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Hiv And Other Illnesses In The Prisons

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV in Prisons and Jails

... HIV and Correctional Settings Health Care in Prisons and Jails Prisoners With HIV Infection HIV Care for Prisoners Improving Your HIV Treatment Risk Factors While Incarcerated What Happens When HIV-Positive Prisoners Are Released? HIV and Correctional Settings People
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Worried Sick! Please Help!!! I'll donate!!

Dear Dr. Bob,I am writing you again because I would really like my questions answered. I'm so paranoid right now. I can barely eat. Six days ago, I engaged in sexual intercourse with my HIV+ partner for the first time. I used a condom, and there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent, assuming the latex condom was used properly and didn't fail (break).Your "symptoms" Read more »

After Hip Replacement surgery and feeling ill.

Question to The Body of evening of Saturday, April 10, 2010, 9:52pm.I had hip replacement surgery on March 3 2010. I am HIV positive and have had an AIDS diagnosis since October of 1994. I have been infected since approximately 1982. It is now 5 1/2...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...and addressing any other conditions (diabetes, cardiac) can all be important for recovery besides maintaining good control of HIV infection. KH Read more »

HIV fear and serious psychosomatic illness

Dear Dr Bob,I would appreciate if you posted this for the benefit of all the seriously worried among us. I was unlucky to fall ill exactly three weeks after a risky incident with a girl in Eastern Africa. From then on I experienced a variety of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your thanks and for taking the time to write in and share your story. I frequently discuss the possibility of psychosomatic illness, but most worried wells reject the concept without serious consideration. Hopefully your testimonial will... Read more »

Quality of life for long-term HIV+ Persons. What to expect if diagnosed with multple HIV related illnesses?

I have been HIV+ for about 10 years now. Ive been on several different medication regimes, since I was first diagnosed, and my counts have all been excellent over the years (CD4 above 400 and Viral load undetectable). Ive also had the same Doctor...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The Side Effect of therapy forum is focused on brief discussions of side effects of specific HIV medication. In general there is continued concern that long term infection with HIV can lead to premature aging and maybe associated Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Than Half of Russian Prisoners Ill, Many With HIV, TB

... "Almost half of inmates in Russia's notorious prison system are ill, many infected with HIV or with tuberculosis, the country's Federal Prison Service said late Tuesday," Reuters Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Treatment in U.S. Jails and Prisons

...Care for Prisoners Controversy and Change Conclusion: Prisoner Health is Public Health Resources Selected Sources Jails and prisons house populations with high HIV prevalence and high risk of transmission in a closed, "single-payer"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kentucky: Prisons Urged to Treat HIV/AIDS

... On Thursday, Dr. Felipe Arias, the statewide HIV medical director for the Pennsylvania prison system, told a Kentucky HIV/AIDS conference about the challenges of treating HIV in prison. Arias said jails are a prime location Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...difficulty maintaining employment. If possible, make unisex bathrooms available. Transgender Health and Safety in Prisons and Jails Gender identity is relevant both to why transgender people are arrested and to their needs once they are... Read more »
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Think I might have hiv or other illness

Posted by VAmberwaves7, 2 Replies
...and he is the only one I have been with without a condom he said he has been with girls without really been tested for stds or hiv. I have always been tested for hiv and stds of last year and I was clean But Recently I have been having constant... Read more »

interesting news story of man with HIV?

Posted by RPH, 7 Replies
...Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for knowingly exposing another... Read more »

Coping with time...

Posted by April89, 2 Replies
...connection even though I lost track of him for several years. He was busy getting into all kinds of trouble - in and out of prison - you name it. We live in two different worlds, although that doesn't change the fact that I love him. ... Read more »

is aids way worse than hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...everything i read or at least the best news relates to hiv it says nothing about AIDS. Read more »