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Having Friends With Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Best Friend Has HIV and Toothbrush

My friend used some of my toothpaste with his FINGER. He "brushed" his teeth his his finger and the toothpaste then spit into the sink. I then got my toothbrush and noticed something on it, so I rubbed the tooth brushes bristles on the bottom of the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Relax Max! Your HIV-acquisition risk is completely nonexistent. Thanks for the donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).Be Read more »

New Friends have HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION, CASUAL CONTACT)

My wife met a nice couple and we have been hanging out with them. They told her when they first... Read more »

What Should I do? How Should I feel? mutal friend has HIV

I recently figured out that a mutual friend of my boyfriend and I has HIV (we can call this mutual... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Child-Friendly Drug Tentatively OK'd for HIV/AIDS

... Zidovudine oral solution, a generic version of a child-friendly HIV/AIDS drug, has received tentative approval from the Food and Drug Administration. FDA's action means that while existing patents or Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pacific Leaders Launch Friends of the Global Fund Group to Increase Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria

...from the Pacific region met Monday in Sydney, Australia, for the launch of the group, which aims to increase efforts to fight HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria throughout the region. According to the AAP/Morning Herald , there are about 500,000 new TB... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Creating a Friendly Environment for Your HIV Medications

...describes how our bodies process drugs and our growing understanding of pharmacokinetics. Just as our bodies absorb and process HIV medications (antiretrovirals), they absorb and process other substances as well. The way that one drug is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Gay Men Rarely Regret Revealing Their Status to Friends, Family, Study Says

... HIV-positive gay men rarely regret revealing their HIV status to their family and friends, according to a study published in the Read more »
Connect With Others

My Friend Has HIV, I need Info

Posted by Josh1980, 2 Replies
...likely be? He is not on any medication and I am just wondering how serious this situation is. I mean I know the gravity of HIV/AIDS, but what are we facing right now? Thanks, Josh Read more »

My friend is HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My friend recently became HIV positive....it has put a real stress on her friends/family around her...initially she was very motivated to start treatment immediately Read more »

Best friend just found out HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Yesterday was an extremely overwhelming day for me. My bestfriend of over 10 years just found out he is HIV positive. We believe he contracted it from his partner who we knew was positive. My bestfriend swore that they were careful Read more »

Friend HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I've just learned that someone I hold very dear to me is HIV+. He was diagnosed in 1983, San Francisco, when it all started. That was 19 years ago, he is on a lot of medications, but other Read more »