOOD ARE HIV TEST IF THEY DON'T WORK!!

Posted by help290, 1 Reply
...now the ID doctor wants me to wait a month for another western blot. I have had no exposures in past three years and I have donated blood. The day after the western blot I had another antibody test at the local free clinic that was also negative.... Read more »

Your partner has HIV+ & you don't? Talk to me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...My husband and I have been married for 8 years, we have a 7 year old daughter. My husband was diagnosed in July with HIV and PCP. He has since been diagnosed with AIDS. I've tested negative twice since. We're working through it but it's hard. I'm Read more »

I am HIV positive but don't have AIDS.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am a HIV positive. But I don't have AIDS. I began to take one Chinese medicine and Agaricus mushroom in Brazil after I knew my HIV positive. After about Read more »