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Hiv And Aids Teaching Information On Advance Directives

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HIV/AIDS Among Women

Early in the epidemic, HIV infection and AIDS were diagnosed for relatively few women and female adolescents (although we know now that many women were infected with HIV through injection drug use but that their infections were not diagnosed). 1 Today, women account for more than one quarter of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses. Women of color are especially affected by HIV infection and AIDS. In 2004 (the most recent year for which data are...
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Ignoring "Legal" Advanced Directive.

A little while ago I had a blood Gas of just 8 with PCP, My cd4 count is too low to measure. A professor decided, while I was poorly to treat the PCP, what do I do to get this matter resolved....
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer,I am very grateful for you writing in with such a personal and important question. I'll start by saying that I hope that you feel strong both physically and emotionally.It sounds like you are asking what remedy you may have when... Read more »

Confidential responses over the Internet ("When the Cellphone Teaches Sex Education ")

Dr. Bob,You have no idea what a lifeline you are to those of us with questions! We can ask you things we can't discuss with our own doctors (too embarassing, plus he would probably tell my husband!) I see you have also become a resource for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Cyber-Worried-Gal,Thank you. As I have frequently said, if we all just did our part, we could stop AIDS cold in its tracks! Even though HIV/AIDS remains 100% fatal, it is also 100% preventable! I find it unfortunate that so many folks are... Read more »

Selenium deficiency directly related to AIDS? (AIDS DENIALISM)

Hello, Dr. Frascino! I love your work and your sarcastic sense of humor! I just read a LONG article a friend of mine sent me that talks about how HIV is not the sole or direct cause of AIDS. Instead, HIV has co-factors, which could be other viruses...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Wondering In NY,The AIDS denialists' arguments are far from convincing to anyone who truly understands HIV/AIDS. I'd suggest your friend review the "Debunking AIDS Denialism" information that can be found on TAC's... Read more »

Teacher needs teaching

I am a first grade teacher. One of my students has an uncle that is HIV+. He came to bring her lunch and I told him to stay and he can eat with her...he had bought food for himself as well as me. While he was eating, we were both talking and I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Teacher,HIV is not transmitted by casual contact. Period. That includes eating lunch. Your concerns about HIV infection from spittle are unwarranted. Saliva that does not contain visible blood is not considered an HIV risk. Even if the poz... Read more »
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My dad was just diagnosed with advanced AIDS

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Hi everyone. I just found this forum and have an intense need to talk about what's going on anonymously. It's been a terrible 24 hours.

My dad is gay and spent pretty much his entire life hiding it from everyone. My parents finally split for good... Read more »

directions??

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greetings out there, as you can see, i'm a newbie. so that means this post will probably be very naive and boring for some of you, my apologies in advance. and i just realized that i'm already rambling. which i will stop now.

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Would like HELP with how to teach others on HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just found out that I am HIV positve and I took it pretty good. Now for my family and friends that is a whole new stort in it's self. I would like to know how to teach and just help out my small town. When I say small I mean about 2,000 people.... Read more »

Anyone went directly to aids defining symptoms?

Posted by Brickwall, 2 Replies
Is there anyone that went directly from infection to aids defining symptoms?

I had a severe primary infection 3 weeks after risk, then it has stayed/got worse now 20 weeks..

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