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Four Ways To Get Hiv

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AIDS 2012: Four Ways to Find a Cure

Click image to enlarge. While ARVs extend life expectancy by 30 years or more, why is this not the same as for HIV negative people, and will there be a cure? The recent increased focus on these questions, especially in relation to a cure,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Population Council to Distribute Comic Books Aimed at Increasing HIV/AIDS Awareness in Four Indian Cities

The Population Council recently announced that it will distribute 250,000 comic books that aim to dispel "chauvinistic" notions about sex and spread HIV/AIDS awareness in four Indian cities, Reuters India reports. According to United Nations... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Four People With HIV Talk About Their Tats and All That

Robert MacLeod, 36 Halifax HIV+: 8 years Job: Medical lab technologist How many tattoos do you have? Hundreds. Why so many? This is a question I get asked a lot. Tattoos are my passion, my hobby, my obsession. I got each one for a... Read more »
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returning to work/can't get insuredI have been living with HIV for 10 years. Over the past four years I have seen my general health improve to the point where I want to return to work. Further, my good health and progressively better lab results have put

I have been living with HIV for 10 years. Over the past four years I have seen my health improve to the point where I want to return to work.I have an excellent job offer in Atlanta Georgia that offers a good salary, a way back into the workforce,...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Does your income put you above the Georgia ceiling for ADAP? If so, I regret that I don't have new ideas for you, except the suggestion that you contact the best benefits manager I know to ask about options. He is Jacques Chambers, and you can... Read more »

Please Dr. Bob, I need your advice! I wrote four times.

Sir ,i honestly require your advice. I am a student living in India. This incident changed my life .I am not able to concentrate on my studies . If you can help me to judge right , may be i can come out of this darkness. Now i am studying , so not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Actually you've written far more than "four times." In fact you posted the identical question 35 times in a row just today!!!! Impressive, but I assure you doing so does NOT increase your chances of getting a response. In fact,... Read more »

hi . ms shannon, i did a test hiv1 hiv 2 four weeks after incident.

Hello Ms. SouthallI did oral sex to a girl who i dont know her hiv status and i had an herpex simple in my lipsi also did penetration but with condom so, thats ok i think.i went to the laboratory and did test hiv1 and hiv2it was negative... i did...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi,You are on the right course for testing. Rapid HIV tests, whether oral swab or blood are very accurate at 28 days, and conclusive at 90 days. Having a sore on your mouth does create an opening for the possibility of HIV transmission, but only if... Read more »

IF YOU CAN TRANS HIV MITIR THIS WAY?

I HAVE RED SPOTS ON ONE HAND AND ASE AND ABOUT TWO MONTHS ASE LOSTENGO AND MADE ME ABOUT FOUR MONTHS ORAL SEX WITHOUT PROTECTION AND THEN TRY TO HAVE AND CHAVA PENETRATION WITH ME BUT WHEN I PUT CONDON TO PIERCE OR ALREADY IN MY PENIS slept SBI AS...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiI'm having a little difficulty understanding your question. What you are asking I believe is about HIV transmission. Oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission and the use of condoms provide very effective prevention of HIV... Read more »
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Four week anniversary...

Posted by Blixer, 5 Replies
Four weeks ago today I got the news that I was HIV positive. Right now that seems almost like forever ago. I logged onto these boards that night when I was having a bit of a panic attack and have found some of the sweetest people on earth. Thanks... Read more »

Just tested positive four days ago.

Posted by PageofCups, 1 Reply


Hi. On June 21st, the summer solstice, Saint Lazarus's feast day (who I just found out that night that some view as the patron saint of HIV/AIDS patients and caregivers), I tested positive for HIV. My partner of five years (as of June 1) has... Read more »

Four weeks left to go

Posted by Sprite1, 3 Replies
No screaming anguish this time, I promise. Sorry.

It's now four weeks to go for the 'make or break' test. Weighing up all the odds statistically, I'll be fine... looking at my symptoms, and, heart-breakingly, those of my partner, I'm not remotely... Read more »

How conclusive is an Hiv test at four weeks?

Posted by worriedsick, 2 Replies
Should it be taken with a grain of salt? Or is it a good step in the right direction? Does anyone know the level of conclusiveness after 30 days for an HIV test? Read more »