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Effect Of Hiv On Society

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
HIV Medicine Association

HIV Testing Policy: A Joint Position Paper of the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American College of Physicians

Summary Federal policies regarding the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of AIDS have not kept pace with changes that have transformed the disease from a fatal illness to a chronic disease for patients with ongoing access to HIV care and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Civil Society Groups in Mozambique Pledge to Help Standardize National Strategies Against HIV/AIDS

Civil society organizations working to fight HIV/AIDS in Mozambique on Monday at the close of the first National Civil Society Conference on HIV/AIDS said they are committed to standardizing national strategies against the disease, AIM/ Read more »

The 7th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2013)

Highlights From IAS 2013: 6 HIV-Related Studies With Major Clinical Importance Couldn't make it to Malaysia? Worry not: This roundup from Josep M. Llibre, M.D., and Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D., will help you feel like you were there for the... Read more »
Ask the Experts


Hi Dr. Bob - I found this website while doing my fear-induced research. ha. It outlines the risk factors for HIV transmission for many, many types of sexual activities from Golden Showers, to Fisting, to plain vanilla sex. It's published by a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks! I've posted this reference in this forum previously, but it's been a while. Consequently, I'll happily repost the Web address to help others in their (fear-induced) research!Dr. Bob... Read more »

Aids in the society

How does having aids affect future implications?...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I have no idea what you mean by your question. Plus, unless your question is specifically about HIV or AIDs and mental health please do not resubmit it here.Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »

Psychosocial issues concerning the patient, family, friends, and society

I was looking for information concerning the psychosocial issues of an AIDS sufferer, such as the one in the book, Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir. How do these psychosocial issues affect the victim's family, friends, and society?...
Steven Pieters

Response from Steven Pieters

Metropolitan Community Church of LA
The psychosocial issues described in Paul Monette's "Borrowed Time" are those of an upper middle class gay man with terminal AIDS in the mid-1980's. This is only one small slice of the pie. A great deal of progress has been... Read more »

Follow-up Results: I need the Icon of societies help!

Well I just got my Hiv1/Hiv2 12.5week (87th day) results! NEGATIVE!!!!!!!!!!My doctor felt that I was out of my mind since my PCR and Elisa were negative at 1month/4.5weeks/28-29days. She actually called me personally to tell me that as well as to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Welcome back to the forum.Your repeatedly negative ELISAs out to 87 days plus your negative PCR at 4.5 weeks are indeed WOO-HOOable. Congratulations!Personally, I do not feel you need a six-month follow-up test. However, the CDC guidelines do... Read more »
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AIDS and Japanese society

Posted by Anonymous
I have a close Japanese friend living in Tokyo. He has AIDS and I fear his condition is deteriorating rapidly. When he first told me that he had AIDS he asked me to tell his parents about him and the disease after he was dead - and related to me the... Read more »

OK.......The big question "disclosure"

Posted by cunta_stalwart, 3 Replies
This must be one of the biggest things that effect HIV+ people when trying to live in society, it is the single thing that can cause almost total isolation depending on how you approach it. I am interested in what other people think.

There was a... Read more »

Is Pancreatitis a symptom/effect of HIV Infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is Pancreatitis a symptom/effect of HIV Infection? Read more »

treatment to clamidia effect hiv window

Posted by mistake1, 1 Reply
My question is say the hospital had treated someone for clamidia, which is antiboitics of doxycline and a shot of peniciline would this prolong the hiv window period . thankyou Read more »