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Family Support For Hiv

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Family support for one that is infected with HIV

My younger sister may be infected with the HIV virus. I have been doing research on the virus so that I am able to be there for her adn help her through this. My question for you is how infact I should deal with the results. I will be going with...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The best support you can give is to be by her side and reassure her that she is not alone in this. Educating yourself about HIV is also very helpful, because you can be more informed and objective in understanding what is happening during the... Read more »

HIV

I have a brother who was diagnosed with HIV years ago. Recently his is constantly sick, in and out... Read more »

HAART SIDE EFFECTS

please refer my question of 4th march ,as u said its puzzling why my cd4 counts have decreased from... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...Surgeons Investigator, Global Community Core MSM and Legal Barriers to Family-Based Care Maurice Tomlinson (Jamaica) Actist, HIV/AIDS and LGBTI, Jamaica Attorney and Law Lecturer Reflection on the Implications of Family Centred Approaches... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...that an underlying issue, such as depression or anxiety, causes or adds to your substance use, ask your health care provider or AIDS service agency for a referral to a mental health provider. Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Studies... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates in Mexico Call for Increased Efforts to Combat HIV/AIDS

...to Bertozzi, it is "extremely difficult" for HIV-positive people to adhere to their drug regimens without strong clinical and family support. Additionally, HIV/AIDS experts and advocates have expressed concern that opportunistic infections, such... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...Services Montreal (Women) Montreal, Quebec 514-495-0990 direction@casm-mtl.org netrover.com/~casm Ontario Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Strategy Toronto, Ontario 416-944-9481 1-800-743-8851 info@oahas.org www.oahas.org The Teresa... Read more »
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Family support

Posted by NeedReasurance, 4 Replies
...sis...she promised to keep it to herself...Well then she told her daughter...she went to school and told her friends her aunt has Aids...I don't just pos...then my other sis found out .....she goes to the bars and told people I had aids...and now... Read more »

Family support question

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A very close family member was recently diagnosed with HIV. Do you all have any suggestions on how I can best emotionally support him in this adjustment period? I am welcome to any suggestions Read more »

Good Message

Posted by IAMINLOVEWITHME, 1 Reply
...I have hiv, I also have support of Family and others If you are sad or lonely or scared about it, you can talk to me. I am a single female, Read more »

up date on my hiv education class

Posted by Brandy, 2 Replies
first I want to thank everyone who gave me in put on my essay I wrote to get into the class.................. GUESS WHAT???????????? Im now ceritfied to educate in schools and recovery centers here in oklahoma........ is that cool or what???? I just... Read more »