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Families With An Hiv Positive Family Member

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since this fom existes u r almost a family member to me. Can you just reply to me? (ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF RECURRENT IRRATIONAL HIV FEARS, 2010)

Dear Dr Bob,As promised I made my donation with ref nr.XXXXXXXXXX. Not much I know but i will donate again when I am available.I am very thankful that you replied my e-mail and gave the reassurance.I went to the pre-IVF testing with what you said in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...without consultation with of your HIV physician, OK? His support is crucial.Good luck.Dr. Bobsince this fom existes u r almost a family member to me. Can you just reply to me? (ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF RECURRENT IRRATIONAL HIV FEARS, 2010)Jul 18,... Read more »

Just Learned that Family Member is HIV positive

Just today I learned that my favorite Uncle is HIV positive. I am 15 years old and my mother... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Jamaica Program Aims to Help Older Family Members Provide Care for HIV-Positive Children

...According to the Gleaner , "the burden of care" for many children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS has fallen on older female family members -- such as aunts, grandmothers and great-grandmothers -- in part because HIV-positive mothers are... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN Examines Resistance to Have Children Tested for HIV Among Family Members in Burkina Faso

... IRIN examines how the refusal by families to test their children for HIV/AIDS in Burkina Faso masks the epidemic and keeps life-saving drugs out of the hands of at-risk children. The article includes Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Building on Hope: Samaritan House to Add Housing for Families of People With AIDS

... The Samaritan House, a nonprofit that provides housing and rent assistance to people living with HIV/AIDS, will break ground next month on three apartment buildings for homeless families coping with the disease. "This is housing Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

Pediatric HIV/AIDS in the United States

...for children will be compromised. Services that respond to the myriad problems commonly seen in families with an HIV-positive family member -- including comorbidity, poverty, lack of transportation, and poor housing -- are essential. All Ryan... Read more »
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My Son has AIDS....I need help with family members

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Greetings! My 32 year old middle son has AIDS. He was diagnosed with HIV in 1998. My mother died that year and when he came to the funeral after having lived in New Orleans for quite sometime, I could Read more »

Should I tell family members????

Posted by MetroMN, 2 Replies
...I was diagnosed in August 2008 and have debated on telling my family members I am HIV+. Does anyone recommend telling immediate family or not telling them? My wife is the only one that knows. Read more »

I married a HIV positive man

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I married an hiv + man he is the father of my 2 year old, I found out when I was 4 months pregnant that he was + for 10 years, I blacked everything Read more »

family members afraid

Posted by koko, 6 Replies
...only 4) may be HIV pos. They are both visiting from out of town and I've noticed a lot of ignorance when it comes to 2 of my family members and how it's spread. Please someone, anyone help me with what I can tell these family members. I really... Read more »