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Hiv History

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Recently HIV+/History of Depression

Dr.On February 7, 2002 I tested positive for HIV. I thought I had been very safe - and perhaps I was, but the news literally sent me into a state of shock. In the ensuing days my emotions swung wildly from blithe acceptance, to panic, to paranoia,...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
It is obvious that just consulting with your psychiatrist and taking meds is not working. Are you in a regular (either once or twice a week) psychotherapy? If not then you really need to add talk therapy to your taking antidepressant medication.... Read more »

hiv after history of protected sex

Hi,I'm freaking out abit.I've always had protected sex buti've read certain posts... Read more »

Infection Method and HIV Natural history

It is my understanding that the progression of HIV infection may differ in cases of infection by IV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Correlates of HIV Testing History Among Urban Youth Recruited Through Venue-Based Testing in 15 U.S. Cities

Adolescents and young adults are disproportionately represented among both those living with HIV and individuals who are infected but do not know it. The team undertook the current study to determine factors associated with a history of HIV testing... Read more »
Body Positive

HIV Treatments: A History of Scientific Advance

Bruce T. Volpone, The Child's Shoe , 1995, AZT and leather The introduction of antiviral medications used in combination is among the most important advances in the history of HIV/AIDS treatment. By using more than one drug at a time,... Read more »

HIV in the Classroom: Making AIDS Activist History a Part of U.S. History

HIV in the Classroom: A Spotlight Series Do you think the general U.S. population just "got used to AIDS?" No, of course not. "It wasn't a passive process, and they weren't nice about it," recalls filmmaker Jim Hubbard; "This country had to be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Positive Couple Make History in China

Cao Xueliang, 37, and bride Wang Daiying, 34, allowed the press to cover their recent wedding in the town of Gongmin, in the southwestern province of Sichuan. It was the first time an HIV-positive couple wed publicly in China. Doctors and AIDS... Read more »
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Symptoms vs. testing history - what should I do?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 3 Replies
I am trying desperately to find some closure to an ongoing concern Ive had about possibly acquiring HIV. I would appreciate your advice.

In early March 2006, I had an unprotected sexual encounter with a woman whom I met in a bar. We engaged in both... Read more »

my history..

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
am back again, want to write abit abt me and how i possibly got not even sure where to start but i last went for a test in july 2004, and that was negative.since then i haven't had unprotected sex, except with my ex boyfriend, who i was... Read more »

clinical history

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have often read, you must take more tests in SOME situations.(24 weeks) What about "clinical history". A lot of people have a clinical history and symptoms after a 13 week-neg. They all must test at 24 weeks??? And what about my situation?- I have... Read more »

Testing History.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
November 11, 2004 Abbott Oraquik (two weeks after very high risk exposure), negative. 1st week Feb, 2005 Abbott
Determine HIV 1/2, negative. 1st week June, 2005 , same test, negative. 1st week October, 2005, same test, negative. 1st week January... Read more »