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Family Concerns With Hiv

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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 »

I've already lost family members to AIDS ,will donate $300

I am really scared.I am a young black male. STD free hopefully still. I recieved unprotected oral... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sri Lankan Health Official Says Strong Family Bonds, Family Values Responsible for Low Prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Country

...Supportive family values and strong family bonds, in addition to the practice of monogamy, have contributed to the low prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Sri Lanka, Health Care and Nutrition Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva said recently at the second... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Survey About HIV/AIDS in U.S.

... " 2009 Survey of Americans on HIV/AIDS ," Kaiser Family Foundation : The new survey found that in the U.S., the sense of urgency about HIV/AIDS as a national health issue has decreased Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Activists Call for More Family Planning in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

... The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief has helped avert 150,000 infant HIV infections, thanks to antiretroviral (ARV) treatment. But despite PEPFAR's significant progress, just one in 10 HIV-positive Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...researchers conducted in-person interviews with 33 HIV-positive parents, 27 children ages nine to 17, 19 adult children and 15 family members or friends who cared for the children and/or parents. Interview transcripts were analyzed for... Read more »
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hiv/aids and impact on family

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply, (almost finished), with a degree in clinical psychology. I have a project due in oe of my classes about the impact of HIV on the family. i would be interested in interviewing people on this subject. i have my own story and how my... 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. Over the years, my brother's wife somehow overhead conversations between myself and my... Read more »

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

Posted by Anonymous
...I am 42 year old single mother living on Miami Beach. I have been hiding my HIV status for 4 1/2 years now (my own daughter doesn't even know). I left New York because the word got out and I am very careful Read more »

My Son has AIDS....I need help with family members

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...him, and he likes talking about old times, and I am crying as I say this because besided God, there is no one, not even in our family..his sibling, etc..whoo understand this bond. My children grew up very close and are all in denial. When I... Read more »