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Health Counseling For Hiv

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Get the Facts
AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

...transmission with the ABC Strategy (Abstain, Be Faithful, use Condoms), the prevention of infections from mothers to children, preventing infections due to unsafe blood and medical injections, and male circumcision, and HIV counseling and testing. Care includes care for orphans and vulnerable children, and care and support for people infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS. PEPFAR focuses on strengthening the capacity of families to protect...
Ask the Experts

Atripla and alcohol

My doc wants me to have a gallbladder and live ultrasound! I have had extreme pain on my right side and the pain was banding! (I feel it in my back!) My relatives are screwing me and stress is enormous!
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...status as well as liver/pancreas anatomy. You may benefit from mental health assessment and counseling-I would discuss with your HIV doc.KH Read more »

HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals?

What is the 800 National Hotline for HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals for straight as well as gay individuals? The one listed in my Internet search was for the CDC, and they do not provide this counseling inforamtion. Thanks.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The CDC National AIDS Hotline (1-800-342-AIDS) does not provide counseling, but it does provide information on where to go for HIV testing and counseling. The counseling is designed to explain the test Read more »

Thank You...but (reposted from anemia and fatigue)

Hello again Dr. bob. You may remember me as the guy who thought he contracted HIV by having protected sex for 5 min. and unprotected oral with a girl he met at a bar. The guy who then passed the virus on to his girlfriend by having one time...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Oh yes, I remember you well. I'm delighted your whacko-nutso totally irrational perseveration on HIV has resolved with the help of mental health counseling, HIV tests and leveling with your girlfriend and family. Honesty is never Read more »

hiv counselling

My boyfriends nephew, who stays with him is hiv positive and has been on medication for a month. He is nine years old and he doesn't know why he is taking the medicine. He doesn't know that he is HIV positive. How do we go about informing a nine...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...purpose for informing him. The only reason to tell him is if he has some questions about the medications, treatment or his own health. Otherwise, the risk is that he is being burdened with information that he isn't quite prepared to understand.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenya to Train Health Workers to Counsel HIV-Positive People, Prevent Further Transmission

... "Kenyan health workers have been missing the opportunity to prevent HIV-positive people from infecting others because they lack the skills and knowledge to counsel this population, say specialists," Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Cases Decline in Malawi; Testing, Counseling Sites Increase, Health Official Says

...prevalence among people ages 15 to 49 in Malawi declined to 12% in 2007, and there are now 410 sites offering HIV testing and counseling, National AIDS Commission Board Chair Nicholas Chitimba said recently, Malawi's National News reports.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Provider-Initiated HIV Testing Programs in Zimbabwe Increasing Number of Pregnant Women Seeking Testing, Counseling, Health Minister Says

... An increasing number of women in Zimbabwe are receiving HIV tests and counseling as a result of the country's provider-initiated testing and counseling programs, Minister of Health and Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Asia-Pacific Countries Should Increase Access to HIV Testing, Counseling, Health Services, U.N. Agencies Say

... Governments in Asia and the Pacific should work to increase access to HIV testing, counseling and health services in their countries, the World Health Organization , UNAIDS and UNICEF said in a statement released on Read more »
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Social Worker Brooklyn, NYC

Posted by Anonymous
..., New York Looking to extend mental health support to clients on Saturdays. Position requires mental health counseling to hiv affected and infected clients and families. Notes, occasional groups and back-up for current sw. Send resume to:... Read more »

Need advice-get hubby to counseling

Posted by wifey289, 5 Replies
...even though it can cause liver damage since he's on inh. i'm trying to be a supporter and not a mother here but i know he NEEDS counseling. can any of u manly men or wives w/ one tell me how i can get him to counseling? orders do not take well.... Read more »

6 Week Window - Mass. Dept of Health

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...whose mission is to protect and promote public health. I doubt that they would be reckless in their advice to people at risk of HIV infection! Tell me what you think! Here's the info: HIV/AIDS Program - HIV Counseling and Testing HIV... Read more »

Ear pain and appendicitis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was recently operated for appendicitis and now have ear pain in my right ear. i had a one time insertive vaginal episode with a woman of unknown status in a bachelor party with protection. I tested negative at 22 weeks (156) days. About 30 days... Read more »