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Hiv Handicap

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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 in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
Ask the Experts

Performing and HIV+. How well do they mix?

Hi Dr. Bob. If you can read IP addresses, you will notice I have written to you in past ocassions. I am will, my partner cheated last year, got HIV. We had unprotected sex but I remained uninfected. I collected 3 negative results at 3, 8 and 13...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...That condition causes numbness and tingling in the hands and feet. As you can imagine, that altered sensation can be a real handicap when trying to negotiate demanding passages from Rachmaninoff, Liszt, Scriabin or Ravel, etc. (The silver lining... Read more »

Pleae tell me I am crazy!!!

Dr.Bob, Ok.I need you to tell me to get over this. Back in September I had sinus congestion and vertigo caused from the congestion.Sore throat for one dau tops. Exactly one week later I had hives, my neck was a bit sore, and I thought my glands...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...OK, you are crazy! There; feel better??? I don't feel you are totally whacked like many of the folks who write in, but your HIV worries are indeed completely irrational and totally unwarranted.". . . I'm thinking about talking to somebody about... Read more »

resistant virus

Dear DW,Many thanks to all the wonderful advice that you and all the other experts provide on this site!My question is: With resistant virus to all the older nrtis except maybe tenofivir,is there any redeeming anti viral effect with these agents? I...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...similar way and share this mutation.There are also some data to suggest that virus resistant to other NRTIs may also be relatively handicapped but this is less conclusive. Most would not continue d4T in a failing regimen given its toxicity... Read more »

HIV, legal rights, insurance, and discrimination

Rick could you please discuss what one may need to know after testing positive to hiv regarding employment, medical insurance. . .For example, i am currently employed through a company and they provide health insurance through a common provider. ...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...(ADA). These laws make it illegal to discriminate against a person based on their disability. Disabilities can include physical handicaps, cancer, heart disease, HIV/AIDS, diabetes, and others impairments and diseases. Companies and services... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Handicap International Launches Program in Rwanda to Address HIV/AIDS Among Blind People

... Efforts to address HIV/AIDS in Rwanda have not included blind people, Jacques Sindayigaya, Handicap International 's coordinator of a new program to address the virus in the population, said Monday during a workshop in Rwanda's Read more »
Body Positive

Uphill Struggles: Mentally Handicapped and HIV-Positive

...someone with a mental handicap, HIV/AIDS presents a special challengethat often results in an uphill struggle. People with mild handicaps areable to adjust and function in all types of competitive employment and withlittle modification to their... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mozambican Civil Society Groups to Launch HIV/AIDS Campaign Aimed at Disabled People

...the Disabled and HIV/AIDS, will be coordinated by the Secretariat of the African Decade of Persons with Disabilities and Handicap International . FAMOD, Handicap International and other partners also have scheduled a workshop for this week in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Japan: More Firms Opening Doors to HIV-Positive

...1998 Japanese law recognizes HIV-positive persons as disabled. "Companies that are required to employ a mandated number of handicapped people are particularly interested in employing people with HIV since there isn't much limitation on the jobs... Read more »
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I need your opinion...$75 for 60 minutes

Posted by DWC, 1 Reply
...I am a long time market researcher in HIV...I did my first project in HIV about 10 years ago. I have several projects coming up and I am trying to identify some HIV patients Read more »

my best friend...

Posted by JackWilson, 2 Replies
My best friend tested positive last week. It's been the hardest thing we've ever had to endure. I don't feel like I'm doing enough nor do I know what I can even possibly do. We've been there for each other for some hard times, but this is just... Read more »

Etiquette Rules when Meeting a Disabled Person

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
... wheelchair-bound victim defect suffers from handicapped a patient Avoid terms that imply that people with disabilities are overly courageous, brave, special,... Read more »

No HopeForTomorrow

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 3 Replies
...certifying that i do indeed have an Uncle-Dad that sleeps with my mom, and yes i was the fastest sperm, only due to the egg having a handicap ramp* ____ i agree ____ i diasgree please select the unique username that fits your personality.... Read more »