Hiv Brothers On The Down Low
Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Brother-to-Brother Receives Funds to Raise Awareness About HIV Vaccine Research in Hard-to-Reach PopulationsSeattle -- Out of 128 national and local community-based organizations, and through a highly competitive selection process, Brother-to-Brother was chosen as one of only 20 groups nationwide to receive funding to educate hard-to-reach populations... Read more »
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Harvard Medical SchoolDear Concerned Sister: Thank you for being so supportive of your brother. Athough it is almost always preferable for HIV-lymphoma patients to take HIV meds, if your brother is having such a tough time with vomiting, then he simply won't be... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolDear concerned brother:The most important question I have is what does your brother want. It's hard for me to assess whether or not anything more can be done for him in terms of active treatment (Is his lymphoma new? has it recurred after... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYou did not say how long you have been on this regimen. It sounds like you have had a wonderful response with respect to viral load reduction. Your T cells have doubled. It's not great, but it is something. Sometimes is may take several months... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Unfortunately there is no "usual timeframe" for T-cell rebound! Every case is unique due to a wide range of variables that include both host factors (age, immune integrity, concurrent infections, adherence, genetics, etc.) and viral... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyThey live on the down low says J.L. King, author of the Down Low.
Well in the African American community this lifestyle is completely off the hook.
These are men who have sex with men and women---whether they are married, have a girlfriend or just a... Read more »
Posted by faithandlove, 1 ReplyHello Everyone, I don't know, but I hope their might be some other women out there in my situation so that we can talk, share, vent, and even scream if we want to about this subject of the "Down Low" men in the African American community.
First, I... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 Repliesok heres the thing my brother found out he has hiv about a yr ago he says he knows where he got it but i dont think he does the thing is other than sleeping around way too much and being bisexual or gay because he has 4 daughters but has nothing... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replieslast year (april), my brother was diagnosed with HIV...it litterally tore our family apart. i will never forget the day i found out, it was one of the worst days of my life. when i found out, i went hysterical...the first thing i thought was "he... Read more »
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