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poor & HIV+, how to deal with insurance?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Just quit my job about 8 months ago when i found out i was positive. couldnt deal with working at the time. i haven't been working since. Since then, i applied for government assistant for health insurance which i had no problem with since i didn't... Read more »

How to deal with HIV- It really works!

Posted by TwinsDad, 1 Reply
Take the following suggestions with you. You may find them helpful. I have.

1. Accept responsibility. It's your life. No on can live it for you. Family and friends may be able to help, but the responsibility must come from you.

2. Be objective. ... Read more »

How i deal with living with hiv

Posted by POZGAL43, 2 Replies
HI,I`M POZGAL43 , I`AM 43 BUT I WAS 42 WHEN I FIRST WAS DIAGNOSED IN JUNE 23,2010. I CAN SAY THAT I WAS SOMEWHAT SURPRISE BUT IN MY MIND I KNEW IT WAS EITHER HIV OR AIDS BECAUSE MY LAST TEST WAS IN 2000 AND I WAS NEGATIVE THEN BUT THIS TIME I WAS... Read more »

What's the deal?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have a simple question:

I keep hearing that HIV treatments and sooo much better now then ever. well if they are so good, why are soooo many people still dying from AIDS in countries with good health care? (US, UK, Canada) Read more »

EXTREME ANXIETY I CANT DEAL WITH THIS ANYMORE !!!

Posted by becks555, 3 Replies
HI i am 18 year old , dad has full blown aids he had it for about 8 years. My anxiety of HIV/AIDS started about 6 months ago and it is getting worse as time goes by everyday. And now I am the point where I cant even go to fastfood places because i... Read more »
Ask the Experts
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
Thanks for the support.MH... Read more »

HIV isent that big of a deal

HiIm just wondering why people freak out so bad if they find out they have HIV.I mean in the big scheme of things, it really doesnt matter if you live for 30 years or 80 years. Also it really doesnt matter what you accomplish in that time....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Sweetie, have you checked the expiration date on your Prozac prescription lately???Dr. Bob... Read more »

Please, What is the deal with HIV and DEEP Kissing?

I hope this guy is wrong: http://allafrica.com/stories/200008300010.html...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Please refer to my response "Deep Kissing and HIV" for my a specific response to that article.There has been no change in the general consensus about HIV transmission through kissing: there is no evidence that it happens. Even though HIV... Read more »

How to help someone deal with HIV and the side effects

Dr's,I have just learned that my boyfriend has HIV. We haven't slept together so I am not at risk but I am more worried about him. We work together and up until he started a new treatment for hepititus c he was fine. Now he has rapid mood...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It is very common for treatment for hepatitis C to cause significant mood swings/depression and fatigue(a-interferon and ribavirin used for hepatitis C). Many hepatitis C specialists work with patients and their support group to combat the side... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Nonprofit's Dealings Scrutinized

MOVERS Inc., a local nonprofit HIV/AIDS service agency that houses poor HIV/AIDS patients, has come under scrutiny recently. The organization has provided medical care, counseling, and housing to area patients over the past 18 years. But according... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Abbott, OraSure Form Deal on HIV Test

Overcoming some patent disputes, Abbott Laboratories Inc. and OraSure Technologies Inc. have agreed to jointly distribute a test that determines in 20 minutes whether someone has HIV. OraSure's quick test, using just a drop of blood from a pin... Read more »
Women Alive

A Married Couple Learns To Deal With HIV

A Day of Reckoning by Wayne Brown It was a beautiful morning. It had been raining for a few days and the air was fresh, no smog insight. My mind was in overdrive as I thought about kicking ass at work. I was in charge of collecting, I had to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa: Ivory Coast Makes Deal for Cheaper HIV Drugs

Three pharmaceutical companies have agreed to significantly reduce the prices of their AIDS drugs in Ivory Coast. Under the deal, the drug firms -- Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, and GlaxoSmithKline -- will lower the average monthly cost of treating... Read more »