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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some studies, HIV-positive women were twice as likely as men to be depressed (this is also seen in...
Ask the Experts

HIV+Hep B and a Baby

Hi!My child's main caregiver (besides her parents) was just diagnosed with both Hep B and HIV.Now I am worried that continuing to care for my daughter will put him at risk since children tend to spread so many germs.Do we have to give up his...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...HIV. Routine contact with your son (holding,hugging, kissing) is not a problem. We do recommend hepatitis B immunzations for family and household contacts of a chronic hepatitis B carrier, as recommended by the American Association for Liver... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,See below.Dr. BobHow to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding) May 15, 2009If a HIV - woman Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...QTND (Question That Never Dies) and has a common sense ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). See below.Dr. Bobgay anal sex with two hiv negativesJun 2, 2008 dr bob, i am really worried because my gay friend and i had gay sex and anal! is there any... Read more »

household contact

Dear Doctor, My family has been living together with a HIV+ man for about a week's time. None of us had any sexually intimate contact with him but we share the same bathroom. I am now worrying about my parents cause I doubt he had shared our...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Several studies have been conducted among families who live with an HIV positive person in the household. Only in rare circumstances was a person infected, and that probably involved direct contact Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Baby-boomers living with HIV

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
...Baby-boomers living with HIV We lived through the fifties and sixties, with reminders from our parents to appreciate the things that they never had in the Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone Read more »

HIV son's dad starting to make the the turn

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...starting to settle now that its been a few weeks and Im calming down and appreciative of the grace of a few folks here whi have HIV and are gay but maintained grace under fire which I coudnt manage to do. To clarify a few points; It was my son... Read more »

Requesting a family member to get tested.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...sexual behaviour. I don't need anyone to tell me anything about how transmission occurs, etc. because we're quite aware of HIV and AIDS , and it's transmission vehicles, etc. What I do need to get is an opinion from anyone regarding what to... Read more »