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Hiv And Hospital Stays

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Get the Facts
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

... Table of Contents What Is HIV? What Is AIDS? What Is the Difference Between HIV and AIDS? How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Do I Need to Get Tested for HIV? Why Should I Get Tested? What Tests Are Available? Where Can I Get Tested? Is There a Vaccine
Ask the Experts

Stay on social security or try and work

I recently talked with my doctor about going back to work and what was going on with my HIV and why it got so bad for me while I read about others that dont seem to be so affected. I had an OI and was hospitalized and have cognitve issues due to...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I am sorry that you are experiencing difficulty with others understanding the nature of your illness. I am sure that is very frustrating. Under Social Security Disability (SSD), there is a Trial Work Program that would allow you to continue on SSD... Read more »

What Happens in Vegas stays in Vegas I hope!!!!

Hello Dr.Frascino,Let me say that after discovering this web site I must say you and yourcolleagues are obviously very passionate and committed and on behalf ofeveryone here in need of some advice and perspective...Thank You sir.Im contacting you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...somewhat clouded by your inebriated (and perhaps drugged) state, it is difficult for me to provide an accurate assessment of your HIV-acquisition risk. On the upside, you did use a condom and even though it slipped a bit, the business end of your... Read more »

Truvada use to stay negative

My partner is positive. Recently we had a broken condom with me as the bottom. My Dr immediately put me on 30 days of Truvada and Kaletra to hopefully keep me negative. I am two weeks into it and the side affects have been very manageable. No...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...Animal data and some studies of people suggest that taking Truvada will reduce your risk of acquiring HIV infection from your partner. Other factors, beside safer sex, would be his having an undetectable viral load and his virus not Read more »

Small penis - Worried

Dr BobAlthough this may seem quite comical, it has a very serious side, I recently had protected virginal sex with a sex worker in Spain while on a corporate hospitality weekend (three months ago) this was totally out of character as I am 30 year...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...yourself to death? Absolutely not! You've been screened for STD's all negative. That's good. Now if you remain worried about HIV, go back and get your 3-month test. The odds remain astronomically in your favor that you did not contract HIV from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thailand: Women With HIV Break Silence, Confront Stigma

...organization Raks Thai Foundation (RTF) and the UN Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) seeks to secure the rights of women living with HIV in Thailand. Key program objectives include developing peer-based community outreach that will support... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Canada: Ontario Hospital Association Sending Health Care Workers to Lesotho to Help Begin Lesotho's HIV/AIDS Treatment Program

...large number of critically ill patients, and some may "encounter resistance at home" from managers of already short-staffed hospitals, according to the Globe and Mail . "But there is such a strong value in Canada around the sense that we're... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Related Hospitalizations Decline

...(1998-1995), the 1995 introduction of protease inhibitors is credited not only for a drop in AIDS deaths but also a decline in HIV-related hospital stays. Hospitalizations for a primary or secondary HIV diagnosis dropped from 269,248 in 1998 to... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

... Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing Read more »
Connect With Others

Having trouble staying med compliant

Posted by longislandfuzz, 6 Replies
...meds? Was looking to find a Med buddy/peer" that would check in to make sure that I have taken them and just to talk to about HIV and related issues, but the area where I live is pretty sparce with available people. I basically am dealing with... Read more »

Fiance in the hospital with PCP

Posted by schedir81, 4 Replies
...not feeling like a normal girl, she never was being truthful when I confront her with the fact that I found a prescription for hiv meds one time. She was afraid of losing me and I understand that she has fault in this, but I knew all along, and... Read more »

Seeking HIV+ nonsmokers and smokers for NYC study

Posted by notices1
...Are you HIV+? (Earn $250) (mahnattan, brooklyn, queens, bronx) Seeking HIV+ nonsmokers and smokers 18 years or older to participate in a Read more »

Side effects & a 2 week hospital stay

Posted by LuvDaPug, 9 Replies
...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 medication called Fortavase, which made him always vomit, and this happened 2 to 4 times a DAY, almost... Read more »