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The Well Project

Depression, Women and HIV

Table of Contents Women and Depression Depression in Women Living With HIV Depression and Older Women Living With HIV Depression Can Cause Serious Problems What Is Depression? Treatment Options Get Checked and Treated for Depression Women and Depression Studies have shown that, in the general population, women are two times morelikely to be depressed than men. While it is not clear why women suffer fromdepression so much...
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Elderly & HIV Positive

I am a 63 year old Gay man and I was diagnosed with HIV at age 60. I am still treatment naive with a viral load just under 14,000 and a T-cell count of 450. I work out at the gym 2-3 days a week, have a healthy eating pattern and get regular...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I am not sure how to find out who the oldest person living with HIV might be. Google is of no help, and there are no articles on this. I would say that a number of people have lived into their 80s with HIV infection. It might be a good idea for... Read more »

Elderly AIDS male slow to low vl high cd4

My husband is over 65 and was diagnosed HIV+ and HPB 10 months ago and has been on HAART for the past 10 months. His VL was over a million and CD4 coung less than 20. He has overcome lymphoma, perforated bowel, lung infection and is doing well...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Yes, he should be able to get to an undetectable viral load. Given where the viral load started, it could take as long as a year. If the viral load remains detectable at the level it currently is, it may require a modification in the HIV med regimen... Read more »

WORRIED ELDER BROTHER :(

Hello Doctor,I have tested HIV positive about 8 months ago. I didn't tell my family member about my status. I'm also not on any medications. Some days before my HIV test on one morning i used my razor to shave. That morning i nicked myself...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe good news is once HIV leaves the body it begins to die and becomes unable to infect. HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast... Read more »

consider you as elder brother.

dear Richard, I am from india and here the role of elder brother is no less then father. I am asking you this question as younger brother please help me bro I am crying each single day and have made my life hell. richard, 1.ONE STRANGER GAY...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:I am honored that you would consider me an elder brother. Here are my thoughts on your questions:1: Low-risk to both partners. See below for our stance on oral sex.2: Makes it even less of a risk.3: OK.4: You might ask yourself WHY you feel... Read more »
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HISPANIC HIV LOOKING FOR A HIV WOMEN

Posted by Anonymous
HI, MY NAME IS HUMBERTO FROM MASTIC BEACH IN LONG ISLAND . I AM LOOKING FOR A WOMEN WHO UNDERSTANDS THE EMOTIONAL AND FELLING OF SOMEONE WHO IS LIVING WITH HIV AND IS NOT AFFRAID TO HAVE SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH SOMEONE. WHO ALSO LIKES MOVIES,... Read more »

Are HIV- women or men more likely to be accepting of you being HIV+

Posted by PozInOrlando, 1 Reply
I am recently HIV+ and it seems based on what I read about and have heard that men who are HIV- tend to be more accepting of a woman who's HIV+ than the other way around when it comes to serodiscordant relationships

Do yo think when it comes to... Read more »

Survey: HIV- women desiring children with HIV+ man

Posted by Poppy
BAPAC, Bay Area Perinatel AIDS Center is conducting an online survey for HIV- women, desiring to have children with an HIV+ male partner. The goal of this survey is to collect data which will be useful in educating couples, physicians,... Read more »

Looking for women;s stories

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I'm a college student working on a project for an upcoming AIDS awareness week at my school. I thought it would be very beneficial for our community if we were to tell the stories of real women effected by AIDS/HIV. If you would be willing to... Read more »