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Hiv Brothers On The Down Low

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My Brother was just diagnosed with HIV

My brother was just diagnosed yesterday with HIV. He had been getting sick the last couple of months and sleeping all the time. Well a couple weeks ago he started acting really weird like he didnt understand any of us. Well last week he declined...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...In the US, many situations such as your brothers can turn out OK with good treatment (often for both a brain problem and the HIV) and some good fortune. The case of his weakness, brain problems could be HIV itself or an underlying infection (such... Read more »

Did I give my brother HIV? resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum

So, last night I was masturbating in the bathroom and I had ejaculated semen in different places... Read more »

Should I push my brother to take HIV meds?

Hi Dr. Dezube I received your e-mail regarding my brother and HIV meds. I discussed this with his... Read more »
Articles
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Brother-to-Brother Receives Funds to Raise Awareness About HIV Vaccine Research in Hard-to-Reach Populations

...the training and tools needed to make HIV vaccine research awareness and education part of its continuing efforts against HIV/AIDS. According to NIAID, 48 percent of African-Americans and 28 percent of Hispanics surveyed wrongly believe that an... Read more »
The Body

ABC's Brothers & Sisters Tackles HIV/AIDS and the Over-50 Crowd

...multi-car pile-up; the death of Rob Lowe's character; and the revelation that Ron Rifkin's character, a 70-something gay man, tested HIV positive. After Elton 's Brent Hartinger reported on the show's May 16 season finale : Saul is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi: AIDS Groups Welcome President's Disclosure That Brother Died of AIDS

...On Wednesday, the Malawi Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS, the Malawi Network of AIDS Support Organization, and the National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS issued a joint Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"My Own Brother Died of AIDS" Says Malawi's Muluzi at Policy Launch

...of death known in order to help "change attitudes, break the silence and initiate open talk about sex and AIDS." With 350 new HIV infections occurring daily in the impoverished southern African country, Muluzi said there is "no alternative but to... Read more »
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My Brother has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hello All: I found out today, my brother has HIV. I'm very heart broken, because my family and I are extrememly close. I don't know what to do besides pray. Read more »

my brother is HIV positive...i have some questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...last 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 Read more »

My Brother Tested HIV Positive

Posted by PJ211, 3 Replies
I really don't know what to say or how to talk to him about it. How do I start without falling apart in the process? The irony is that we're twins and it tears me apart. I always knew he needed to be safe, but I know he's lived a dangerous... Read more »

Brother has AIDS and has no way to pay for meds

Posted by Brother_has_AIDS, 2 Replies
...My brother was just informed by the State of Ohio he is no konger eligible for Medicaid because he gets $900.00 a month SSI disability. Read more »