Hiv And Hospital Stays
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Posted by LuvDaPug, 9 RepliesHello Folks :)
I hope someone out there reads this post, and knows someone or something that can HELP us.
I will do my best while explaining what has happened to a basic so your not sitting here reading this all day.
My husband has HIV and was on a... Read more »
Posted by schedir81, 4 RepliesHello, I just brought my girl to the hospital today and she is being treated for pcp. She stopped taking her meds around 3 to four years ago after an incident in her life threw her in complete denial.
She was afraid of me leaving her and for not... Read more »
Posted by longislandfuzz, 6 RepliesWhy is taking meds regularly such problem for me????
Anyone out there with tips or resources (online chats, literature, etc) to help me stay more compliant with my meds? Was looking to find a Med buddy/peer" that would check in to make sure that I... Read more »
Posted by magnum, 1 ReplyI have delayed getting tested for 10 years.
I am a black male. I had unprotected sex with a sex worker in Atlanta, and contracted gonorrhea in 1999.
One week later I got the worst sore throat I ever had.
Four years later, I got post nasal drip from... Read more »
Posted by BlessMyBrother, 2 RepliesSo grateful to discover this resource and am hoping to find support and be supportive. My brother was diagnosed + in March and he told me in April. Since that day, my life has not been the same. I love my brother more than anything in the world. We... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,The chance of your acquiring HIV from the activities you describe is the same as my chance of becoming President, and having a Dick like Cheney as Vice, i.e. beyond nonexistent! End of story!Stay well. (Yes, you are indeed well.)Dr. Bob... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Jon,"Keep Healthy and listen to the Doc!" Great advice, Jon!Your hospital story is indeed disturbing. Who was taking care of you? Nurse Ratchet??? I suggest you file a complaint with the hospital and send a copy to your HIV specialist... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiThe quick answer is no you cannot get HIV this way.If there were to be HIV positive blood present it would have to be in a significant amount and it would have just been put there as HIV dies once it is outside of the body and therefore becomes... Read more »
African Americans With HIV Have Higher OI Rates and Hospital Mortality, but Lower HCV Rates, Than Whites, Hospital Survey FindsThere's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of the study she presented at ICAAC/IDSA... Read more »
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