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Hiv Infection In Families

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Family support for one that is infected with HIV

My younger sister may be infected with the HIV virus. I have been doing research on the virus so that I am able to be there for her adn help her through this. My question for you is how infact I should deal with the results. I will be going with...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...also very helpful, because you can be more informed and objective in understanding what is happening during the course of her HIV infection. When visiting health care professionals with her, you can help her to be assertive and ask the important... Read more »

show courtesy on my life

sir i am 28 yr old man, please dont discard me,no one is ready to reply my post ,please i have... 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

Fears About HIV Transmission in Families With an HIV-Infected Parent: A Qualitative Analysis

...for more HIV-positive parents to have children. But few studies have examined transmission fears that might remain for these families and how they address such fears, noted the authors. The current study describes transmission-related fears in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Families of Philippine Seafarers Exposed to High Risks of HIV Infection

... Men -- chiefly seafarers -- returning from contract work abroad accounted for 35 percent of new HIV infections in the Philippines last year, according to the country's National AIDS Council. "The confluence of 'mobile men' with money away Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Family Group Approach to Increasing Adherence to Therapy in HIV-Infected Youths: Results of a Pilot Project

...with HIV was causing increased morbidity and premature death in their clinic population, developed a pilot program to involve families and peers in the effort to increase drug adherence among HIV-positive youth. The researchers recruited... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bulgaria Rejects Libya's Proposal to Negotiate Settlement Between Families of HIV-Positive Children, Nurses Convicted of Infecting Them

...Tuesday rejected Libyan Foreign Minister Abdelrahman Shalgham's proposal to negotiate a settlement between Bulgaria and the families of the 400 children that five Bulgarian nurses have been convicted of intentionally infecting with HIV, Agence... Read more »
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Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the presence of mind to discard it? I can't understand. Now I have to live with the thought that I may have exposed myself to HIV infection. I mean, the toilet paper which came into contact with the seat actually also came into contact with my... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world population Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Exploring: NIAID, NIH, U.S. DHHS March 2005 HIV Infection and AIDS: An Overview INTRODUCTION AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) was first reported in the United States in 1981 Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG with them in saying that teaching children about sex should start at home. Im not saying na mahina ang foundation ko sa family ko, pero never akong tinuruan ng mga ganyan. And I dont remember I was taught about sex in high school, Luigi... Read more »