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Hiv Issues

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Advocacy Day Brings HIV Issues to the Legislature

HIV-infected volunteers from Houston and Dallas gathered in Austin, Texas, Monday, March 4, to share with legislators how HIV/AIDS programming has helped them to survive HIV for decades. Januari Leo, public affairs field specialist for Houston's... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Social Marketing Used to Promote Behavior Change Related to HIV, Other Issues in Kenya

Several advertising organizations are conducting social marketing campaigns in Kenya that address the country's health and social issues -- including HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis and domestic abuse -- Kenya's Nation reports. Kenya's... Read more »
Human Rights Campaign

Senator Edward Kennedy: A Record of Leadership on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and HIV Issues

Washington -- The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, released the following document on Senator Edward M. Kennedy's (D-MA) historic leadership on issues of importance... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV+ and issues with responding to STD treatment

In the past several months, I have made some poor decisions about anonymous sexual encounters. Oral sex without condoms was exchanged. In May, I was diagnosed with Syphillis, was given Penicillin shots. In July, I was tested to determine if...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Other than the chlamydia, your syphilis, herpes and HIV are responding to treatment. So, really, this seems about the chlamydia. I am not sure why you are not responding appropriately to antibiotics. Some cases of chlamydia do indeed require... Read more »

HIV + Skin Issues

Hi I am an African American diagnosed HIV+ in 2005 I have been on Atripla since 2007 I have 2 skin issues the first something that appears like small Hives on stomach back and upper arms they do not itch I also have a dark mark on the head of my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Occasionally I have seen dark spots appear on the skin (usually palms and soles of feet) in African American pxs taking Atripla (most likely due to the FTC or emtricitabine). If the drug is possibly contributing then a switch to an alternative... Read more »

hiv transmission issue at work place

Yesterday i had a very bad accident at work and cut myself. A lot of blood spilled out on my work place and the floor. i wanted to clean my mess, but work colleague already had done it. It seems that this person did not use gloves while cleaning my...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer, Thank you for writing in. What happened to you sounds upsetting not just because you injured yourself but also because you fear that you exposed a co-worker to HIV. It is important to know that over 30 states and US territories have... Read more »


Dr. Frascino,I was wondering if you could answer this question: I have an opportunity to move to Argentina for 2 years in the next couple months. Specifically, Buenos Aires. I currently live in Cleveland, OH. I was wondering what you could tell me,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello O,Now let's see. Where would I like to live more, Cleveland, OH or Buenos Aires, Argentina?????? Cleveland or Buenos Aires???? Cleveland or Buenos Aires???? Knowing both cities well, it would take me exactly one tenth of a nanosecond to... Read more »
Connect With Others

Lesbians Living with HIV: sexuality issues

Posted by Anonymous
Are you a lesbian living with HIV/AIDS? I am a writer for HIV Plus Magazine, a community oriented research and treatment magazine for people living with HIV /AIDS. Our Spring Issue will be dedicated completely to HIV positive women. I am writing a... Read more »


Posted by blackdante
Does anyone else suffer from seborrhic dermatitis, exfoliative chelliitus,atopic eczema, folliticus, chronic dry skin, or any other skin issues since their diagnosis that they didnt have before???( I know you dont have to have HIV to have these... Read more »

sexual issues when HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone!
I'm a magazine writer for an HIV publication and I'm currently at work on an article about how to handle it when your partner wants to have unprotected sex. I'm focusing on the psychological, personal, decision-making stuff that comes... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles

Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »