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Families With Hiv

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Ask the Experts

precautions need relatives living in same family from hiv person

My friend and his two wives are HIV+.THeir five children are HIV-.His other family members live with them.He eats/drinks with other family members,friends in same utensils/glasses.what care ,Precautions necessory for family members and friends...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...HIV is only spread through sexual contact, blood transfusion, or through sharing a needle with an HIV positive person. It is not Read more »

Telling my family that I have HIV

I am a 20 year old male. I have known of my HIV status (+) for 10 months. I have come to terms... Read more »

my husband has hiv can we still start a family?

My husband has hiv is it still possible for us to start a family without there being a risk of me... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The Role of Families in HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care and Support

...are frequently the last bastion of support for individuals in especially marginalized groups. Attention to families extends AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support, from the individual, to social groups as it should always have been. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fears About HIV Transmission in Families With an HIV-Infected Parent: A Qualitative Analysis

... Advances in antiretroviral treatment to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission have made it possible for more HIV-positive parents to have children. But few studies have examined transmission Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bulgaria Rejects Libya's Proposal to Negotiate Settlement Between Families of HIV-Positive Children, Nurses Convicted of Infecting Them

...been accused of deliberately infecting more than 400 children with HIV through contaminated blood products ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 5/6). The health care workers also were ordered to pay a total of $1 million to the families of the... Read more »
Body Positive

Women, Families, and HIV/AIDS: A Sociological Perspective on the Epidemic in America *

...to HIV risk behavior. I cover policy issues and stress the need for a national policy to ease the burdens faced by women and families with HIV disease. The epidemic has been with us now for 20 years in this country. Such a national policy is thus... Read more »
Connect With Others

hiv/aids and impact on family

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My name is Susy. My Dad died from AIDS 9 yrs ago. i am currently in graduate school, (almost finished), with a degree in clinical psychology. I have a project due Read more »

Wife mad cuz my family hid my father's hiv +

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My dad was diagnosed with hiv four years ago, and died about a month ago from aids related complications at 62. My family decided to keep it a family secret. Read more »

How do I tell my family I'm HIV Positive?

Posted by Anonymous
...and I am very careful with my all of my partners but I am tired of living with this secret. What is the best way to tell my family? My mother, ex-husband and daughter will just die over this. Please give me some advice. Read more »

FAMILY LIVING WITH HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...PROUD OF HER,SHE DIDN'T WANT ANYONE TO KNOW AT FIRST, BUT THEY HER DOCTOR ASKED TO TO SPEAK TO THE INTERNS ABOUT LIVING WITH HIV AT THE MILTON HERSHEY MEDICAL CENTER AND SHE WAS WONDERFUL, YOU WOULD HAVE THOUGHT SHE HAD BEEN SPEAKING IN FROT OF... Read more »