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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
Ask the Experts

Loving someone hiv positve

Why do i still love my boyfriend even though i think he gave me hiv? Is it possible for you to still love someone and want to be with them if theyre hiv positive?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...I don't see why you couldn't love someone who is HIV positive. To love someone or not is your choice to make. Read more »

Can you get AIDS from a blowup inflatable love doll?

hello, i had just gotten a blowup love doll today, though it never had holes in the doll, my sexual appetite was raging and I needed to satisfy it... I am still a virgin, and I began having sex with the doll. You don't think I would get STD from the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...playmate was brand new and "never had holes," so that means she's a virgin too, right? Relax, Mr. Horndog, you're fine from and HIV and STD perspective. However, if your Mr. Happy has become Mr. Itchy, you might have a latex allergy! That could... Read more »

HIV- and POSITIVELY in love!

My fiance is HIV1+ and I am HIV- and periodiclly confirm my status. HE DOES NOT KNOW that I KNOW HE IS infected, but I research (and snoop and know FOR SURE) I even know that his HIV1 RNA is detected and @ 48 copies/ml (whatever that means) and know...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello HIV- and Positively in Love,He's your fianc and still hasn't disclosed his HIV status to you???? And you "research and snoop" and Read more »

What do I do when someone I love confides in me that they have AIDS?

Dr. Shernoff~ I recently talked to good friend of mine on the phone. He confided in me that he has AIDS. I've never really known anyone that has AIDS. I guess you can say I've lived in a fantasy land for the past 4 years. Not really thinking...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
...today. You can either down load it from my page at The Body or from my home page http://www.gaypsychotherapy.com and then go to HIV/AIDS and you'll see an offering of titles. The main thing is to ask your friend what he or she wants from you in... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Retrieved July 2003 from www.thebody.com/sfaf/winter02/pn.html Venkat K. and Florian P. (2005). Neurological complications of HIV/AIDS. Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS : Retrieved October 2006from ... Read more »
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He/she is HIV+.......to love or not to love.

Posted by mandaree23, 10 Replies
...take no offense to my post. I have been reading on thebody and other websites posts, forums, etc to better understand HIV/AIDS. I am doing so because I dearly love and care for my HIV+ boyfriend. He was diagnosed about three years, is now... Read more »

I am in love with an HIV positive man...

Posted by BeautifulMusik, 3 Replies
...September, I told him I was in love with him from the first moment I looked into his eyes. And, he tears up and tells me that he is HIV +. I tear up and he cries and rests his head on my chest. I told him that I am not leaving his side as I have... Read more »

If you have lost a loved one to HIV/AIDS ....

Posted by Marjorie
...or complications directly or in-directly to AIDS .... as we have .... and would like to add them to our *Virtual AIDS Memorial Collage Website* please visit us at; www.virtualaidscollage.com Read more »

Love and HIV positive

Posted by sesemoore, 5 Replies
...Last night I was watching a TV sitcom on UPN, you the boy meets girl thing and she turned out to be HIV positive and he accepted it in a second I know its people out there that can easy accept the status but in my reality I haven't Read more »