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The Well Project

Adherence to HIV Drug Regimens

... Table of Contents Strong Drugs to Fight HIV The Importance of Adherence Starting and Choosing HIV Drugs Barriers to Adherence for Women Overcoming Barriers Adherence Tips Finding Support Strong Drugs to Fight HIV The many advances in HIV treatment
Ask the Experts

DIFFERENT STORIES AND CHILDCARE

OKAY I TALKED TO A HIV COORDINATER IN MY AREA AND SHE SAID TH EONLY WAY TO GET HIV THROUGH BLOOD CONTACT WOULD BE IF THEY CUT THEMSELBES AND YOU ARE BLEEDING AND YOU RUB IT TOGETHER, SO CAN YOU EXPLAIN THIS. HOW MANY PEOPLE HAVE BEEN INFECTED...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...HIV transmission through exposure to blood primarily occurs through sharing injection needles for drug use. It also occurs in healthcare Read more »

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Bob,My question is about starting a family through artificial insemination versus in vitro fertilization. I searched the archives and was unable to find an answer (or perhaps the answer I was seeking), so I apologize in advance if you or someone... Read more »

childcare ?

I live in a country where 30 of the people have HIV. I have a two year old and a newborn. We have a nanny who takes care of the kids and we do not know her HIV status. Can the kids get HIV from the nanny ?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Your children are only at risk for infection if:A) The nanny is HIV infected.ANDB) Their mucous membranes or bloodstream are exposed to her blood.ORC) The nanny breastfeeds them. It is highly unlikely Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I'm sorry to hear about your boyfriend's recent HIV diagnosis. Regarding your risk, I suggest you read through the information in the archives of this forum in the chapters dedicated Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

HIV Clinical Trials FAQ

...available for people who are uninsured and can not afford their medications. In addition, in the United States, every state has an AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) and a Medicaid program, which may provide you with FDA-approved medications if... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Clinical Trials

...Components of Clinical Trials The Stages of Treatment Trials Should I Participate in a Clinical Trial? Clinical Trials and HIV+ Women What Are Clinical Trials? The term clinical trial is used to describe many different types of... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...affect women living with HIV infection. To date, the medical community has focused a large amount of its research efforts on HIV/AIDS in men. 1 , 2 However, both clinical experience and the observational data that we do have suggest that,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Denial Infects the Mississippi Delta -- Black Women's Attitudes Toward Safe-Sex Practices Deadly

... A survey of attitudes toward HIV/AIDS among African-American women in the Mississippi Delta found troubling levels of denial and ignorance about the disease: Read more »
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Update

Posted by shannon, 3 Replies
...worried about germs anymore (thanks for the helpful reassurance right away on that!). My friend is actually stepping up his childcare for my family so he can reduce his manual labor elsewhere. We are all anxiously awaiting a second baby... Read more »

Breast Milk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I know the with breast milk HIV/AIDS it is transfer from mother to child, by breast feeding, I am in childcare and I was wondering if a mother brings in a bottle Read more »

Lesbian with HIV/AIDS for Over 20 years

Posted by Smiley
... branded for life by the idea of defeat, self loathing, and a future ravaged by molestation, prostitution, drug abuse, and AIDS. I dont remember his face, but I remember [the incident] like a picture of what happened to me that night, says... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »