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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Photo Exhibit Lets Africa AIDS Victims Show Their Own Story

"The House Is Small but the Welcome Is Big," an exhibit featuring photos taken by 18 AIDS-orphaned African children, opens this week at a Denver art gallery. The backers of the project -- which will also be shown in New York, Los Angeles and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

USCA 2010: Listen to Stories of AIDS Victims

"Advances in treatment options, as well as natural limitations of our nation's collective attention span, have contributed to a general decline in the public's sense of urgency when it comes to HIV/AIDS. "But while the epidemic has largely fallen... Read more »
Housing Works

Action Alert: Condemn NY Post for Revealing Strauss-Kahn Victim Lives in AIDS Housing

Moral compass of a dog? NY Post Editor-in-Chief Col Allan poses for the camera. In an egregious breach of confidentiality, the New York Post has revealed that the woman accusing IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault lives in an... Read more »
Ask the Experts

no one to ask around, every statistic has to have its .05% victim, donation Q also.

Hello Dr, unless my Q is in the electronic junk basket I will reiterate my story in a shorter version with more to the point Q.Situation: father of a beautiful baby girl w/a regretful night at a glory hole. Performed Oral on a man and freiked out...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello New Devoted Reader from MIA,MIA? Missing in Action?Rather than discuss your "freiked out" current condition, I'll proceed directly to your questions:1.Your symptoms are not worrisome for HIV ARS or HIV disease.2.I cannot... Read more »

AIDS victims in schools

I am doing a theses on people who have AIDS and go to the same schools as other students. I wanted to know if it is safe for the other students. I also wanted to know how contagious it is and in what ways can you get it and in what ways you...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
There is a lot of data here to support the fact that students with HIV going to school do NOT put other students at risk of infection. In the 15 years that HIV transmission has been monitored, there have been no cases of HIV transmission in a school... Read more »

Scared Sick because I preformed CPR on a full blown Aids Victim

Hello, I have been scared out of my wits since July. I came upon an accident and preformed cpr on a non responsive man. I did the breaths and also used a cpr mask for protection. The victim did not survive and I found out after all was said and done...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,CPR via a mask is not a risk for HIV transmission/acquisition. HIV is not transmitted via sweat. PEP was not warranted. Your fears are unwarranted. Had you been evaluated or followed by an HIV physician specialist (which is always recommended... Read more »

new catholic, mother of aids victim

Hello,I want to use the experience I have gained as mom and "adopted" mom to 2 special young men. One of course was my son sean...and the other his friend ron. Now that I am Catholic, I want to have a place to use the experience to help...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
Dear Julia--Thank you for your letter and for your willingness to reach out to other moms who journey with their children living with HIV/AIDS. I would encourage you to begin in your home parish or diocese to simply let it be known that you have... Read more »
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Horrified Rape Victim

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Heelo Everyone,
I have been lurking for the last threee months trying to find answers concerning possible infection. Here is my story: On June 4, 2005, I was raped. The rapist was caught and found to be HIV+. In short, I had a nervous breakdown. ... Read more »

Daughter of an AIDS victim

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
As a daughter of an aids victim....It makes me frustrated to find that those who already know they have aids go out and have sex and infect other with it and don't seem to acknowledge that they need to change their habits. I have to watch my mother... Read more »

accident victim hiv+ after blood transfusion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Accident victim HIV+ after blood transfusion

My 19 year old daughter was a victim of a drunk driver. She was
on life support for a month, in the hospital for three months,
underwent five surgeries, and received 21 units of transfused
blood. Now,... Read more »

interesting news story about man with HIV?

Posted by RPH, 2 Replies
Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV
Wednesday, June 13, 2007
ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for knowingly exposing another... Read more »