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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
Ask the Experts

HIV Transmission

I was dating a girl who was HIV positive. When I brought up the subject of using condoms she said she doesn't like them. I then asked her what she used. She said nothing. I know she takes Reyataz and Norvir so I was wondering if they lower the risk...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,That your gal pal doesn't practice safer sex explains her HIV-positive status. Use of effective combination antiretroviral therapy that reduces the HIV plasma viral load to undetectable levels Read more »

i'm living with an hiv positive lady

she tested positive in december 2007,i tested negative twice after i learned that,we've been having safe and protected sex for a year now.the problem is she is too religious that she does not want to follow up on her cd4 counter.she believes she is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Not only are you living with "an HIV positive lady;" you're also living with a loony tunes whack job who is both pathologically manipulative and living in a deep Read more »

Enquiry-HIV/AIDS

Dear Dr. Conway,I am one of the regular Body .com visitors and I like it because of the great information. Personally I live in Seattle working with one of the largest AIDS foundations, and I feel fortunate to be here. My question is, how can you...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...with them the old fashioned "snail mail" way? When I was growing up, pen pals were very common...perhaps we could consider an "HIV penpal" club within the body, perhaps culminating with an actual visit to the place we are corresponding with? ... Read more »

$50 Ringworm Q&A

Is it true that ringworm is a symptom/sign of HIV infection?If so, is it usually in ARS symptoms or advanced HIV/AIDS?Donation being sent via paypal. I was having some trouble sending through paypal. Can you send me the link??Hugs and good karma! :)
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have a more severe, chronic and extensive course in folks who have a compromised or deficient immune system from any cause (HIV/AIDS, cancer, radiation therapy, immunosuppressive medications, etc.).To donate to the Robert James Frascino AIDS... Read more »
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American Association for World Health

What We Can Do: Motivate and Educate! Sample Activities for HIV/AIDS Awareness

... The ideas listed below challenge everyone -- members of the community, teachers, HIV/AIDS educators and members of the faith, business, and health communities -- to use their creativity to inform themselves and their Read more »
Body Positive

Breaking Down the Walls

...the virus behind bars. The People With AIDS Coalition has a long history of commitment to the needs of prisoners living with HIV/AIDS, and Newsline has been giving voice to incarcerated PWAs since it began publication in June 1985. Because... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
Connect With Others

Latino HIV+ looking for pen pals in NYC

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi: I am a 23-yr-old latino who has recently found out about my status. I am looking for pen pals to share this new chapter in my life because, frankly, I am still confused and scared about this new experience. If you are Read more »

Email Pen Pal Group for HIV + Gay Men

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I would like to know if anyone knows of a safe, secure and non-sexual email pen-palgroup website site where gay men with HIVAIDS can correspondend with each other. He is basically alone all day while I'm working and is need of some day-to-day... Read more »

Looking For New Friends

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi, I just found this website while looking for hiv+pen pals...no luck so far! Anyhow, I'm just looking for new friends, female, that can relate to being pos. I'm 36, married Read more »

Buscando Pen Pals

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hola. Tengo 23 anos y fui diagnosticaado HIV+ hace un ano y medio. Soy de Cali, Colombia pero resido en NYC. Me gustaria escuchar de otros latinos+. Quisiera saber de Read more »