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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...psychiatrist for help. Depression is common -- and it's treatable . Be aware of the symptoms -- and the steps you can take to emerge into a happier frame of mind. features an amazing assortment of overviews, tips and information you can use to help you as you adjust to living with HIV. Here's a taste: Tips and Tricks for Coping With HIV -- A Psychologist and Three HIV-Positive People Share Their Wisdom Ten Things You...
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Gay club and laying dormant? (DORMANT VIRUS)

I french kissed this really hot gay dancer (I'm a straight women) for a few seconds about 2 years ago. My friend told me this person has hiv. We were dancing and he was sweating. Is the french kiss/and sweaty dancing a risk? I worry if the kiss had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...succumb to their infection within 1-2 years thereafter. I don't know whether the college health course was dispensing incorrect information or if the particular college student you talked to misinterpreted what he was told. (Did he happen to... Read more »

HIV Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS 2009)

Hey's me Alabama Gal.....hope you are doing well! I am adjusting to new meds-yuck.I just read where someone asked you if it was necessary to disclose their HIV status (while using condoms etc for safe-er sex) in a state that has disclosure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Alabama Gal,This is a complex topic. I'll reprint below some information from the archives that discusses disclosure laws in greater detail.Dr. Bobhiv and sex (DISCLOSURE LAWS)Jul 2, 2008 Hi Bob, l Read more »

How can I tell if I am starting to get AIDS-related dementia? (COGNITIVE DYSFUNCTION, 2010) (NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS, 2010)

Hi Dr. Bob, I have been on a HAART regimen since 2006 (Lexiva/Norvir/Epzicom), my CD4 count is above 700, my viral load is undetectable, and yet I seem to be getting all of the symptoms of early-stage dementia (I went through the list of early-stage...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,HIV-related cognitive dysfunction is much more common than many folks (including some HIV docs) realize. I'll post below some information about HIV-related cognitive impairment and other neuropsychiatric disorders. You could show this... Read more »

Exercise and HIV

Nelson, is there any documented research that shows that regular exercise keeps the onset of AIDS in check for longtime survivors of HIV who strictly adhere to their medication regiment. I am 55 y/o, have been positive for 17 years, and in the best...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...coping, etcI did a search on the main studies and I am posting them here with a brief summary of their findings. You can get more information on each by goggling the paper title.We should have exercise programs around the United States and the... Read more »
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Gay Men and HIV/AIDS: Where to Turn for Information and Advice

...for gay men within the HIV/AIDS community . Browse our articles on sex and dating for gay men . Read our articles on gay men and HIV prevention . If you have a specific HIV prevention question, ask our online expert Robert Frascino, M.D. ... Read more »
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HIV News & Views, April 29, 2009, clinic or hospital promptly if you develop flu symptoms, you should be just fine. If you want to stay up on the latest information on the swine flu outbreak and how it can impact people with HIV, be sure to browse our frequently... Read more »

Why Do Men Bareback? No Easy Answers

...transmitted diseases (STDs). Lest we forget the potential serious consequences of having sex without condoms, I include the latest information about the health risks of condomless sex, discussing the relative safety of HIV-positive men who... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that screening tests... Read more »
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wondering if sex will ever be the same

Posted by anonymousgrrl3, 7 Replies
so, the past few days have been a non-stop research project for me online. this is the first time since being diagnosed that i have this access to the internet, and i am poisoning myself with it. the past several days i have spent all day and night... Read more »

Coping with HIV/AIDS? Participate in this survey!

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
...University in Chicago, IL. I am working on a research project for graduation that I hope will be able to positively impact the gay community. If you have been diagnosed with HIV or AIDS and have received medical treatment please help me and your... Read more »

just diagnosed and trying to cope

Posted by christo, 5 Replies
...this". I feel like I am truly in a dream. No one in my family to understand, although they know and support me and also no one gay to understand that also. Consistently thinking and trying to find a way to just be OK. Don't know what to feel,... Read more »

Coping with HIV-Study Still Open

Posted by copeHIV, 1 Reply
...Hi. I am conducting a web survey to explore how people living with HIV, as well as their loved ones, cope with various aspects of the disease. Your anonymous responses will help us develop recommendations on how to improve the quality Read more »