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Hiv In Families

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Ask the Experts

HIV family???

Hello dear sir,You answered a few questions last week and I dontaed $25 . I would like to donate another $25 to your foundations.My and my wife decided to explore our sex lives and had a threesome with a pro and i wore a condom and it didnt break...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Based on the information provided, the risk of HIV-acquisition would be extremely remote. Your wife's friend, with whom you had unprotected sex and who tested negative after that, Read more »

Helping an HIV+ family

My mother has a childhood friend who was unable to have children and adopted an HIV+ infant in... Read more »

my husband has hiv can we still start a family?

My husband has hiv is it still possible for us to start a family without there being a risk of me... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN Examines Resistance to Have Children Tested for HIV Among Family Members in Burkina Faso

... IRIN examines how the refusal by families to test their children for HIV/AIDS in Burkina Faso masks the epidemic and keeps life-saving drugs out of the hands of at-risk children. The article includes information Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR's "Weekend Edition Sunday" Examines Impact of HIV/AIDS on Family Structures in Lesotho

... HIV/AIDS in Lesotho has "stretched the extended family beyond the breaking point," where an estimated 180,000 children have lost Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington: Nonprofit Rise N' Shine Helps HIV Families

...Seattle-based nonprofit Rise n' Shine has provided emotional and material support for kids who have a family member with HIV/AIDS. RNS now has an annual $450,000 budget and serves about 175 children; its services include a summer camp for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Mantua Facility That Caters to Families Coping With HIV/AIDS Shutters Its Doors

... After almost 15 years of providing services to families affected by HIV/AIDS, St. Mary's Family Respite Center (FRC) closed its doors on March 31. In announcing the closing, Executive Director Sandra Read more »
Connect With Others

hiv/aids and impact on family

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My name is Susy. My Dad died from AIDS 9 yrs ago. i am currently in graduate school, (almost finished), with a degree in clinical psychology. I have a project due Read more »

Wife mad cuz my family hid my father's hiv +

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My dad was diagnosed with hiv four years ago, and died about a month ago from aids related complications at 62. My family decided to keep it a family secret. Read more »

How do I tell my family I'm HIV Positive?

Posted by Anonymous
...and I am very careful with my all of my partners but I am tired of living with this secret. What is the best way to tell my family? My mother, ex-husband and daughter will just die over this. Please give me some advice. Read more »

FAMILY LIVING WITH HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...PROUD OF HER,SHE DIDN'T WANT ANYONE TO KNOW AT FIRST, BUT THEY HER DOCTOR ASKED TO TO SPEAK TO THE INTERNS ABOUT LIVING WITH HIV AT THE MILTON HERSHEY MEDICAL CENTER AND SHE WAS WONDERFUL, YOU WOULD HAVE THOUGHT SHE HAD BEEN SPEAKING IN FROT OF... Read more »