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Hiv Denial

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HIV+ but still in denial!! Please Help!!

Hi RobIm a lady who is on her tweenties and I took a test for hiv in 2003(still a teenager) and tested hiv+, but I still cannot believe that Im hiv+, and since then i've had 3 relationships without disclosing my status. Im afraid that if I tell my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I find it appalling that not only did you deliberately have unsafe sex with two partners while knowing your positive status, thereby putting them at significant and completely unnecessary risk, but that your only concern now is that you may... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I... Read more »

non-existence of hiv? (AIDS DENIALISM, 2010)

Dear Doctor Robert Frascino,I am hiv positive since 2004 and am doing just fine. No coinfections,... Read more »
Articles
ACRIA and GMHC

The Cult of HIV Denialism

...familiar diseases. Those who reject HIV/AIDS science call themselves "AIDS dissidents," but others usually refer them to as "HIV denialists" because they elevate personal denial into an ideology. Most people are astonished by the existence of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts: Symposium Explores HIV Denial, Conspiracy Theories

... AIDS denialism -- the belief that HIV is not the causative agent of AIDS or that the AIDS pandemic is the result of a conspiracy -- is widespread and destructive, Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: The Truth About HIV/AIDS Denialism

...combination antiretroviral therapy brought new life to HIV-positive people who thought they had none left. Within a few years the AIDS floors in AIDS-designed hospitals throughout the U.S. emptied out. Many HIV-positive people who took these... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

25 Years of AIDS and HIV: Denial and the Global Epidemic 1999-2004

...the mid-80s, no significant effort had ever been focused on easing the suffering of the vast majority of people living with HIV who lived in impoverished countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. In 1999, activists threw down the gauntlet by... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV and Treatment Denial

Posted by Deny, 3 Replies
...I was told a month ago by my doctor that I was HIV positive and that my cd4 count was 380. My doctor informed me of the various treatments to take if my CD4 drops below 350. Read more »

First Day ARvs Today

Posted by green_xuanya, 1 Reply
...In January 2010, I was diagnosed to be HIV+. I was in denial for a couple of months - I was depressed, I tried to escape but who am I fooling - just myself. So this week, Read more »

Positive denial

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I've been positive since 1992 and have been in denial since then. I chose to "ignore" my result until 2004 and just put it at the back of my mind. I finally decided to go to a doctor Read more »

Took Test!

Posted by bura, 4 Replies
i took a few more tests today, namely elisa,PA,viral load test and maybe the imuno blot test (don't know what's that...the reason maybe...coz need to seek permission to do this if the elisa comes out negative). Paid some money for the viral load... Read more »