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Hiv And Aids Relationship

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Get the Facts
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Relationship between AIDS and HIV

...Introduction The Definition of AIDS The Designation AIDS Is a Surveillance Tool Quantifying the Epidemic A Brief History of the Emergence of AIDS Initial Theories Retrovirus Hypothesis Seroprevalence Surveys HIV and Other Lentiviruses Course of HIV Infection Immunologic Profile of People with AIDS Mechanisms of CD4+ T Cell Depletion Koch's Postulates Fulfilled Evidence From Animal and Laboratory Models ...
Ask the Experts
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...HBV and HIV can be transmitted in similar fashion - through injection drug use or sex.Patients who have HIV before they get HBV have a lower Read more »

HIV+ dating & needing to disclose

Robert, hello.I have been HIV+ 6 years. I am currently attending college in Ohio but am originally from California. I mention this b/c I know Ohio law regarding disclosure is different and I am hoping I have not already put myself in a predicament....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the more difficult disclosure becomes and the greater the chance Mr. Right (or Mr. Right-now) will feel betrayed and end the relationship. Take a read through the chapter in the archives of this forum for some disclosure tips and testimonials.The... Read more »

Dating HIV+ and HIV-, Also Long term relationship

I recently started dating a women (about 3 weeks) and she told me last night that she was HIV+. I have never been in a situation like this and I really care about her. What are my risks? Can we ever have kids? Can we ever have a normal...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Sure you can have a normal relationship, if you choose to. This will depend entirely on your ability to accept that she is HIV+ and what goes along with that. If she Read more »

HIV & Dating.

I am gay and I just started dating a guy and I really like him. He confessed to me that before things go any further that he was HIV+. I don't want to end the relationship and I was wondering what are the odds of contracting HIV from protected sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...partner is trying to protect you and in the process is taking on all the responsibility for maintaining your HIV-negative status. Relationships, of course, can never be one-sided. I suggest you and your partner read through the chapter in the... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR's "All Things Considered" Examines Disruption of Family Relationships in Uganda Because of HIV/AIDS

... HIV/AIDS has disrupted family relationships in Uganda, where more than 100,000 residents -- many of them young adults -- died each year from AIDS-related complications Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Panel Explores How Bad Relationships Put Black Women at Risk for HIV/AIDS

...intravenous drug use are the main modes of infection, but a Jan. 31 panel discussion in Los Angeles explored how the quality of relationships may also be a factor. The event, organized by the View Park branch of the National Council of Negro... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Sex and Dating When You're HIV Positive

...is Bonnie Goldman and I'm editorial director of The Body. I'd like to welcome you to This Month in HIV. This month's subject? Dating when you're HIV positive. Dating when you're HIV negative is a challenge. Dating when you're HIV positive is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN News Examines Relationship Between HIV/AIDS, Food Shortages in Southern Africa

... IRIN News on Wednesday examined how HIV/AIDS and food shortages in Southern Africa are "reinforcing each other." According to the recently released book, "Silent Hunger: Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV/AIDS and sexual relationships

Posted by Anonymous
...HIV/AIDS and sexual relationships. If you are an HIV positive youth (single or in a couple) let me know what you think about dating and sex. It could be included in my article!! I have had a very hard time locating any young HIV+ people, so your... Read more »

HIV a dating NIGHTMARE

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
Can anyone else share my agony? I am 24 years old and positive. I am an attractive woman but I am having extreme difficulty meeting other positive men to date. I have been through all of the online matchmakers and I cannot find anyone remotely close... Read more »

Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
...I hope I am not sounding rude as I do not want to offend anyone. I would just like to find a dating website where I can find me a good woman. I am a Heterosexual man looking for a Heterosexual woman. Why is this so hard? I Read more »

any free dating sites for hiv gay people!!!

Posted by keeponliving, 9 Replies
...just tested positive, n life is changed thoroughly! lost my lover,he just ran away after i told him that am infected hiv.dunno where to turn now. anyone can help me !!!! Read more »