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Hiv On The Face

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Face of HIV Is the Human Face

This Saturday, LOGO TV will air "Positive Youth," a documentary that looks at HIV/AIDS through the experiences of four young people in four US localities. The individuals -- a woman, 18, in a poor farm town; a man, 25, in a major city; an African... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Babies Who Escape HIV Face Other Death Risks: Study

Infants who are spared HIV from their infected mothers have a four-fold risk of dying from other infectious diseases during their first year, a new study finds. In a group of 109 HIV-infected and uninfected mothers and their babies in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Alabama's Segregation for Inmates With HIV Faces Court Scrutiny

Alabama, one of two U.S. states that segregate inmates with HIV from the rest of their prison population, will seek to defend the policy against a class action lawsuit. ... The American Civil Liberties Union sued Alabama in 2011 for what the group... Read more »
Ask the Experts

can you get hiv from face painting or make up sharing

wanted to see if you can get hiv from face painting in which the same brush is used on many people. The same thing happens at make up counters. With face painting i know the virus would die outside in the air but the brush is wet and stays wet,...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No way. This is not how HIV can be spread. I can imagine no such scenario without conjuring up brushes dipped in buckets of blood - and that is just too yucky and freaky to even think about, let alone type.DW... Read more »

HIV finally has a face...

I, with my Doctors direction, have stopped my Cocktail after 3 years, because of Lipdystrophy. I just caould not take it anymore. I looked so gaunt and ill. People kept saying how thin I was and asking if I were ill. I got looks from people. I tried...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
While the process is being worked on here in the U.S., you may want to converse with the people who distribute New-Fill at Biopharmex France in Luxembourg. The website is shown in the link below and you can email them for more information at... Read more »

has the changing face of HIV had an impact on mental health

since 1981 and the first reported AIDS in the UK and the introduction of ARV's and HAART there has been a major change in the life expectancy of HIV + people? Would you know if there is also a greater impact on the mental health maybe due to...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
This is a really sophisticated and complicated question that requires a much more detailed response than I can offer briefly here. In fact I just completed a new book that deals solely with the mental health issues of people on combination therapy.... Read more »

I'm HIV+ and an infant bit my face, risky for the infant? (HUMAN BITE, 2010)

Hello Dr. Bob,Although I am well educated on HIV risk and transmission, a recent incident has me very concerned. A little history, I was diagnosed HIV+ over two years ago (11/2007), and started medication in January of this year (Atripla)....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Concerned HIV+ Uncle,I agree with the information you found in the literature. The risk of acquiring HIV from the little nip your litter nipper gave you is nonexistent. Neither worry nor HIV testing is warranted. Dr. BobBit by a homeless guy... Read more »
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The faces of HIV...

Posted by still_here, 4 Replies
this is spectacular!!!

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Feelgood story about a couple facing HIV and homel

Posted by Anonymous
http://www.chron.com/content/chronicle/texas/00/07/09/index.html

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bumps on face

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

is hard bumps on face relaed to hiv in any way ? i am scared... Read more »