The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Hiv And Undetectable Status

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

... Serodiscordant Couples What Are the Special Issues for Mixed Couples? Reducing the Risks Using a Condom Other Ways to Reduce Risk If You Are Exposed to HIV ... Having Children if the Man Has HIV Having Children if the Woman has HIV Serodiscordant Couples Couples with one person who is HIV-positive and one who is HIV-negative are sometimes called "serodiscordant" or
Ask the Experts


Hello Dr. Frascino,I have a friend who is HIV+. He tells me since he has become positive, he always uses protection. The other night we were talking and I asked him about his sex life since becoming positive. He told me he still gets some. But when...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...stigmatization. Perhaps even more important is that given the lack of awareness of -- and in some cases frank bias against -- HIV/AIDS, HIV transmission and HIVers among some police, prosecutors, judges and correctional institutions, the criminal... Read more »

Can AIDS progress back to HIV+ status?

Past 2 years had 2 cases of PCP Pnemonia and TB. Recovered well. I read the CDC classifies someone who is HIV+ but acquired an opportunist infection such as TB or PCP has AIDS along with tcell below 200. My question is if you are classified as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,How unfortunate non-adherence and alcoholism allowed your well-controlled HIV to progress to AIDS complicated by several severe opportunistic infections. Hopefully your experience will serve as a cautionary Read more »

What is my HIV status?

Dear Doctor Sir,I am 48 yrs old Indian male living in Indonesia. I am in the lowest risk group (no unprotected sex outside marriage, No IV drugs etc).During my routine HIV test (for life insurance requirement) a series of tests and their results are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I agree with your Indonesian doctor's assessment. You are HIV negative. You do not provide the dates of your HIV testing in your question; however, here is how I would interpret your results, Read more »

Hot to tell others of HIV status (DISCLOSURE, 2009)

Dr. Bob, I have been told I am HIV positive with a cd4 count of 569. I do not kow how to tell my children in their 20's, my sister, or the woman whom I love who resides in Asia. She is most likely infected and I do not know how to approach it,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Despite the title of your post, it appears you, like most HIVers, are anything but "hot" to tell others your HIV status!Disclosure is never easy. I vividly remember disclosing my HIV-positive Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Thousands Treated to Free Concert for Knowing Their HIV/AIDS Status

...granted." "Hip Hop for HIV is letting the world know that the hip-hop community is taking a stand in the fight against HIV and AIDS," said rapper Bun B of UGK. "We offer our time and services and all we ask is that people get tested, become... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About 19,000 People in Virginia Living With HIV/AIDS, Additional 6,000 Might Not Know Their Status, Study Says

... There are about 19,000 reported cases of HIV/AIDS in Virginia, and an additional 6,000 people might not be aware of their HIV-positive status, according to a recently released Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Epidemiology: Education, Age and Drinking Associated With Smoking Status in HIV/AIDS

...Cancer Center in Houston conducted a study"to describe smoking prevalence and smoking behavior in a multiethniclow-income HIV/AIDS population. A cross-sectional design was used. The studysite was Thomas Street Clinic, an HIV/AIDS care facility... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More People Must Know HIV Status to Further Progress Global Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Tobias Says

... The number of people who know their HIV status must "dramatically increas[e]" for the global fight against HIV/AIDS to "further progress," U.S. Ambassador Randall Tobias, Read more »
Connect With Others

Disclosing HIV status to potential new bf's

Posted by njpozdad, 2 Replies
...being diagnosed in July of 2010 was wondering if any man out there can give me his opinion about when its best to disclose my HIV status to potential new bf's. Best to start the conversation with it? Wait until you get a feel whether the guy is... Read more »

Sharing my status with a HIV- person

Posted by LadyReign
...I was honest and I started feeling kind of weird. I said, Yes, pretty honest. I was scared. I wanted to tell him that I had HIV, but was waiting for the right moment. Even though we planned to have safe sex I think it is very important to tell... Read more »

Will US Custom find out my HIV status on border?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Canada in the near future(Air or Driving). I am worried if I come back form Canada, will the US Custom officers find out my HIV status by checking my Canadian passport or US Social Security Number in their computer. I mean if their computer... Read more »

New city, New job, New HIV status...too much.

Posted by Nathan, 3 Replies
Okay, So... I am 4 days into knowing I am positive, 5 months in a new part of the country and obviously in a new job. I have made a couple of friends, feeling things out in a new city, trying to plant roots and to start a new chapter... Well...... Read more »