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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of the United States (US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states and the District of Columbia during that same year. The rate of new HIV infections
Ask the Experts

Plastic Surgery

I'm a 36 year old Hispanic male living with HIV for 6 years I'm undec and my tcell is 561 I started growing a belly due to medication I just want to know how safe it is and if theres any HIV friendly plastic surgeons in NYC
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I haven't seen much positive about plastic surgery for increased abdominal fat in the setting of HIV treatment. Much of the fat if related to HIV or treatment is intra-adbominal and thus not amendable to plastic surgery (ie liposuction). Read more »

Translation to Spanish

@Is it possible someone could translate this to spanish? My partner & HIVMar 4, 2006 My partner who is hispanic is HIV for two years. His doctor tells him he will be in a clinic in 10 years. He has had HIV for 2 years. So he thinks in 8 years he...
Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Response from Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Universidad de Puerto Rico
Estimado Amig@;Muchos pacientes en tratamiento se encuentran extremadamente bien y por espacio de mas de 10 aos.Tal parece, que para muchos pacientes en tratamiento estable, la sobrevida de la enfermedad sobrepasara decadas (tenemos la esperanza de... Read more »

My partner & HIV

My partner who is hispanic is HIV for two years. His doctor tells him he will be in a clinic in 10 years. He has had HIV for 2 years. So he thinks in 8 years he will be in a clinic. Is 10 years that max for HIV people. His medication is working...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...sure even for my patients and I don't have the details involving your partner, I expect most of my patients to be doing well HIV-wise way beyond 10 years. KH Read more »

Spanish version of HIV Dementia Scale

Greetings Dr. Horwath,Could you tell if there is a Spanish version of the HIV Dementia Scale that has been used with success? If so, where might I locate this.Thank you.Claudine Offer, MPH
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...I'm sorry, but I'm not aware of a Spanish version of this test. Read more »
Articles
The Body

HIV & Me: A Guide to Living With HIV for Hispanics - Resources

... As we've mentioned, HIV/AIDS organizations can provide invaluable help. There are even a growing number of groups throughout the United States that specifically Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Assessment of Increase in Perinatal Exposure to HIV Among Hispanics -- 20 Counties, Georgia, 1994-2002

...perinatally HIV-exposed Hispanic infants in the Atlanta metropolitan area had increased disproportionately to the growth of Hispanics in the area's population. To assess this increase and characterize trends in perinatal HIV exposure in this... Read more »
The Body

HIV & Me: A Guide to Living With HIV for Hispanics

... We don't want to make light of what you're going through . Getting an HIV diagnosis may feel like the worst thing that has ever happened to you. Anger, fear, numbness, confusion, depression -- all are Read more »
The Body

HIV & Me: A Guide to Living With HIV for Hispanics - Machismo

... If you're Hispanic, you already know how common the culture of "machismo" is among Hispanics. Avoiding condoms, having a lot of sex partners and dominating women are still subtly encouraged. Homosexuality is for the most Read more »
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HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention program where I talk to teens about sex and HIV and how to prevent it and how to have better... Read more »

HISPANIC HIV LOOKING FOR A HIV WOMEN

Posted by Anonymous
...MASTIC BEACH IN LONG ISLAND . I AM LOOKING FOR A WOMEN WHO UNDERSTANDS THE EMOTIONAL AND FELLING OF SOMEONE WHO IS LIVING WITH HIV AND IS NOT AFFRAID TO HAVE SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH SOMEONE. WHO ALSO LIKES MOVIES, WALKING IN THE PARK, GOING ON... Read more »

wld like to meet other hiv lesbians

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am a 44 yrs old hispanic hiv lesbian living in NYC would like to meet other hiv+ hispanic and caucasian lesbians. Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...more likely than white women to be infected with HIV, while black men were six times more likely than white men, the CDC said. Hispanics were 2.6 times more likely than whites to be infected. Click for related content AIDS virus decades... Read more »