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Strategies for Managing Opportunistic Infections

Introduction Opportunistic Infections and HIV Disease Preventing Infections in the First Place Treating Infections as They Occur Preventive Treatment for OIs Maintenance Therapy A Final Word on Strategies for Managing Opportunistic Infections List of AIDS-Defining OIs from the Centers for Disease Control Introduction HIV ( human immunodeficiency virus ) infects the cells of your body's immune system. It then impairs how...
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Case Management Agencies/Worth It?

I'm not sure if i'm in the right forum to ask this so feel free to advise me somewhere else. I'm currently employed and have full medical coverage, they pay for my medication which just passed the 2 year mark. So I'm thinking...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Please don't worry about giving the employer your certificate of creditable coverage. This certificate says nothing about your health status. It is only used by the new employer if he has a pre-existing condition clause in his health plan.... Read more »

Worried HIV Case Manager

Dear Dr. Bob,I feel embarrassed to ask this question but I have to. I am a case manager for HIV positive people. I interact with my clients alot. We hold a support group and plan activities together. Part of my job is to also educate the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No reason to be embarrassed about asking a question here! Have you taken a gander at the archives? Absolutely no topic is off limits or out of bounds on this site! After all it's all about life, love, sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll!... Read more »

Mark Powell, HIV Case Manager

How come HIV does not automatically cross the placenta during pregnancy?...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
HIV transmission from a pregnant woman to her baby occurs 25% of the time in a woman not receiving treatment; the virus crosses the placent to infect the fetus 5-8% of the time; the placenta is an effective barrier against many infections, however... Read more »

Relapses in having unsafe sex / Prevention Case Management

I am a gay man. Know all of the dangers of unprotected sex (I am an insertive top), in fact I used to work with People with Aids and saw firsthand of what can happen. Every now and then I just "slip" into someone's ass without a...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. The situation you are describing is all too common. Previously, when it came to HIV and STD prevention, we used to just tell a person to practice safer sex, give them a few condoms, then the person would leave and we... Read more »
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Case Managers FLA

Posted by Anonymous
Comprehensive AIDS Program (CAP) of Palm Beach County, Inc.

Seeks Case Workers for our Belle Glade, FL office (which is located in Western Palm Beach County), BSW or equivalent degree, experienced in medical, HIV, addictions or related fields.... Read more »

ANIMO Case Manager NYC

Posted by Robert1
ANIMO Case Manager

Job description:New York Harm Reduction Educators, Inc (NYHRE) is New Yorks largest harm reduction/ syringe exchange program. Its mission is HIV prevention and comprehensive services for those at risk for, or infected with HIV.... Read more »

Case Manager Yonkers, NY

Posted by Anonymous
Case Manager for The Sharing Community, Inc.
In Yonkers, NY is a COMMUNITY-BASED organization

We seek to inspire HOPE where often pain, depression, and feelings of hopelessness are real for people who are ill, or have no home, inadequate food... Read more »

Bilingual HIV Prevention Case Manager Seattle

Posted by Anonymous
Lifelong AIDS Alliance
Bilingual HIV Prevention Case Manager

Description: The Prevention Case Manager is responsible for the provision of prevention case management services for HIV+ clients in need of HIV risk reduction counseling. This... Read more »