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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

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dental job

Are there any jobs for dental hygienists cleaning AIDS patients teeth
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...practices see a lot of HIV patients and gum/tooth hygiene is an important part of their care. Dental hygienists are a part of the dental care team so I suggest contacting a local AIDS service organization to find out the names of dentists in your... Read more »

Ticking biological clock...

I am not sure if there is a forum for this but are there any resources available for HIV positive people to pursue gestational carriers or surrogacy as a means of having a family? I am currently in contact with a lab that washes and stores sperm,...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Hospital: places in the United States also do sperm washing to clean your sperm out of any possible HIV. It is also important to know that if your viral load has been... Read more »

HIV meds and dental care

Do any of the combinations of HIV meds affect the teeth? For example does it weaken the ennamel or other parts of the tooth?
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...seen an increase in root caries (decay on the root surfaces of teeth) in the HAART era; there have not been any studies linking HIV medications to this phenomenon. This does not mean that a relationship does not exist; it has just not been... Read more »

HIV & caries

Hello Dr. Reznik:Not really a question, but a thanks for your October 1999 reply to a question about HIV & cavities. I've long heard conflicting reports about accelerated tooth decay & HIV; some practitioners believe they've seen it and others...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...Dear Phillip:It greatly upsets me to hear that you have had to forgo routine dental care and have been losing teeth rapidly. The Ryan White CARE Act, which covers care and services for people living HIV/AIDS as the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Grant to Fund Dental Care for People With HIV/AIDS

...and Human Services grant, people with HIV/AIDS in a 23-county area of Northeast Texas will now be able to receive specialized dental care closer to home. Awarded by the division's Health Resources and Services Administration, the grant will go to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Inland HIV/AIDS Agency May Face Funding Challenges

...including $80 million in proposed cuts to HIV/AIDS programs and elimination of Medi-Cal adult dental services that began July 1. "Dental care is a big issue," said Joe Acosta, who co-chairs the council. "That's one good example of what we're... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts: Dental Care Providers Can Help in Early Detection of HIV

... "The dental community can join [the fight against AIDS] by being the first line of defense in identifying possible signs of HIV. Dental teams have a unique opportunity to identify individuals who may be HIV-positive and unaware of their status. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Housing Works Plans New Resource Center for AIDS/HIV Positive Women

...its new Brooklyn center, "By and For Women," which will offer by spring of next year day treatment services, primary care, and dental services for women with HIV/AIDS. The creation of the center, located at 57 Willoughby St., reflects the... Read more »
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long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
...situation. I m not an "alternative freak" so dont get me wrong here. and im not saying to others what to do in their life with hiv. But am l alone in this situation?? I am reluctant to hear the same thing over and over again but still l want to... Read more »

Help from VA

Posted by beterday, 1 Reply
...I'm just getting over the depressed stage of hiv a 2 months ago. So the only thing I did is just went to the Va to seek help with my med. Is there anything else that I can Read more »

Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting
...through local partner treatment facilities (LPTF) provides increased access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) to persons with HIV/AIDS in resource poor settings. The project is funded by the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), as part... Read more »

threatened with hiv

Posted by regretidiotz, 2 Replies
...i was at a cafe haing a cup of morning coffe today. a man approached me to ask for some money for dental treatment. i refused and he actually took out a syringe and claimed that he has aids and will inject me with it if i don't give him money. Read more »