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Help For Partners Of Hiv Patients

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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...older people for HIV infection Older people may lack awareness of the risk factors for getting HIV (see Fact Sheets 150 and 152 ) Many older people are newly single. They get divorced or lose their mates. While they had a partner they may have ignored HIV prevention messages. Very little HIV prevention education is targeted at older people Many older people believe that HIV only affects younger people Most older people get no training...
Ask the Experts

HIV infection cure? Was told on CNN. What do you think? Mommy of three. (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hello my beloved Dr. Bob. I hope you are feeling wonderfully. I am writing because I came upon this article today on CNN's news page. I think I know you enough to figure out what you think about it, but truly want to hear all you have to say about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...discovered that some gay men astonishingly remained uninfected despite engaging in very risky sex with as many as hundreds of partners. These men had inherited a mutation from both their parents that made them virtually immune to HIV. The... Read more »

Personal question

Dear Dr. Frascino,I am in a 18 year relationship and got infected with hiv a year ago. My partner is hiv -. I have the worst of luck, I cheated on him once in 18 years and had safe sex and got hiv. The condom came off. I am still with my partner...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...exposure or perhaps considering PrEP). Couples counseling with an HIV-knowledgeable therapist may be helpful if you and your partner are having difficulty reestablishing intimacy since your diagnosis. I would suggest you and your partner read... Read more »

PEG TUBE SPLASH TO EYE OF HIV+ PATIENT

i AM AN RN AND ON NOV. 9, 2008, I WAS GIVING MEDS VIA PEG TUBE TO AND AIDS PATIENT W/HIGH VIRAL COUNT AND LOW CD4 COUNT - HIV/RNA 854, ABSOLUTE CD4 1284, CD3% 95 (H), AND CD4+CD3 4(L), WHEN OPENING THE PEG TO ADMINISTER MEDS IT SPLASHED ME IN THE...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...specifically address all your concerns in detail. I would also suggest that you be a bit more discerning regarding your sexual partners. When that last jerk said "I THINK SOME ONES COMING," apparently he was talking about himself! If he managed... Read more »

hiv patient transmt HCV

PLS CAN AN HIV CARRIER TRANSMT HVC TO PARTNER WITHOUT TRANSMTNG THE HIV TO THAT PARTNER?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...May certainly be possible but if you are talking about sexual transmission, it is earlier to transmit HIV than HCV. Read more »
Articles
The Body PRO

Unique, Statewide Program of Acute HIV Testing and Partner Outreach Finds That Many Acute Infections in North Carolina May Stem From Exposure to Chronically Infected Patients

...89 people with acute HIV infection. This represents 3.3% of all of our total [HIV-infected people] in the state. Then we do partner counseling and referral services [PCRS] for people with acute HIV infection. We have a group of people called... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Partner Notification Outcomes for HIV-Infected Patients by Duration of Infection, San Francisco, 2004 to 2006

... "The San Francisco Department of Public Health conducts HIV third-party partner notification in the following populations based on standard [CDC] guidelines: (1) persons with acute and non-acute incident HIV Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Suicidality and Violence in Patients With HIV/AIDS

...living? or You sound as if you feel very angry and frustrated at home. Do you ever have the impulse to physically harm your partner or has the conflict between the two of you ever become violent? B. Estimation of Risk for Suicide or... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Emotional Needs of HIV-Positive Patients

...to the least important. High co-pay Circumcision to prevent HIV transmission Risk of exchange of resistant virus with partners Need for post-exposure prophylaxis Appearance Community-acquired MRSA infections Syphilis Finding a... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV - with HIV + boyfriend....PLEASE HELP!!!

Posted by gause, 7 Replies
...although we are extremely safe. He says that he would not be able to handle the guilt of possibly infecting me. We have a very intimate relationship - a lot of hugging and cuddling, it has brought us a certain level of compassion and tenderness... Read more »

my partner is positive and having a very hard time

Posted by killiansdad, 12 Replies
...hello everyone My partner is positive and has been struggling for some time with depression and stress. He learned he was positive early in our relationship, Read more »

My partner was diagnosed days ago

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
He has started the medications. He is having some really bad side effects. I don't know how to deal with the emotional part of these side effects. Some days I am his best friend. Some days I am his worst enemy. I love him and go out of my way to... Read more »

HIV Positive -What to Expect?

Posted by DC_Diver, 4 Replies
...Hey all newbie here, need some advice. My partner found out he was HIV+ about a year ago (Im HIV- to date). He went on Atripla right away, but other than that, we haven't really Read more »