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Fear Of Homeless Hiv

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Bit by a homeless guy (HUMAN BITE, 2010)

I got bit by a homeless guy, really deep, enough to leave a scar and get sticthes, and yes there was alot of bleeding. At six weeks after the incident i had a sudden onset of swollen lymph nodes, and a sore throat which lasted about a week and a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...what you do in this forum is a very noble thing, you help a lot of people. I have a doubt: what is the possibility of getting aids or other STD's from a human bite? The problem is that a friend convinced me, about two months ago, to go to a stip... Read more »

Pregnant & Crying= HIV?

Hi DOc, you are awesome and i wish you all the health & happiness in the world. Thanks for all your... Read more »


Hey Dr Bob,Im 16 and went to my first rave. I was dancing with my friend and we were about to leave... Read more »

Young, Positive and Homeless, and avoid the daily stress of trying to find somewhere safe to sleep. The current New York City policy of restricting HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) housing to people with an AIDS diagnosis greatly affects young people, since they... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Unique HIV/AIDS Complex Serves the Homeless

...phase three of the five-phase Phoenix House apartment complex in Chicago's North Lawndale. Developed by the local nonprofit AIDSCare Inc., the $18 million, 66-unit development houses HIV/AIDS patients who would otherwise be at risk of... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Homelessness & HIV

...assume that a patient can anticipate when she will be offered food or that she can access water. Adherence is complicated by fear of disclosure. Thousands of people utilize homelessshelters, but very few of the homeless men and women I've met... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Internet Use, Social Networking, and HIV/AIDS Risk for Homeless Adolescents

...association between sexual health and Internet use, including social media sites like Facebook and MySpace, among a sample of homeless youths at high risk of contracting HIV. A survey of Internet use among 201 homeless adolescents was... Read more »
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Posted by Dalin, 5 Replies
...himself. His entire life was one, gigantic lie. I left. In a hurry. So here I am, suddenly broke, unemployed, in debt, and now homeless. After spending the holidays with my incredibly homophobic parents in the middle of BFE mormonville... Read more »

Coping with time...

Posted by April89, 2 Replies
...I recently found out that someone I love is HIV+ and his CD4 count is very low. Surely this question or concern has been posted before, but I'm essentially posting for support. Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies on my own. Can anyone out there provide me with some advise so I dont go homeless? I Have read that 60% of people with aids go homeless. What do people on this board do? Read more »

Help for the Worried Warts

Posted by JonCage, 2 Replies
...have false body sensations that this has happened) This list is by no means complete. A common variation on the fear of get-ting AIDS is the fear of contracting it, giving it to someone else, and then having to live with the guilt... Read more »