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Family Members Dealing With HIV/AIDS

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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 sex from a Filipino crossdresser from Secausus NJ that i met on craigslist.(stupid i know).he is a smoker but i didnt see any blood. I also had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...was used properly and did not fail (break). Unprotected insertive oral sex carries only a very negligible risk for acquiring HIV. Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. Your particular symptoms are not... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Time Examines Discrimination Against HIV-Positive Children in Vietnam

...out of the country's public schools even though, by law, children cannot be barred from school because they or any of their family members have HIV/AIDS. "Discrimination against people living [with] HIV/AIDS is nothing new," the magazine writes.... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Stigma Clings Stubbornly to Women Living With HIV/AIDS

...it. Of those who know someone with HIV or AIDS, Blacks (34 percent) and Hispanics (32 percent) are much more likely to have a family member with HIV/AIDS than Caucasians (13 percent). Insights were also gained into public attitudes about HIV... Read more »
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medical treatment, insurance, etc

Posted by NicoleRose
...how many responses I receive..for instance, I will say "I surveyed X amount of people, some of which have HIV/AIDs or have a family member with HIV/AIDs, or other conditions, and a majority felt that...this or that..." Something along those... Read more »

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 »

Full Blown Black Woman. Lookin for friends.

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...Just 4 months ago I found out I have gone to full blown status after being HIV positive for an estimate of 13 years. Considering I am only in my early 30's. So I have lost out on so much in life yet I have Read more »

Curious about HIV/Aids.....

Posted by Panther, 2 Replies
...My uncle is dying of HIV/AIDS, its hard for him to take his medication because he has skitsophrenia and hes paranoid.....last time we heard about him, Read more »