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Hiv Infection Stories

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

San Francisco Chronicle Publishes Correction to Its Story About Program to Identify New HIV Infections

The San Francisco Chronicle recently published a correction to its story from Feb. 9 about a pilot program to identify new HIV infections soon after they occur. According to the correction, the San Francisco AIDS Foundation initiated the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Spokesman Looks to Stop Infection With Personal AIDS Story on National Black HIV/AIDS Day

Jamar Rogers, a 30-year-old singer of The Voice fame, is sharing the story of his early AIDS diagnosis as part of the "Let's Stop HIV Together" campaign, a CDC-launched social awareness campaign. He has been traveling to high schools and... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

"His" Story and "Her" Story: Gender Differences and HIV

What began in the early 1980s as a plague of the gays, found only in white homosexual urban American males, has over the course of the last three decades diversified its wrath to affect millions of men, women and children of every sexual... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Faith, HIV and heartbreaking stories

Dear Fr. DeMartini. I read the posting "His way of saving me" of 31 January and found the story heartbreaking and similar to mine in a way. I am a straight woman infected with HIV through a deception of another man. I did not pass the...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
Dear Friend, Thank you for your very honest observations. I realize that you describe yourself as not believing in God and that the notion of faith is "amazing and totally alien" so I want to try to respond to your hurtful circumstances... Read more »

Oral Sex, HIV, and Braces: One Persons Story

Dear Mr. Sowadsky, Why is there little or no warning information to the public about the risk of oral sex and braces for transmission of HIV. I was infected in November of 1992 and developed AIDS by May of 1997. I was shocked by the diagnosis...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your comments.If you read my answers about the risks of giving oral sex, I have always stated that there was a risk of infection (although the risk is generally less than that of intercourse). Most of the cases reported through giving... Read more »

One man's story of dealing with his fears of HIV

I used to frequent this sight; in fact I had it bookmarked. Primarily because I had this 'aids anxiety' or was 'worried well' or was a hypochondriac, I don't know what you want to call it, but that was I. In fact I wrote...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your comments. I am sure they will help others out there!If you have any further comments, please feel free to e-mail me at "" or call me at (Nationwide). I'm glad to help!... Read more »

Hiv positive employee threating to sue over termination, but there are two sides to the story

My wife is a retail manager and recently fired her assistant manager, Who is HIV+, for theft. He was an openly gay man, and told my wife about 3 months ago he was positive. My wife told her other assistant he was Positive. She felt her other...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
The bitter truth is that your wife did violate his privacy when she disclosed his HIV status. How I wish that managers were required to take HIV in the workplace seminars, so that they could avoid such messes! She was nervous about her co-manager... Read more »
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Am I infected ? My story

Posted by Changedmylife82, 2 Replies
Ok, so here it goes. Two weeks ago I was feeling pretty ill. Flu like symtoms a dry cough etc. I also complained to the Dr. of having a bit of memory loss and unable to sleep. I had recently got a promotion at work which put me on the overnight... Read more »

am i infected here's my story ...please help..

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
on may 5th i had sex with a girl that i barely know when i was done i noticed the condom had broken and i didn't notice when it happened, about a month later early june i noticed i got some chills and some sweats out of the blue that was the first... Read more »

A True HIV + Indian Story

Posted by karan9delhi
Hi All
This is a true story to spread awareness about HIV infection
Youtube link here
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True story of Disha living with HIV

Posted by karan9delhi, 1 Reply
Hi All
This is a true story to spread awareness about HIV infection
Youtube link here

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